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{{DLC|
 
{{DLC|
{{DLC/row| Digital Deluxe | Includes manual, lore book, soundtrack, art book, novellas, and hi-res wallpapers. | Windows, OS X, Linux }}
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{{DLC/row| Expansion Pass | Includes '''The Battle of Steeltown''' and '''Cult of the Holy Detonation''' | Windows, OS X, Linux }}
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{{DLC/row| The Battle of Steeltown |  | Windows, OS X, Linux }}
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{{DLC/row| Cult of the Holy Detonation |  | Windows, OS X, Linux }}
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{{DLC/row| Digital Deluxe Extras | Includes manual, lore book, soundtrack, art book, novellas, and hi-res wallpapers. | Windows, OS X, Linux }}
 
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===Version differences===
 
===Version differences===
 
{{ii}} The '''Digital Deluxe Edition''' includes the base game and the '''Digital Deluxe''' content.
 
{{ii}} The '''Digital Deluxe Edition''' includes the base game and the '''Digital Deluxe''' content.
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==Essential improvements==
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===Skip intro videos===
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==Game data==
 
==Game data==
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{{ii}} The {{code|*}} is a number folder, which may be different for each person.
 
  
 
===[[Glossary:Save game cloud syncing|Save game cloud syncing]]===
 
===[[Glossary:Save game cloud syncing|Save game cloud syncing]]===
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|fov notes                  = Zooming in and out is possible by using the mouse wheel.
 
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|light bar support notes  = Static cyan.
 
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|separate volume          = true
 
|separate volume notes    = Master, Music, Sound Effects, Interface, Voice
 
|separate volume notes    = Master, Music, Sound Effects, Interface, Voice
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|subtitles notes          = Text size can be adjusted. Song lyrics are not subtitled.
 
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Revision as of 17:56, 27 October 2021

Wasteland 3
Wasteland 3 cover
Developers
inXile Entertainment
Publishers
Deep Silver
Engines
Unity 2019[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 28, 2020[2]
macOS (OS X) December 17, 2020
Linux December 17, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 85
OpenCritic 86
IGDB 87
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control, Point and select
Genres Tactical RPG
Art styles Realistic
Themes North America, Post-apocalyptic
Series Wasteland
Wasteland 3 on HowLongToBeat
Wasteland 3 on IGDB
Wasteland 3 guide on StrategyWiki
Wasteland 3 on MobyGames
Wasteland 3 on Wikipedia
Wasteland
Wasteland 1988
Wasteland 2 2014
Wasteland Remastered 2020
Wasteland 3 2020

General information

Official forum
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet logo.svg
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
Icon overlay.png
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Game Pass for PC
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Expansion Pass Includes The Battle of Steeltown and Cult of the Holy Detonation
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Battle of Steeltown
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Cult of the Holy Detonation
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Digital Deluxe Extras Includes manual, lore book, soundtrack, art book, novellas, and hi-res wallpapers.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences

The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the base game and the Digital Deluxe content.

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Modify registry entry[3]
  1. After launching the game for the first time go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Change the value of the key SkipIntroMovies_h2793336001 from 0 to 1.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\InxileEntertainment\Wasteland 3\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Wasteland3\Save Games\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\DeepSilver.56575194F7E04_hmv7qcest37me\SystemAppData\wgs\<user-id>\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.config/Wasteland3

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video

Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Some cutscenes are letterboxed.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay with spanned HUD; some cutscenes are letterboxed.[4]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Zooming in and out is possible by using the mouse wheel.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
On and off only.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, FXAA, SMAA, TAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Option for Colorblind combat icons in the Interface settings.

Input

Input settings (keyboard)
Input settings (keyboard)

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Uses system cursor sensitivity.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller input must be selected in the Gameplay settings via mouse & keyboard.
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller cursor speed in Gameplay settings.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Static cyan.
Connection modes USB
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Toggle between keyboard & mouse and controller input in Gameplay settings.

Audio

When online, game can use Microsoft's PlayFab cloud services to narrate textual GUI elements, as well as translate voice chat into text and vice-versa.[5]
Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects, Interface, Voice
Surround sound
Center speaker not in use.[3]
Subtitles
Text size can be adjusted. Song lyrics are not subtitled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Added with Patch 1.2.0.
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Added with Patch 1.2.0.
Russian
Spanish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
2 Co-op
Online play
2 Co-op
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Other information

Gameplay settings
Gameplay settings
Interface settings
Interface settings

API

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

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics SpeedTree
Audio Wwise
Input Rewired

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 3.3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 52 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Also works on Windows 7.[3]
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 11.1
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 45 GB
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 18.04 or later
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 45 GB
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2019.4.4f1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-08-29
  2. Wasteland 3's new release date is August 28, 2020 : Games - last accessed on 2020-03-31
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Verified by User:Waschbär on 2021-10-27
  4. Wasteland 3 - PC Ultra Quality (3440x1440) - last accessed on 2020-08-28
  5. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2020-08-30
    When disconnected from the Internet, attempting to use the Narrate UI, Voice Chat Text-to-Speech, or Voice Chat Speech-to-Text results in an error message saying that since the PlayFab servers cannot be reached, those features are unavailable.