Detroit: Become Human

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Detroit: Become Human
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Quantic Dream
Release dates
Windows December 12, 2019
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General information

Official support page


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
A demo is also available.
All versions require Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GraphicOptions.JSON[Note 1]
%USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Quantic Dream\Detroit Become Human\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Quantic Dream\Detroit Become Human\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

High frame rate[edit]

Change FPS limit in the config file[5]
  1. Open <path-to-game>\GraphicOptions.JSON in a text editor.
  2. Change the FRAME_RATE_LIMIT line to "FRAME_RATE_LIMIT": 4, for no FPS limit, 3 for 144 FPS or 2 for 90 FPS.
Applying any of the in-game limiter options will reset the values.
Allows limiting FPS to any value from none to 1000.
Disables both of the in-game FPS limiter options' functionality.

Input settings[edit]

Key bindings.
Key bindings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse buttons are not remappable.[7]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
0.10-1.00 in increments of 0.05 for X and Y axis.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Relies on Epic Games Launcher, preventing direct launch from the Big Picture mode.[8]
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
X and Y axis inversion options.[9]
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes Wired
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Vibration toggle.[9]
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Volume control is limited to a global setting and 4 presets.
Surround sound
Small, Medium, and Large size options.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Languages settings.
Languages settings.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Latin American Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Graphics card is not supported[edit]

Attempting to launch the game may result in the "Your graphics card is not officially supported" error message.
Update the graphics card drivers.[12]

System cannot find the path specified[edit]

A number of players have encountered "The system cannot find the path specified" error message while playing.[13]
Game update 1.0 addressed the issue.[14] The previously applicable workaround is found below.
Enable Unicode support in the system[15]
  1. On Windows 10, use the search functionality within the taskbar to locate and select Language settings.
  2. Scroll down to select Administrative language settings.
  3. Click on Change system locale...
  4. Check the Beta: Use Unicode UTF-8 for worldwide language support box.
  5. Click on OK to save the changes.

Crash in Fugitives chapter[edit]

Attempting to access the Mind Palace (right mouse button) shortly after cutting the fence in the Fugitives chapter may result in a game crash.[16][17]
Game updates 1.0 and 2.0 addressed crashes that happen during the chapter.[14][18] The previously applicable workaround is found below.
Avoid pressing the button until later.[17]

Black screen[edit]

After game update 1.0, players have reported encountering a black screen preventing progression.[19][20]
The issue was addressed in a follow-up game update.[21]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Vulkan 1.1 [14]
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Physics Havok [22]
Audio Wwise [22]
Interface Scaleform [22]
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Epic Online Services [23]

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 59 GB[24]
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 780
AMD Radeon HD 7950
3 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.
The game requires a CPU with SSE4.1 instructions.[14]
Independent benchmarks suggest that meeting the recommended system requirements is not enough for 60 FPS at 1080p on Ultra graphics settings.[25][26]


  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).


  1. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-12
    Launching the game created a Denuvo token.
  2. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-12
    Launched and tested at a custom 5760x1080 desktop resolution.
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-12
    Tested at the native resolution of 2560x1080.
  4. so PC version got no HDR ?! really ? - last accessed on 2019-12-13
  5. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-13
    Verified each value in the game. 4 resulted in over 1000 FPS at loading screens.
  6. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-13
    Tested by setting to 130, which resulted in similar FPS values in the game.
  7. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-12
  8. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-13
    Launched the game and went through every option, then briefly played with an Xbox 360 controller.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-12
    Tested with an Xbox 360 Razer Onza controller.
  10. PC support for PS4 controller - mod needed! - last accessed on 2019-12-12
  11. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-12
    The game used the rear speakers for positional audio.
  12. Not working on PC with a GTX 1060 - last accessed on 2019-12-12
  13. "System cannot find path"??? - last accessed on 2019-12-16
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Patch Notes 1.0 - last accessed on 2019-12-19
  15. PC Release Questions and Problems Megathread comment - last accessed on 2019-12-16
  16. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-16
    Experienced multiple times - always under the described circumstances. The conditions that allowed to pass the point were not clear.
  17. 17.0 17.1 PC Release Questions and Problems Megathread comment 2 - last accessed on 2019-12-16
  18. Patch Notes 2.0 - last accessed on 2020-02-15
  19. PC Release Questions and Problems Megathread comment 2 - last accessed on 2019-12-19
  20. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-19
    The screen appeared after the first game update and after having viewed the flowchart of a just completed chapter.
  21. [1] - last accessed on 2019-12-23
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-18
    As seen at the end credits, under External providers - Middlewares.
  23. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-14
    EOSSDK-Win64-Shipping.dll is present in the game folder. Friends' stats are displayed in the game.
  24. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-12-12
    The official system requirements lack HDD information. The international version of the game took up over 58.2 GB on the hard drive after installation.
  25. Detroit: Become Human PC Performance Analysis - last accessed on 2019-12-29
  26. Detroit Become Human тест GPU/CPU - last accessed on 2019-12-19