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Uplink: Hacker Elite

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Uplink: Hacker Elite
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Developers
Introversion Software
Linux Edward Rudd
macOS (OS X) Ambrosia Software
Release dates
Windows October 1, 2001
Linux October 1, 2001
macOS (OS X) May 27, 2003
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General information

Introversion Forums
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Essential improvements[edit]

UplinkOS[edit]

UplinkOS is a massive overhaul of Uplink's interface. Not only does it improve the aesthetics of the game, it also streamlines every aspect of the interface.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\users\options\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Uplink/options
Linux ~/.uplink/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\users\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Uplink/
Linux ~/.uplink/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Non-standard method used; Check "Network options" in the settings[1]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Text will be very small and can be hard to read at this resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Working using GameCompanion, but icons and fonts are cut off.[2]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable
Tested only on Windows. Unknown for MacOS and Linux.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 300 MHz Intel Pentium II 350 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM OpenGL compatible
32 MB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.5.8, 10.6.3
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo 1.66 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) RedHat Linux 6.2
Processor (CPU) 1.66 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 MB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM

References

  1. The Ultimate Uplink Guide
  2. Verified by User:SN4T14 on 12 May 2013