Escape from Tarkov
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|2016-2019||Unity 5[Note 1]|
|2019-2021||Unity 2018[Note 2]|
|2021||Unity 2019[Note 3]|
|Contract Wars Client||2014|
|Escape from Tarkov||EA|
|Escape from Tarkov Arena||TBA|
|Developer website||Linking the game to Steam account is a possible future option, the game plans to be release on Steam "awhile after the game is released our own platform." Both versions will play on the same servers.|
- Mac and Linux native versions are planned after release.
- A Mac version was planned in 2015 but remained unreleased as of January 2022. Mac logo is still visible in BattleStateGames website.
- Linux support was planned in 2015 as well and was confirmed to be planned in several of the streams.
- Game works with Wine and Proton with BattlEye patches, but online raids don't work due to missing BattlEye modules.. They are planned to be implemented by BattlEye.
- The account is free to create and can download the launcher, but the the game is paid with no current permanent free trial, however there exist 7-day trial keys which can be won on various occasions.
|DLC||DLCs are planned after release – among them Scav Life, Winter and Sniper. They will be free for the "Edge of Darkness" pre-order package.|
- The game is said not to have any microtransations, although there are some events (Christmas, participation in tests, Twitch drops events) that can give extra items. There are also some items being given out to contributing community members on certain occasions.
DLC and expansion packs
|Season Pass||Currently available only with "Edge of Darkness" pre-order package.|
|The Predator E-book||Get extra game gear as a bonus to the e-book: AKS74U with Zenit body kit; Silenced P226 with special ammo.|
|The Voice Behind E-book||Get extra game gear as a bonus to the e-book: Crye Precision Airframe Tan Helmet with GPNVG 18; 2 adrenaline injectors; 5 RGD-5; 200 rounds of 9x19mm Luger CCI.|
- DLCs are planned after release – among them Scav Life, Winter and Sniper.
- Pre-order packages come with various pre-order bonuses depending on package. "Edge of Darkness" pre-order package includes a Season Pass.
- Upcoming Escape from Tarkov Arena game will be a separate purchase that will be cheaper than the game. It will be free with the "Edge of Darkness" pre-order bonus.
- Books DLCs are currently not available.
Configuration file(s) location
|Windows||%APPDATA%\Battlestate Games\Escape from Tarkov\Settings
- Game progress and some settings are stored on your account.
|4K Ultra HD|
|Field of view (FOV)||Game uses vertical FOV. Slider up to 75 (107 horizontal on a 16:9 screen) degrees.|
|Borderless fullscreen windowed|
|Anisotropic filtering (AF)|
|Anti-aliasing (AA)||FXAA, TAA and Resampling available, along with sharpness slider.|
|Vertical sync (Vsync)||You can also set custom FPS limits for the game lobby (up to 60) and in game (up to 144).|
|60 FPS and 120+ FPS||Framerate cap of 144. Can be unlocked by enabling VSync in the game's options and disabling it in the Nvidia Control Panel.|
|High dynamic range display (HDR)||See the glossary page for potential alternatives.|
|Color blind mode|
|Keyboard and mouse||State||Notes|
|Remapping||Various options like activation on double key press, on key press and after key press.|
|Mouse sensitivity||Separate slider for aiming down sights.|
|Mouse input in menus|
|Mouse Y-axis inversion|
|Separate volume controls||Overall, SFX, Interface, Chat sounds and Music.|
|Mute on focus lost|
|English||English voiceovers are currently only available for English-speaking characters.|
|Czech||Website and launcher are currently not translated.|
|Hungarian||Website and launcher are currently not translated.|
|Japanese||Launcher is currently not translated.|
|Polish||Website and launcher are currently not translated.|
|Slovenian||Website and launcher are currently not translated.|
|Russian||Russian voiceovers are currently only available for Russian-speaking characters.|
|Latin American Spanish||Website is currently not translated.|
|Turkish||Website is currently not translated.|
- More languages are upcoming. Official translations can be found here.
- Subtitles and non-native voiceovers are planned (options are already present in menu but currently not usable).
|Local play||1||Various maps are available to play in "offline mode", although you still need to be connected to the game servers to login, with no progression of any kind. Various settings like AI number and difficulty available.|
|Online play||12||Co-op, Versus
Players can assume a role of NPC player, "Scav" in scenario mode, possibly increasing the amount of 12 online players in session.
|Direct3D||11||DirectX 9 support was present in the early versions, but was removed and replaced with DirectX 11 in later patches. DirecX 12 can be forcefully enabled with
|Shader Model support||5|
|Windows||64-bit for both the launcher and game itself.|
- Vulkan support was enabled briefly, but removed afterwards. It was planned for future update.
|Audio||Steam Audio||Works when Binaural sound game option is enabled|
|Anti-cheat||BattlEye|| Custom anticheat was used previously|
|Operating system (OS)||7 / 8 / 10|
|Processor (CPU)||Intel Core 2 Duo - 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon x2 - 2.6 GHz
|Intel Core i5 Quad Core - 3.2 GHz
AMD Athlon II x4 - 3.6 GHz
|System memory (RAM)||8 GB||12 GB|
|Hard disk drive (HDD)||18 GB||20 GB|
|Video card (GPU)|| 1 GB of VRAM |
DirectX 11 compatible
|2 GB of VRAM|
- A 64-bit operating system is required.
- Verified by User:Faalagorn on 2018-12-29
- Verified by User:Faalagorn on 2021-11-07
- Verified by User:Faalagorn on 2022-06-19
- Unity 2020 - Twitch
- FAQ related to the pre-orders - Escape from Tarkov
- Linux. - Twitch
- Tarkov auf MacOS - last accessed on 2021-06-12
- BATTLESTATE GAMES LIMITED
- Каким будет Escape from Tarkov: интервью с ведущим гейм-дизайнером игры
- Linux! - Twitch
- Linux! - Twitch
- Linux/Mac Proton Support - Page 2 - Suggestions - Escape from Tarkov Forum
- (Update) Escape from Tarkov · Issue #430 · Starz0r/AreWeAntiCheatYet
- Arena for Edge of Darkness - Twitch
- Give BEAR some broken English speech. : EscapefromTarkov Reddit
- Russian QnA : EscapefromTarkov Reddit
- BattlEye – The Anti-Cheat Gold Standard
- Approximate system requirements - Escape from Tarkov