Biomutant

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Biomutant
Biomutant cover
Developers
Experiment 101
Publishers
THQ Nordic
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows May 25, 2021
Reception
Metacritic 67
OpenCritic 67
IGDB 74
Biomutant on HowLongToBeat
Biomutant on IGDB
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Biomutant on Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Atomic Edition and Collector's Edition also available.[1][2][3]
Windows
Amazon.com
DRM details are not known
Atomic Edition and Collector's Edition also available.
Windows
Amazon.co.uk
DRM details are not known
Atomic Edition and Collector's Edition also available.
Windows
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Origin
Origin
Included with EA Play Pro.
Windows
Steam
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Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Mercenary Class
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Biomutant\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/597820/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Biomutant\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/597820/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Set FOV to any value beyond in-game limits through a config file[5]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Locate the line that starts with FieldOfView and modify the value (e.g. FieldOfView=125).
  4. Save the changes.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Disable AA through a config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add

[SystemSettings]
r.DefaultFeature.AntiAliasing=0

  1. Save the changes. (This will disable all forced AA in the Game)

Depth of field[edit]

Disable depth of field through a config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add

[SystemSettings]
r.DepthOfFieldQuality=0
r.DepthOfField.Max=0

  1. Save the changes.

Motion blur[edit]

Disable motion blur through a config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add

[SystemSettings]
r.MotionBlurQuality=0
r.MotionBlur.Max=0

  1. Save the changes.

High dynamic range display (HDR)[edit]

Use Special K
  1. Download Special K
  2. Enable global injection through the Special K UI
  3. (Optional) Install the Special K wrapper through the compatibility menu, by holding Ctrl+ Shift while launching the game
  4. In-game, open the Special K UI using Ctrl+ Shift+← Backspace
  5. Open the HDR Calibration menu under the Widgets tab
  6. Enable scRGB HDR (16 bit) and restart the game
  7. Adjust the settings in the HDR Calibration menu
Global injection needs to be enabled every time the game is launched, unless the local injector is installed. This may cause compatibility issues with other games
Windows HDR must be enabled
Without manual whitelisting, this method will only work for the Steam version
Fullscreen may have DPI scaling issues. For this reason, it is recommended to switch to borderless windowed in-game

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
native pcm surround sound.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Hindi
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Malay
Brazilian Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12 Add -dx12 to the launch parameters to enable Direct3D 12.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
Linux
untested with Proton

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1
Processor (CPU) AMD FX-8350 3.5 GHz
Intel Core i5-4690K 3.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 960
AMD Radeon R9 380
4 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9 compatible
A 64-bit operating 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>/597820/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (597820) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Biomutant - (PC) - last accessed on 2021-03-25
  2. Biomutant Atomic Edition - last accessed on 2021-03-25
  3. BioMutant Collector's Edition - last accessed on 2021-03-25
  4. Tons of Screenshots and Gameplay - Ultrawide Comparison - last accessed on 2021-05-25
  5. Verified by User:Rose on 2021-05-25