Killer Instinct

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For the original game, see Killer Instinct (1994 video game).

Killer Instinct
Killer Instinct cover
Developers
Original concept Rare
Season 1 Double Helix Games
Season 2-3+ Iron Galaxy Studios
Publishers
Microsoft Studios
Engines
Slayer
Release dates
Windows March 29, 2016
Killer Instinct guide on StrategyWiki
Killer Instinct on MobyGames
Killer Instinct on Wikipedia

Key points

Cross-platform play with Xbox One players.
All purchases for the Xbox One version carry over to the Microsoft Store version.
Includes an in-game benchmark.

General information

Official website for game
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere. Definitive Edition also available, included with Xbox Game Pass for PC.
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\Microsoft.KillerInstinct-Win10_8wekyb3d8bbwe\Settings
Steam
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/577940/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Microsoft Store
Steam
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/577940/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud
Synced with Xbox One version

Video settings[edit]

General Settings
General Settings
Video Settings
Video Settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF topic.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF topic.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Default setting.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Can be forced through video card control panel
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On/off only. Type unknown.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Active by default, can't be disabled
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Game speed tied to 60fps framerate. If the game runs too fast, make sure it is patched to the latest version.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Input Settings
Input Settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings
Audio Settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.1 output.[2]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
Versus
Crossplay with Xbox One.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Killer Instinct.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Wwise
Interface Scaleform
Cutscenes Bink
Multiplayer Xbox Live Paid subscription not required for PC players.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67 GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 965 @ 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 21.74 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 480
AMD Radeon HD 5850
Other Windows 10 November update installed (Windows 10 Version 1511)
64-bit OS required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/577940/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (577940) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References