We Happy Few

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We Happy Few
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Developers
Compulsion Games
Publishers
Gearbox Software
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows August 10, 2018
macOS (OS X) TBA[1]
Linux TBA[1]
We Happy Few at Wikipedia

General information

Official forums
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\GlimpseGame\Saved\Config\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/320240/pfx/[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\GlimpseGame\Saved\SaveGames\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/320240/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Advanced video settings.
Advanced video settings.
General settings.
General settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Native support.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Up to 120°.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, TAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Optional frame rate capping and smoothing, including unlimited. Defaults to smoothed 20-62 FPS.
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Only Mouse Smoothing is available.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Both the Y Axis and X Axis can be inverted.
Controller
Controller support
Supports XInput controllers only.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Both the Y Axis and X Axis can be inverted.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects, dialogue, music, broadcast and ambient.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Subtitles don't always appear.[3]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French

VR support[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

General Issues[edit]

Try the following solutions in order to solve any issues.
Windowed Mode and No Hardware Detection[citation needed]
  1. See Command line arguments.
  2. Use the -nohwdetect -ResX YourWidth -ResY YourHeight -Windowed arguments.

Notes

Change the bold text beginning with Your to the desired values.


Windows Updates and Redistributables[citation needed]
  1. For Windows 8.1 and earlier open this link and navigate to the Method 2: Microsoft Download Center section then choose the correct version.
  2. Download this file and install it.

Notes

The x86 stands for 32-bit Windows and x64 for 64-bit Windows.
If the above solutions don't work send a bug report.
Bug Reporting[4]
  1. Open the Start menu, enter %LOCALAPPDATA%\GlimpseGame\Saved\Logs then press Enter.
  2. Find GlimpseGame.log and send it to this email - support@compulsiongames.com

Crash on Startup[edit]

See General Issues.

Black Screen[edit]

See General Issues.

Issues unresolved[edit]

AMD Performance Issues[edit]

The following issue is being investigated, there are no known solutions currently, simply lower any graphical settings as a workaround.[5]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Currently requires a 64-bit OS.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz Triple Core 2.5 GHz Quad Core
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 5870
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7870
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/320240/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (320240) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References