Oddworld: Soulstorm

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Oddworld: Soulstorm
Oddworld: Soulstorm cover
Oddworld Inhabitants
Frima Studios
Unity 2019[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows April 6, 2021
Metacritic 71
OpenCritic 71
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Cinematic camera, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Platform, Puzzle
Art styles Stylized
Themes Fantasy
Series Oddworld
Oddworld: Soulstorm on HowLongToBeat
Oddworld: Soulstorm on IGDB
Oddworld: Soulstorm on Wikipedia
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Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee 2010
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Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath HD 2012
Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty! 2015
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee (2016) 2016
Oddworld: Soulstorm 2021

Oddworld: Soulstorm is a singleplayer cinematic camera and side view action, platform and puzzle game in the Oddworld series.

General information

Official Discord server for game series


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched from the executable.[2]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Settings[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Oddworld Inhabitants Inc\Oddworld_ Soulstorm

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Can be forced using borderless windowed mode, but is pillarboxed to 16:9 during gameplay, menus are improperly displayed, and Vert- is applied, cutting off the HUD.[4]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Referred to as "Fullscreen Window".
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Always enabled, regardless of in-game settings.[6]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
The game always uses x8 anti-aliasing, regardless of in-game settings.[6]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Framerate is dependent on monitor's refresh rate.
FMV cutscenes are capped at 30 FPS.[7]
High dynamic range display (HDR)


Keyboard and mouse bindings
Keyboard and mouse bindings
Gamepad bindings (DualShock 4 layout)
Gamepad bindings (DualShock 4 layout)


Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate volume percentages for Music, SFX, and Speech.
Can be set in intervals of 5, from 0 to 100.
Surround sound
Plays up to 7.1.[8]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses when out of focus.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Leaderboards only.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Abe occasionally gets stuck in an infinite falling loop[edit]

Reload the last checkpoint by selecting "Restart Checkpoint" from the pause menu.[citation needed]

Other information[edit]


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


Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Quad Core 1.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unity engine build: 2019.4.14f1[1]
  2. 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).
  3. Note the cut-off UI in the lower corners of image and the glitched out pause menu that appear from outside the 16:9 aspect ratio when resuming.


  1. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-04-06
    As indicated in the game's player.log file.
  2. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-04-06
    Tested by playing the game after closing the Epic Games Launcher and deleting the .egstore folder from the game's directory.
  3. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-04-06
    Tested on an multi-monitor setup.
  4. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-03-30
    Tested at 2560x1080 resolution after changing in-game display settings to Fullscreen Window.
  5. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-04-06
    Tested at 3840x2160 resolution.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-04-06
    As indicated in the game's Settings.cfg file.
  7. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-04-06
    As seen in the game's video file directory.
  8. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-04-06
    Tested in 7.1 using Orban Loudness Meter in conjunction with Razer Surround.