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Assault Android Cactus

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Assault Android Cactus
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Witch Beam
Former Unity 5[Note 1]
Unity 2017[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows September 23, 2015
macOS (OS X) September 23, 2015
Linux September 23, 2015
Monetization One-time game purchase
Assault Android Cactus on Wikipedia

Key points

As of April 30, 2019, this game has been upgraded to Assault Android Cactus+, featuring new content and improvements from the Nintendo Switch version.[2]

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Fan-made wiki


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Assault Android Cactus+, sold via Humble widget.
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macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
Assault Android Cactus+.
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macOS (OS X)
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
Assault Android Cactus+. Can be played without Steam, but cannot access Daily Drive or leaderboards without a Steam log-in.[3]
macOS (OS X)
Publisher website (unavailable)
Assault Android Cactus+.
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macOS (OS X)

Version differences

Steam version has online leaderboards and Daily Drive while the DRM-free versions does not and uses an offline version of Daily Drive instead.
Assault Android Cactus+ is an updated version of the game that backports the improvements, accessibility features, and new content from the Nintendo Switch version.
All previous owners of Assault Android Cactus receive the Plus version free of charge.[2]

The game's original soundtrack is available from the composer's Bandcamp page for non-Steam users.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Witch Beam\Assault Android Cactus
macOS (OS X)
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\cactus_Data\game0a.sav[Note 3]
macOS (OS X)
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/250110/remote

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
General settings.
General settings.
Accessibility settings.
Accessibility settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use launch parameters -screens:# with # being the number of screens you have available.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen mode is fullscreen windowed.[4] For exclusive fullscreen, launch the game using the command-line argument -window-mode exclusive.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA on or off.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Optional cap of 60, 120 or Unlimited if V-sync disabled.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Color blind mode
Under Accessibility Options, Enemy Hit Flash and Screen Shake can also be adjusted.
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.


Keyboard and mouse State Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
First-person camera mode only.
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
First-person camera mode only.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Static light cyan.
Connection modes V1, Wired, Bluetooth
V2 and Wireless Adapter untested.
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
May require changing controller in the settings before being able to use.
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official Steam Controller bindings only.
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX and Voice.
Surround sound
Up to 7.1 surround sound.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Issues fixed

Your display's resolution is not available in the Video Options

Use launch parameters -screen-width X -screen-height Y[citation needed]
Change the values of X width and Y height to match your desired resolution.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
Use launch parameter -force-glcore. OpenGL version unspecified.
Shader Model support 3.0, 4.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)


Middleware Notes
Input Rewired, SDL2

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 4000
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Lion
Processor (CPU) Intel Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 4000
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 or Equivalent
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 4000


  1. Unity engine build: 5.4.1f1[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 2017.4.24f1
  3. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).


  1. Verified by User:Marioysikax on 2018-05-10
  2. 2.0 2.1 Assault Android Cactus+ - last accessed on 2020-01-21
  3. Question about the DRM-free version on Playism :: Assault Android Cactus General Discussions - last accessed on December 30, 2018
    "I do know that all copies sold include a Steam key and the Steam build is 100% DRM free as well, it checks to see if you're launching via steam and enables leaderboards/daily drive if so, but if not it just disables leaderboards and switches to the offline daily drive mode."
  4. Assault Android Cactus tech support - Steam Community Discussions - last accessed on 2020-01-21
    "the default fullscreen mode is now Fullscreen Window, use this command for Fullscreen Exclusive"
  5. Catalina 64-bit Compatibility - Google Docs - last accessed on 5 May 2023