7 Days to Die

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7 Days to Die
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Developers
The Fun Pimps
Engines
Unity 2019[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) Early access
Linux Early access
Reception
OpenCritic 37
IGDB 36
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Adventure, Open world, RPG, Simulation, Sandbox, Strategy, Survival, Tower defense
Vehicles Automobile, Bicycle, Motorcycle
Art styles Stylized
Themes North America, Post-apocalyptic, Zombies
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General information

Official forums – 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
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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[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)
50-85° as of Alpha 18.3. See also Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter (or see the glossary page).
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Low, Medium, High, Ultra and Ultra+
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]

If you still want to set an FOV more accurately than the in-game menu allows for, you'll have to do it in the registry.
Set FOV in registry
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Change OptionsGfxFOV_h4285148883 to the value you want.

Notes

FOV changes do not affect the size of weapons on the screen.[2]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Overall Sound, Ambient Sound, In-Game Music, Menu Music and Voice Volume. Dynamic Music can be enabled and modified (for how long the music is played per day in percentage) or disabled.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

The language can be changed in the game properties using Steam.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Spanish
Italian
Russian
Brazilian Portuguese
Polish
Turkish
Korean
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Japanese
Latin American 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 Not fully supported
Shader Model support 5.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
32-bit Windows support was removed in Alpha 18.[3]
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Interface NGUI
Input InControl Version 1.8.2 build 9357
Multiplayer Steamworks
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-Cheat [4]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12 GB
Video card (GPU) 2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection
A 64-bit operating system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.12
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12 GB
Video card (GPU) 2 GB of VRAM
Other Broadband Internet connection
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 12 GB
Video card (GPU) 2 GB of VRAM
Other Broadband Internet connection
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2019.2.17f1

References