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Revision as of 03:39, 21 May 2024

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This product is unreleased but remains under active development - information may change frequently and could be outdated or irrelevant.
Tower Unite
Tower Unite cover
PixelTail Games
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows Early access
Linux Early access[1]
macOS (OS X) TBA[2]
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person, Third-person, Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control
Genres Party game, Mini-games, Arcade, Gambling/casino, Card/tile, Racing, FPS, Survival horror
Art styles Stylized
Tower Unite on HowLongToBeat
Tower Unite on IGDB
Tower Unite on MobyGames

General information

Official forums
Developer Discord server
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
All versions require Steam DRM.
The experimental Linux build was discontinued[3] in favor of Proton (Steam Play) which "performs better than the native Linux build of Unreal 4 (in the version we are using)"[4].

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Supporter Pack Contains gameplay altering Speed Shoes in the plaza and player condos.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Tower\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
macOS (OS X)
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\394690\remote\
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/394690/pfx/[Note 2]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
50-120°. For higher, see Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Appears to be controlled by the "Texture Quality" setting.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, TAA and SSAA with the "Resolution Scale" setting slider.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Maximum framerate limited to 60 while hosting a peer-to-peer session.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the engine page to force native HDR output, or the glossary page for other alternatives.
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Field of view (FOV)

Higher FOV
  • Edit %AppData%/Local/Tower/Saved/Config/WindowsNoEditor/Game.ini and replace FOV=


Control settings.
Control settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Added in update[5]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller support is currently only partially implemented for the Plaza, Condos and certain Game Worlds.
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
PlayStation controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Button prompts
A non-functional settings option exists for selecting which set of button prompt icons to use, but controller button prompts are currently unimplemented for now.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Store NPC dialogue is entirely text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be enabled by setting the "Unfocused Volume" slider to 0.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
64 Co-op, Versus
Maximum player count varies between Game Worlds.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Used for Condos and Game Worlds.
Official servers only
Peer-to-peer hosting only
Direct IP
Supported via Steam's server browser.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 10, 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio FMOD
Multiplayer Steamworks
Anti-cheat Valve Anti-Cheat (VAC) [6]

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 22 GB
Video card (GPU) 1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Other Broadband internet connection
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.22.3
  2. Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data: