Barotrauma

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Barotrauma
Barotrauma cover
Developers
Undertow Games
FakeFish
Publishers
Daedalic Entertainment
Engines
MonoGame
Release dates
Windows Early access
macOS (OS X) Early access
Linux Early access
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres ARPG, Immersive sim
Vehicles Naval/watercraft
Art styles Realistic
Themes Sci-fi, Space
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General information

Developer Discord server
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Early Access roadmap
Early Access roadmap

All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use -skipintro command line argument

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config_player.xml[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/Barotrauma/config_player.xml
Linux $HOME/.local/share/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/Barotrauma/config_player.xml
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\Barotrauma\
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Gameplay scales with a combination of Hor+ and Vert-.[1]
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay scales with a combination of Hor+ and Vert-.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Resolution is locked to the display's when borderless window is in use.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Input settings
Input settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Voice chat settings
Voice chat settings

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish
Turkish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
16
Online play
16
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Comes with a separate executable for hosting a dedicated server.
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
OpenGL 2.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Farseer Physics Engine
Audio OpenAL

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 350 MB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
A 64-bit operating system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9.5
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 350 MB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 350 MB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 3.0 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 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).

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-08-02
    Tested on 2560x720 custom resolution.
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-08-02
    Tested on 2560x1080 custom resolution.