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Tuque Games
Perfect World Entertainment
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 30, 2016
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General information

Official Website
Steam Community Discussions


Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Original Soundtrack Available for free.

Game data[edit]

In-game gameplay settings.
In-game gameplay settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\VideoSettings.xml[Note 2]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/251230/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SaveGame\[Note 2]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/251230/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Default fullscreen is borderless. Use windowed mode with -popupwindow parameter for alternative mode or -window-mode exclusive for exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

In-game remapping settings.
In-game remapping settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
No acceleration.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Some game settings can't be changed without mouse input.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Remapping required as default controls are not recognized correctly.
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes Wired, V1
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Can be adjusted or disabled.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, effects and speech.
Surround sound
Audio logs are not subtitled during missions but can be read in the database available from the main menu.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
3 Co-op

Connection types


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 7100
UDP 7100
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

VR support[edit]

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

Issues unresolved[edit]

Mouse lag[edit]

Mouse lag may be noticeable even with Vsync being disabled. Enabling exclusive fullscreen mode with the -window-mode exclusive parameter and disabling the in-game FPS limit can reduce this effect slightly.[1][2]

Other information[edit]


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


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) AMD/Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
AMD Radeon HD 7800
DirectX 11 compatible


  1. Unity engine build: 5.4.0f3[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  3. 3.0 3.1 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>/251230/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (251230) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Verified by User:Waschbär on 2019-01-26
  2. Smooth mouse / mouse lag :: Livelock General Discussions - last accessed on 2019-01-26