7 Days to Die

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7 Days to Die
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Developers
The Fun Pimps
Engines
Unity 2018.2[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) Early access
Linux Early access
7 Days to Die on Wikipedia

General information

Official Website
Official Forum - Bugs can be reported here
Official wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Gamesplanet
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\The Fun Pimps\7 Days To Die\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Preferences/unity.The Fun Pimps.7 Days To Die.plist
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/The Fun Pimps/7 Days To Die/
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\7DaysToDie\Saves\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/7DaysToDie/Saves/
Linux ~/.local/share/7DaysToDie/Saves/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Huge impact on FPS and HUD not centered
Ultra-widescreen
[1]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Set to 65° by default. Can be modified by using Console Commands.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Launch the game in window with -popupwindow parameter
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA toggle
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Half and Full.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No FPS limit observable.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Set FOV in console[3]
  1. Open the console (F1).
  2. Enter sg OptionsFieldOfViewNew followed by the FOV value you want.

Notes

Entering this command without a value will show the current value being used.
Closing or restarting the game application will return the value to default 65°.
FOV changes do not affect the size of weapons on the screen.[2]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Overall Sound, Music, Ambient Sound and Voice Volume
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

All localizations are using the console translation. The translation isn't up-to-date to the current version as the console development is put on hiatus. Various missing or wrong translations can be found while playing.
The language can be changed in the game properties using Steam.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
-
German
-
Spanish
-

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16 8 by default
Online play
64

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 26900
UDP 26900-26902
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

VR support[edit]

Devices Native Notes
Tobii Eye Tracking
Use Tobii Game Hub. Supports head tracking.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL 4.5
Vulkan 1.1 1.1.86
Shader Model support 5.0
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Interface NGUI
Input InControl Version 1.6.17 build 9143
Multiplayer Steamworks
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-Cheat

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) 1024 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) 1024 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) 1024 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.2.0f2

References