Hardspace: Shipbreaker

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Hardspace: Shipbreaker
Hardspace: Shipbreaker cover
Developers
Blackbird Interactive
Publishers
Focus Entertainment
Release dates
Windows May 24, 2022
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Simulation
Themes Sci-fi, Space
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Hardspace: Shipbreaker is a singleplayer first-person simulation game.

General information

Official Discord server
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Launch the game with -no-splash command line option.

Alternatively:

Edit <path-to-game>\config.ini, changing the line SkipSplashScreen=false to SkipSplashScreen=true[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Microsoft Store <path-to-game>\content\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1161580/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Blackbird Interactive\Hardspace_ Shipbreaker\Saves
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\FocusHomeInteractiveSA.HardspaceShipbreaker-PCVers_4hny5m903y3g0\SystemAppData\wgs\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1161580/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Supports 16:9 widescreen; Update 0.1.2 added UI scaling support for 21:9 resolutions also
Multi-monitor
No apparent option
Ultra-widescreen
Update 0.1.2 added UI scaling support for 21:9 resolutions
4K Ultra HD
Update 0.1.2 added UI scaling support for resolutions higher than 1080p, including 4K
Field of view (FOV)
No in-game FOV slider
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Listed as "Maximised Windowed" in Video Settings
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
No in-game graphics option
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Option available in Video Settings
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Game appears to have an unlimited framerate cap. Framerates can exceed 400 in the menus, although in-game framerates are much lower
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Menu slider between "0.0" and "3600.0"
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Also supports x-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Game recommends that it is played with a controller
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Menu slider between "0.0" and "2.0"
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate sliders for Master, SFX, Music, Speech and Cinematic volume
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-6600K
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 770
AMD Radeon R9 390
4 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/1161580/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1161580) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References