Among Us

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Among Us
Among Us cover
Developers
Innersloth
Engines
Former Unity 2019[Note 1]
Unity 2020[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows November 16, 2018
macOS (OS X) April 12, 2021[3]
Reception
Metacritic 85
OpenCritic 82
IGDB 79
Taxonomy
Microtransactions Cosmetic, Finite spend
Modes Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control
Genres Party game
Art styles Cartoon
Themes Sci-fi, Space
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General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable.[4]
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
itch.io
DRM-free
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Windows
Mac App Store
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Free-to-play with ads.
macOS (OS X)
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Game Pass for PC
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Innersloth\Among Us\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\Innersloth.AmongUs_fw5x688tam7rm\SystemAppData\Helium\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/945360/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Innersloth\Among Us\playerStats2
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/945360/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Graphics settings
Graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Only shows a 1/4 of the screen. Can be adjusted by setting the .exe compatibility "Change high DPI settings" option for "High DPI scaling override."
Field of view (FOV)
2D game with top-down perspective
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
[5]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vectorized effects, such as "flashlight" shadows, are not antialiased.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Gameplay runs at 60fps or higher. Other players movement is capped at 30.
Game capped at 60 with vsync off. Turn on vsync to run the game at monitor's refresh rate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

General settings including sound and controls
General settings including sound and controls

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music/SFX
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Portuguese
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
10 Split screen, or multi-monitor local play is possible with NucleusCoop for up to 10 players
LAN play
10 Includes cross play with mobile and console.
Online play
10 Includes cross play with mobile and console. Public games or join via room code.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Online play servers are hosted by the dev, inbuilt server browser for public games.
Self-hosting
LAN play only

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11 DirectX 12 can be forced using the -force-d3d12 command line argument.[7]
Executable 32-bit 64-bitARM Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Input Rewired

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) SSE2 instruction set support
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 250 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 10 compatible

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2019.4.9f1[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2020.2.6f1[2]
  3. 3.0 3.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/945360/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (945360) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Shadowstealer7 on 2020-09-27
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-05-27
  3. How to Play Among Us on Mac - last accessed on 2021-04-28
  4. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2021-05-27
  5. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-12-18
    Fullscreen was always borderless windowed in the Game Pass version.
  6. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-12-18
    Tested in the Game Pass version.
  7. Verified by User:Shadowstealer7 on 2020-12-19
    Works without any issue during testing