Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2

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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 cover
Developers
Tindalos Interactive
Publishers
Focus Home Interactive
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows January 24, 2019
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada
Subseries of Warhammer 40,000
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2016
Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 2019

General information

Official Battlefleet Gothic: Armada Subforum (Focus Forums)
Official Discord server
Lexicanum - A huge wiki for the Warhammer 40,000 series
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\BattlefleetGothic2\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/573100/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\BattlefleetGothic2\Saved\SaveGames\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/573100/pfx/[Note 1]

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
Vert- Field of View causes cropping of top and bottom of screen. No currently announced plans to fix this.[1]
Ultra-widescreen
As with multi-monitor, there is no official support; however, this may still be tolerable depending on your aspect ratio.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and two settings for TAA. Image Sharpening is also an option.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
See High frame rate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

High frame rate[edit]

Change frame rate cap
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Find FrameRateLimit and change the number value as desired.
  4. Save the file.

Notes

A value of '0' for this setting will result in a 62 FPS cap.

Input settings[edit]

Gameplay Settings.
Gameplay Settings.
Input Settings.
Input Settings.
Keybinding Settings.
Keybinding Settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Camera scrolling and zooming sensitivity options available. The majority of gameplay uses an unlocked mouse cursor.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Affects camera movement when rotating the view. See Mouse sensitivity notes.
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings.
Audio Settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
General, Music, SFX, and Voices.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Campaign dialogue only.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
[2]
Online play
4 Co-op, Versus
Co-op Campaign and Battle (Skirmish). Co-op supports up to two players. Skirmishes are 1v1 or 2v2 with a Ranked option.

Issues fixed[edit]

Default Windows cursor appearing, mouse input not working[edit]

Can be caused by using keyboard commands (e.g. Alt+Tab ) to switch between windows.
Regain mouse focus
  1. Press Alt+Tab to focus away from the window.
  2. Manually click on the icon for Battlefleet Gothic: Armada II from your Taskbar.
Alternatively, a game restart will work.

Startup Crash/instability/performance problems on systems with more than one monitor (Patch 3)[edit]

The patch released on April 1, 2019 has addressed this issue.
Previous Workaround[3]
  1. Right-click Battlefleet Gothic: Armada II from your Steam Library and select "Properties."
  2. Click "Set Launch Options.
  3. In the window that opens, enter -WinX=0 -WinY=0 on the line provided.
  4. Press "OK" to save changes and close the Properties window.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Ultrawide/multi-monitor display resolutions cause extreme zoom[edit]

Battlefleet Gothic: Armada 2 uses Vert- Field of View scaling, causing displays wider than 16:9 to zoom in more than intended.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-Cheat [4]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3450 3.1 GHz
AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7870
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/573100/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (573100) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References