We Happy Few

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We Happy Few
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Compulsion Games
Gearbox Software
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


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere
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Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\GlimpseGame\Saved\Config\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
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 (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
Native support.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Up to 120°.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
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
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 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 don't always appear.[3]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

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.


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.


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]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

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
Currently requires a 64-bit OS.


  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.