Yooka-Laylee

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Yooka-Laylee
Yooka-Laylee cover
Developers
Playtonic Games
Publishers
Team17
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows April 11, 2017[2]
macOS (OS X) April 11, 2017[2]
Linux April 11, 2017[2]
Yooka-Laylee guide at StrategyWiki
Yooka-Laylee at Wikipedia

Key points

A controller is recommended by the developers to play this game.[3]

General information

Official site
Kickstarter campaign
Yooka-Laylee Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Windows
Steam
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences[edit]

The Digital Deluxe Edition also includes a digital artbook and soundtrack.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip intro videos[5]
  1. Download Yooka-Laylee Skip Intro.
  2. Extract Assembly-CSharp.dll to <path-to-game>\YookaLaylee64_Data\Managed\.
  3. Replace the original file when prompted.

Notes

Only works with the release version 1.0 of the game.[4]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Playtonic Ltd\Yooka-Laylee\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux $HOME/.config/unity3d/Playtonic Ltd/Yooka-Laylee/
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 %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Playtonic Ltd\Yooka-Laylee\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/360830/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Unity launcher, accessed by pressing ⇧ Shift when launching the game. Input tab is using placeholders only.
Unity launcher, accessed by pressing Shift when launching the game. Input tab is using placeholders only.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enabled by default. See Force exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Post-process AA is always enabled. See Post-processing.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Physics are locked at low framerate. Stutter may appear above 60 fps.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change FOV with hex edit[6]
  1. Open YookaLaylee64.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Go to offset 0x4E890.
  3. Replace bytes 48 83 C4 20 and 48 83 C4 20 5B with EB 0C 90 90 and E9 39 1F F3 00.
  4. Go to offset 0xF808CC and paste write the bytes 6A 00 F3 0F 11 04 24 C7 44 24 04 DB 0F 49 40 68 00 00 34 43 C7 44 24 04 00 00 00 40 68 00 00 80 3F C7 44 24 04 39 8E E3 3F D9 44 24 10 D8 4C 24 14 D8 74 24 08 D8 74 24 0C D9 F2 D9 C9 D8 34 24 F3 0F 10 83 A0 04 00 00 0F 2F 44 24 04 F3 0F 5E 44 24 04 72 04 F3 0F 5E C0 F3 0F 11 44 24 04 D8 74 24 04 D9 C9 D9 F3 D8 4C 24 0C D8 4C 24 08 D8 74 24 14 D9 5C 24 10 F3 0F 10 44 24 10 48 83 C4 18 48 83 C4 20 5B E9 3C E0 0C FF.
  5. Change the multiplier at 0xF808E9 from 00 00 80 3F to a value representing your float value multiplier (default multiplier is 1.0). Remember to invert the byte order to Little Endian.

Notes

Use this online float to hex converter.

Post-processing[edit]

Disabling depth of field makes the graphics appear sharper and more detailed.[7]
Toggle post-process effects[8]
  1. Download Yooka-Laylee 3D Vision Fix.
  2. Extract the contents to the installation folder.
  3. Start the game.
  4. Press F3 to toggle the bloom effect.
  5. Press F4 to toggle the depth of field blur.
  6. Press F5 to toggle the post-process anti-aliasing.

Notes

By default the game effects aren't modified. You can change the default state in the [Constants] section of d3dx.ini.
Users with AMD GPUs need to delete the file nvapi64.dll.
If no change occurs when using the hotkeys, download the current release of 3Dmigoto and use its d3d11.dll file instead.[4]

Force exclusive fullscreen[edit]

For the Steam version, select "exclusive" when starting the game to get exclusive fullscreen.
Force exclusive fullscreen (GOG.com)[8]
  1. Create a shortcut to <path-to-game>\YookaLaylee64.exe.
  2. Add the -window-mode exclusive command line argument to the shortcut.
  3. Launch the game using the shortcut.

Notes

Using Alt+Tab to switch to desktop may not work properly anymore.

Input settings[edit]

Control settings.
Control settings.
Camera settings.
Camera settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
No acceleration present however mouse smoothing can't be disabled.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput, DualShock 4 and at least known DirectInput controllers.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Use Playstation button prompts mod.
Light bar support
Static cyan.
Connection modes V1, V2. Wired.
Wireless adaptor and bluetooth untested.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Restart required to hotplug or change first players controller.
True for multiplayer, all hotplugged controllers are assinged for additional players.
Haptic feedback
XInput and DualShock 4.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Only if the main menu is accessed with a controller (controller button prompts will be shown), otherwise the controller is used for co-op.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects, and voices.
Surround sound
Up to 7.0[9]
Subtitles
All speech is mumble, which is always subtitled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language settings.
Language settings.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus, Co-op
If first player wants to use keyboard and mouse, hotplug additional controllers only after starting the game.
LAN play
Online play

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2500 3.3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
AMD Radeon HD 6850
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
Other A Controller is STRONGLY recommended to play this game.
A 64-bit system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.11
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3470 3.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 675MX
AMD Radeon R9 M380
Other A Controller is STRONGLY recommended to play this game.
A 64-bit system is required.
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, SteamOS
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2500 3.3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
AMD Radeon HD 6850
Other A Controller is STRONGLY recommended to play this game.
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.4.3p3[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-05-13
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Yooka Laylee - Capital Cashino Trailer - YouTube
  3. Yooka-Laylee on Steam - last accessed on 2017-04-26
  4. 4.0 4.1 Verified by User:Waschbär on 2017-12-09
  5. Skip Intro Sequence :: Yooka-Laylee General Discussions - last accessed on 2017-04-19
  6. Verified by User:Brandondorf9999 on 2019-02-18
  7. Yooka-Laylee DOF Fix : Screenshot Comparison - last accessed on 2017-04-19
  8. 8.0 8.1 Helix Mod: Yooka-Laylee - last accessed on 2017-04-19
  9. http://satsun.org/audio/