Dauntless

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Dauntless
Dauntless cover
Developers
Phoenix Labs
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows September 26, 2019[1]
Dauntless on MobyGames
Dauntless on Wikipedia

Warnings

This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

General information

Official website
Official Discord server
Official wiki
Dauntless subreddit

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
All versions require Epic Games Launcher DRM and a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete video files
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Archon\Content\Movies\Windows\.
  2. Delete or rename Logo.mp4.

Game data[edit]

In-game gameplay settings.
In-game gameplay settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Archon\Saved\Config\WindowsClient\
Progress is saved on Dauntless servers.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Vert- scaling. FOV slider can be used to compensate.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
FOV slider made working in update 0.9.2.[2][3] See Increased FOV for higher values.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA always on
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Option added to unlock FPS ingame.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Increased FOV[edit]

Change the way FOV is calculated[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini in a text editor.
  3. Add the following lines:
[/Script/Engine.LocalPlayer]
AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV

Input settings[edit]

In-game input settings.
In-game input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, sound effects, bass sound effects, dialog, chat volume.
Surround sound
Subtitles
In Options > Gameplay.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op
Supports crossplay with Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PS4

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Multiplayer Easy Anti-Cheat [5]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti
DirectX 11 compatible

References

  1. Dauntless Leaves Early Access with New Season: Aether Unbound - last accessed on 2019-09-26
  2. Release: OB 0.9.2 - last accessed on 2019-08-22
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-08-22
    Tried multiple FOV settings.
  4. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-08-22
  5. Easy Anti-Cheat