Just Survive

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Just Survive
Just Survive cover
Daybreak Game Company
Forgelight Engine
Release dates
Windows Early access
Just Survive on Wikipedia

Key points

Previously known as H1Z1: Just Survive
Servers shut down on October 24, 2018.[1]

General information

Official website
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Green Man Gaming (unavailable)
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Steam (unavailable)
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All versions require Steam DRM.


DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Atlas Cosmetic Skin Pack
FREE Alpaca Backpack Free.
Manitoba Cosmetic Skin Pack
Whiptail Cosmetic Skin Pack

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/295110/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Modify UserOptions.ini[5][6]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open UserOptions.ini.
  3. Near the top, modify the value of Mode to WindowedFullscreen.
  4. Save your changes.


You may also modify the value of FullscreenMode to Windowed which changes the Alt+ Enter behavior.
Borderless mode will always result in a loss of performance and may introduce input lag.

Frame rate limit[edit]

Modify UserOptions.ini[7]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open UserOptions.ini.
  3. Find the key MaximumFPS and set the value to your preferred max fps.
  4. Save your changes.


Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Added in patch.[8]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Disable Mouse Acceleration[edit]

Editing input config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open UserOptions.ini.
  3. Under the [General] section add:

RawMouseInput=1 ReduceInputLag=0


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects, UI, Dialog, Ambient Music and Encounter Music.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Servers shut down on October 24, 2018.

Connection types


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 80, 443 (launcher and VoIP)
UDP 20040-20199, 5062
This game does not support Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for automatic port configuration.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.Note:The profile is listed under factory profiles but is not on the official list at the moment.Neither a 3D mode has been confirmed yet.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 10
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 Dual-Core with Hyper-Threading
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 275 series or higher
DirectX 10 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX Compatible Sound Card
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  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. 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>/295110/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (295110) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.