Dead Cells

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Dead Cells
Dead Cells cover
Developers
Motion Twin
Release dates
Windows August 7, 2018
macOS (OS X) August 7, 2018
Linux August 7, 2018
Reception
Metacritic 89
OpenCritic 89
IGDB 90
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Metroidvania, Platform, Roguelike
Art styles Pixel art
Themes Fantasy
Dead Cells on HowLongToBeat
Dead Cells on IGDB
Dead Cells on MobyGames
Dead Cells on Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Rise of the Giant Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
The Bad Seed
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\options.json[Note 1]
Microsoft Store %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Packages\MotionTwin.DeadCellsWin10_rtjy889c6zgtg\Settings
macOS (OS X)
Linux <path-to-game>/save/options.json
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\588650\remote\options.json
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\user_#.dat[Note 1]
Microsoft Store %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Packages\MotionTwin.DeadCellsWin10_rtjy889c6zgtg\LocalCache\Local\MotionTwin\DeadCells
macOS (OS X)
Linux <path-to-game>/save/user_#.dat
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\588650\remote\user_#.dat

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Input[edit]

In-game controller settings.
In-game controller settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Full keyboard rebinding.
Mouse acceleration
Does not use mouse.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Full controller rebinding.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Shows Xbox prompts for Steam Controller.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Use Aurora to add DS4 light bar support.
Connection modes V2. Wired, Bluetooth
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
XInput only
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Main, Music, Sound Effects, Ambient Sound
Surround sound
Subtitles
All dialogue is text only.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

In-game language selection.
In-game language selection.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Portuguese
Shown as supported but not available.
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
The Steam version has fan-made translations that can be downloaded via Steam Workshop.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
OpenGL 3.2
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio OpenAL

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5750
OpenGL 3.2 compatible
DirectX 9.1 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.19
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 3.2 compatible
MacBook, MacBook Pro, or iMac (2012 or later)
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5750
OpenGL 3.2 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References