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Beholder 2

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Beholder 2
Beholder 2 cover
Developers
Warm Lamp Games
Publishers
Alawar
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows December 4, 2018
macOS (OS X) December 4, 2018
Linux December 4, 2018
Reception
Metacritic 76
OpenCritic 82
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Controls Point and select
Genres Adventure, Strategy
Series Beholder
Beholder 2 on HowLongToBeat
Beholder 2 on IGDB
Beholder 2 on MobyGames
Beholder
Beholder 2016
Beholder 2 2018
Beholder 3 2022
Beholder: Conductor TBA

Beholder 2 is a singleplayer adventure and strategy game in the Beholder series.

General information

Official Discord server for game series
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Gamesplanet logo.svg
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Origin
Origin
Included with EA Play Pro. Currently only visible in the EA App's Browse menu.
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Ubisoft Store
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Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Warm Lamp Games\Beholder 2\GameSettings.ini
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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 %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Warm Lamp Games\Beholder 2\Saves
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud
Ubisoft Connect

Video

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See Multi-monitor.
Hor+ scaling. UI spans the screen. Some areas and cutscenes will show out-of-bounds areas.
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Gameplay is 2D with 3D visuals.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Borderless, but fullscreen only. See PCGW's Unity Article to use a standard borderless window or exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Simple On/Off toggle.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and SSAA. Separate option for AA on particles.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.

Multi-monitor

Use Unity Launch Arguments[2]
  • Open the game normally and set visual settings as desired.
  • Use the following launch arguments to set a custom resolution: -screen-width 5760 -screen-height 1080
  • Replace the values 5760 and 1080 with the desired resolution.

Notes

Changing display settings in-game after the tweak will cause the resolution to return to its default.
Beholder 2 is not designed for multi-monitor resolutions; the menu artwork ends at 21:9 aspect, the UI spans the screen, and some minor visual issues are present at the screen edges.

Input

Keybinding settings.
Keybinding settings.
Xbox One controller bindings.
Xbox One controller bindings.

Audio

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Language settings.
Language settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
No spoken dialogue.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
German
Korean
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

Other information

API

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

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz
AMD FX-8120 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 630
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
AMD Radeon HD 6570
DirectX 9.0c compatible
A 64-bit system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.10
Processor (CPU) 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 630
AMD Radeon HD 6570
512 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 GHz
AMD FX-8120 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 630
Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
AMD Radeon HD 6570


Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.4.4f1[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-08-23
  2. Verified by User:Cptmold on 2019-07-25
    Tested at 5760x1080 Eyefinity resolution.)