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The largest and most complete mod, adds hundreds of weapons, soldiers, what have you. Attention, it is quite large. You can find it on the Game developer site, in the forums. If you do not want to register to download, there are links to other sites hosting the mod. The mod weighs in at a hefty 7 gb or thereabouts, and its composed of thousands of small files. Ssd strongly recommended. The mod needs the community edition patch.
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{{ii}} Here [https://www.goldhawkinteractive.com/forums/index.php?/files/file/7-x-division-10000/ X-Division]
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===Unofficial patches===
 
===Unofficial patches===
 
{{ii}} The [https://www.goldhawkinteractive.com/forums/index.php?/topic/11599-what-is-xenonauts-community-edition-how-do-i-get-it/ Community Edition] is meant to be an improved version of the original game, including additional bugfixes and various new features that do not fundamentally alter the intended game experience. GOG.com version requires manual installation. X:CE does not support [[Linux]] release.
 
{{ii}} The [https://www.goldhawkinteractive.com/forums/index.php?/topic/11599-what-is-xenonauts-community-edition-how-do-i-get-it/ Community Edition] is meant to be an improved version of the original game, including additional bugfixes and various new features that do not fundamentally alter the intended game experience. GOG.com version requires manual installation. X:CE does not support [[Linux]] release.

Latest revision as of 14:31, 12 February 2024

Xenonauts
Xenonauts cover
Developers
Goldhawk Interactive
macOS (OS X) Aaron Melcher
Linux Aaron Melcher
Engines
Playground SDK 5
Release dates
Windows June 16, 2014
macOS (OS X) September 29, 2014
Linux September 29, 2014
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Isometric
Controls Point and select
Genres Strategy
Themes Sci-fi
Series Xenonauts
Xenonauts on HowLongToBeat
Xenonauts on MobyGames
Xenonauts on Wikipedia
Xenonauts
Xenonauts 2014
Xenonauts 2 EA

Xenonauts is a singleplayer bird's-eye view and isometric strategy game in the Xenonauts series.

General information

Official Forum
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Official website (unavailable)
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Essential improvements

The largest and most complete mod, adds hundreds of weapons, soldiers, what have you. Attention, it is quite large. You can find it on the Game developer site, in the forums. If you do not want to register to download, there are links to other sites hosting the mod. The mod weighs in at a hefty 7 gb or thereabouts, and its composed of thousands of small files. Ssd strongly recommended. The mod needs the community edition patch.

Here X-Division

Unofficial patches

The Community Edition is meant to be an improved version of the original game, including additional bugfixes and various new features that do not fundamentally alter the intended game experience. GOG.com version requires manual installation. X:CE does not support Linux release.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Goldhawk Interactive\Xenonauts\
%APPDATA%\Goldhawk Interactive\Xenonauts\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Goldhawk Interactive/Xenonauts/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Xenonauts\
macOS (OS X) %USERPROFILE%\Library\Application Support\Goldhawk Interactive\Xenonauts\
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Goldhawk Interactive/Xenonauts/
Location changeable from launcher.

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video

Launcher.
Launcher.
General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Pillarboxed to 16:9; near impossible to edge scroll horizontally.
4K Ultra HD
Geoscape and menu scales fine, in game UI is a bit small and gameplay gives you a very large viewing area, rather than scale. Works fine.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Select windowed mode and desktop resolution.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
On official forum; supports X:CE
Italian
On official forum; does not support X:CE
Brazilian Portuguese
On official forum
Russian
Fan translation by ZoG Forum Team.
Spanish
Fan translation by Clan Dlan, download
Can be out of date, different one (up to date) on official forum. Supports X:CE
Polish
Fan translation by karhorus - Supports X:CE
Some fan made translations are available on official Goldhawk Interactive forums.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2, 7 SP1, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Integrated graphics, monitor with resolution of 1280x720.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) Intel 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Integrated graphics, monitor with resolution of 1280x720.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Integrated graphics, monitor with resolution of 1280x720.


References