Blair Witch

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Blair Witch
Blair Witch cover
Developers
Bloober Team
Publishers
Lionsgate Games
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows August 30, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 69
OpenCritic 68
IGDB 73
Taxonomy
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Adventure
Themes Contemporary, North America, Detective/mystery, Horror
Series Blair Witch
Blair Witch on HowLongToBeat
Blair Witch on IGDB
Blair Witch on MobyGames
Blair Witch on Wikipedia
Blair Witch
Blair Witch Volume 1: Rustin Parr 2000
Blair Witch Volume 2: The Legend of Coffin Rock 2000
Blair Witch Volume 3: The Elly Kedward Tale 2000
Blair Witch 2019

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Only available in DACH countries. Contains 2 DVDs.
Windows
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
[1]
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Windows
Oculus Store
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VR Edition
Windows
Steam
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Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Original Soundtrack
Windows
The Art of Blair Witch Artbook
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename the video files[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Blairwitch\Content\Movies\.
  2. Delete or rename LoadingScreen.mp4 and TotemLoop.mp4.

4K Remastered Pre-Rendered Cutscenes [H264/HEVC][edit]

Upscaled the original cutscenes to 4K, encoded to H264 and HEVC. Also offers 1440p versions. Steam Guide
Use H264 for weaker CPUs, but the file sizes will be somewhat larger.
Use HEVC to save space, but requires stronger CPU.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Blairwitch\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\3951BlooberTeamS.A.BlairWitch_myqva651hxz16\LocalCache\Local\Blairwitch\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1092660/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Blairwitch\Saved\SaveGames\
Microsoft Store
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1092660/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Display settings
Display settings
Advanced graphics settings
Advanced graphics settings

The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Post-processing[edit]

Disable depth of field through the config file[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini in a text editor.
  3. Add the following lines:
[SystemSettings]
r.DepthOfFieldQuality=0
Disable chromatic aberration[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini in a text editor.
  3. Add the following lines:
[SystemSettings]
r.SceneColorFringeQuality=0
Disable film grain[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini in a text editor.
  3. Add the following lines:
[SystemSettings]
r.Tonemapper.Quality=3

Input[edit]

Controls settings
Controls settings
Keyboard and Mouse controls
Keyboard and Mouse controls
Controller actions
Controller actions

Audio[edit]

Audio Menu
Audio Menu
Gameplay settings
Gameplay settings
Screenshot showing subtitles with speaker names and text background enabled.
Screenshot showing subtitles with speaker names and text background enabled.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, SFX, Voice overs.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Options for size, style, color and character names display.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Fan translation by AR Team, download.
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Hungarian
Fan translation.
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Blairwitch- 3D-Vision-WIP-Fix - Losti - V0.01.
vorpX
G3D, Z3D, DirectVR
Officially supported game , see release update 19.2.4

Issues fixed[edit]

Black screen after starting a new game[edit]

(Windows N editions) Download and install the appropriate version of the Media Feature Pack and reboot the PC[5]

Game crashes during startup[edit]

See Bypass OpenSSL SHA bug on Intel 10th gen and later CPUs.[6]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3220 3.3 GHz
AMD A8-7600 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 16 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti
AMD Radeon R7 265
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 11 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>/1092660/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1092660) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Epic Store games you can play without the Epic Launcher - last accessed on 2020-11-01
  2. 2.0 2.1 Verified by User:Waschbär on 2020-09-27
  3. 3.0 3.1 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-08-30
  4. Verified by User:Keith on 2019-09-03
  5. Update ? :: Blair Witch General Discussions - last accessed on 2020-09-27
  6. Verified by User:Mastan on 2022-04-03