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Latest revision as of 15:50, 7 December 2022

Risk of Rain 2
Risk of Rain 2 cover
Hopoo Games
Gearbox Publishing
Former Unity 2018[Note 1]
Unity 2019[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows August 11, 2020
Metacritic 85
OpenCritic 86
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Shooter, Roguelike
Art styles Stylized
Themes Sci-fi, Space
Series Risk of Rain
Risk of Rain 2 on HowLongToBeat
Risk of Rain 2 on IGDB
Risk of Rain 2 on MobyGames
Risk of Rain 2 on Wikipedia
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General information

Official Discord server
Steam Community Discussions



Type Notes
DLC Survivors of the Void is a sizable DLC, adding new content in nearly every aspect of the game.
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Survivors of the Void


Type Notes
No microtransactions Risk of Rain 2 has no microtransactions.

Essential improvements

Skip intro movies

Modify config.cfg[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Risk of Rain 2_Data\Config\.
  2. Open config.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Replace intro_skip 0; with intro_skip 1;.
  4. Replace splash_skip 0; with splash_skip 1;.
  5. Save the file and launch the game.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Risk of Rain 2_Data\Config\[Note 3]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Hopoo Games, LLC\Risk of Rain 2\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/632360/pfx/[Note 4]

Save game data location

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\632360\remote\UserProfiles\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/632360/pfx/[Note 4]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Steam Cloud


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Toggleable using the Fullscreen checkbox; for exclusive fullscreen, use the -window-mode exclusive command-line argument.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Toggleable; disabled by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
60 FPS limit by default; can be adjusted by setting FPS Limit to 30, 60, 120 or Unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.


Keyboard and mouse settings (1/2).
Keyboard and mouse settings (1/2).
Keyboard and mouse settings (2/2).
Keyboard and mouse settings (2/2).
Controller settings (1/2).
Controller settings (1/2).
Controller settings (2/2).
Controller settings (2/2).

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
0.01 to 1.00. Can also individually scale X and Y-axis sensitivity from 0.01 to 1.00.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
1 to 10. Can also individually scale X and Y-axis sensitivity from 0.01 to 1.00.
Controller Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Sound Effects, Music
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Select Mute When Unfocused option.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Fan translation.
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
Use Nucleus Co-op.
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
P2P traffic is routed through Steamworks Steam Matchmaking & Lobbies backend.[4]
No in-game server browser, servers must be joined via Steam or the in-game console
Direct IP


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 40033, 43305
UDP 24024
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Issues fixed

Official Issue FAQ

Other information


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


Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise
Input Rewired
Multiplayer Steamworks Steam Matchmaking & Lobbies

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-6100
AMD FX-8350
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 580
AMD Radeon HD 7870
DirectX 11 compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unity engine build: 2018.4.16f1[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2019.4.26f1[2]
  3. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  4. 4.0 4.1 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>/632360/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (632360) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-03-31
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2022-03-01
  3. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2022-03-09
  4. Risk of Rain 2 Discord: #ror2-tech-support - last accessed on 2019-04-07
    "[2201 UTC 2019-04-07] its steam server related. Yesterday steam multiplayyer went down for a couple of hours and ypu couldmt play multiplayer"