A Way Out

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Not to be confused with Way Out or WayOut.

A Way Out
A Way Out cover
Developers
Hazelight Studios
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows March 23, 2018
A Way Out on Wikipedia

General information

Official website
A Way Out wiki
EA Answers HQ

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Windows
Origin
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Included with Origin Access Basic.
Windows
All versions require Origin and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\A Way Out\
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Haze1\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\A Way Out\Saves\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay, primarily windowboxed and occasionally letterboxed cutscenes.[2]
The Windows Magnifier tool can be used to zoom in during the cutscenes.[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Controlled by post-processing quality.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See HDR.

HDR[edit]

HDR
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Go to [/Script/Engine.GameUserSettings].
  4. Add bUseHDRDisplayOutput=True and HDRDisplayOutputNits=1000.
  5. (Optional) Set HDRDisplayOutputNits=1000 to the HDR peak brightness of your display.

Input settings[edit]

In-game input settings.
In-game input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Splitscreen
LAN play
2
Online play
2 Co-op
Splitscreen. Joining a friend is possible without owning the game.[4]

Connection types

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: A Way Out (DX11).

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2100T 2.5 GHz
AMD FX-6100
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7750
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References

  1. A.Way.Out-CPY - NFO file - xREL.v3 - Release & NFO Source #1 - last accessed on 2019-02-17
    "PROTECTION: Denuvo x64 + Origin"
  2. A Way Out 21:9 Info - last accessed on March 18, 2019
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-03-19
    Playing borderless, centering the mouse cursor in the menu, then zooming in with the hotkeys with increments of 5% produces good results.
  4. Play A Way Out with a Friend, Even if They Don’t Own the Game - last accessed on 2019-07-24