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Latest revision as of 00:45, 17 September 2021

Octopath Traveler
Octopath Traveler cover
Square Enix
Square Enix
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows June 7, 2019
Metacritic 80
OpenCritic 84
Octopath Traveler on HowLongToBeat
Octopath Traveler on IGDB
Octopath Traveler guide on StrategyWiki
Octopath Traveler on MobyGames
Octopath Traveler on Wikipedia

Key points

Poor mouse support, no usable cursor in menus or during gameplay.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM was removed on November 5, 2019.[2]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Octopath_Traveler\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/921570/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Octopath_Traveler\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/921570/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]


Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Pillarboxed by default. Use this mod for Hor+.
4K Ultra HD
According to game's system requirements text, it claims that "4K resolutions are not officially supported".
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
[citation needed]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Low, medium, high, and highest presets. Can be disabled.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
See High frame rate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See High dynamic range display (HDR).
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Disable AA in Engine.ini[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add [SystemSettings] into the file (if not present already), and under it add r.PostProcessAAQuality=0.

High frame rate[edit]

Set FPS cap in GameUserSettings.ini[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Add FrameRateLimit=120 under [/Script/Engine.GameUserSettings] where 120 is your desired frame rate.
Frame-rates above 60 will make the party-members' movements choppy and blurry

High dynamic range display (HDR)[edit]

Add HDR commands to engine.ini[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open engine.ini, add the following lines, and then save and close the file:
Dialog bubbles and some UI elements will leave afterimages from barely visible outlines to black full screen

Depth of field[edit]

Depth of field sometimes blurs the background and other parts of the game, so some users may find it preferable to disable it.
Disable DOF in Engine.ini[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add [SystemSettings] into the file, and under it add r.DepthOfFieldQuality=0.


Disable bloom in Engine.ini[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add [SystemSettings] into the file (if not present already), and under it add r.BloomQuality=0.


Gamepad settings


Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Voice, Music, Sound effects, Ambient sounds
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Fan translation by "Exclusive Studio"

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) AMD FX-4350
Intel Core i3-3210
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon R7 260X
Nvidia GeForce GTX 750
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX Compatible Sound Card
A 64-bit operating system is required.
The minimum requirements are for 30+ FPS @ 1280x720 on "LOW" graphics preset. The recommended requirements are for 60 FPS @ 1920x1080 on "Very High" graphics preset.


  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.18.0[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/921570/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (921570) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Aemony on 2021-09-17
  2. Square Enix has removed the Denuvo anti-tamper tech from Octopath Traveler - DSOGaming - last accessed on 2019-11-05
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Octopath graphics tweaks - last accessed on 2019-06-12
  4. Octopath fps unlock - last accessed on 2019-06-15