Outlast 2

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Outlast 2
Outlast 2 cover
Red Barrels
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows April 25, 2017
Outlast 2 on MobyGames
Outlast 2 on Wikipedia
Outlast 2013
Outlast 2 2017
The Outlast Trials TBA

General information

Official Website
Official Forums
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename IntroLogo.ol2[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\OLGame\Movies\
  2. Delete or rename IntroLogo.ol2

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Outlast2\OLGame\Config\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/414700/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Outlast2\OLGame\SaveData\
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/414700/remote/
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/414700/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game graphics settings
In-game graphics settings

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change FOV[2][3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLGame.ini.
  3. Change the following values to your preference.
    • BaseFOV=90.0 - camcorder down, in both gameplay and cutscenes
    • RunningFOV=110.0 - slightly wider view
    • CamcorderMinFOV=10.0 - camcorder zoom in, lower value to increase zoom power
    • CamcorderNVMaxFOV=75.0 - camcorder zoom out, night vision on
    • CamcorderMaxFOV=75.0 - camcorder zoom out

Borderless fullscreen windowed[edit]

Use the -borderless command line argument[3]
Enable borderless fullscreen[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change UseBorderlessFullscreen=FALSE to UseBorderlessFullscreen=TRUE.

Frame rate (FPS)[edit]

Unlock FPS cap[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLEngine.ini.
  3. Change bSmoothFrameRate=TRUE to bSmoothFrameRate=FALSE or modify MaxSmoothedFrameRate.

Chromatic aberration[edit]

Disable chromatic aberration[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change AllowChromaticAberration=TRUE to AllowChromaticAberration=FALSE.

Depth of field[edit]

Disable depth of field[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open OLSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change bAllowRedBarrelsDOF=True to bAllowRedBarrelsDOF=False.

Input settings[edit]

In-game controls settings
In-game controls settings
In-game controller layout settings
In-game controller layout settings
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
5 different controller layouts available.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Light blue when normal, green for night-vision, yellow and red flashing for critical condition, flashing red for getting hit, solid red when dead.
Connection modes Wired
V2 tested
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Not supported in menus.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Fan made translation at magyaritasok.info.hu.
Fan made translation at Patyek Magyaritásai.
Brazilian Portuguese

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Native 3D
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Outlast 2 (DX11).
G3D, DirectVR
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Other information[edit]


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


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Interface Scaleform
Input XInput

Custom refresh rate[edit]

Use the -refreshrate ### command line argument[3]

Remove texture limit[edit]

This will bypass any VRAM amount check and remove any limitations on the texture quality you are allowed to choose.
Use the -notexturelimit command line argument[3]

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-530
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
ATI Radeon HD 4870
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit OS is required.


  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>/414700/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (414700) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Waschbär on 2017-11-01
  2. Outlast 2 | WSGF - last accessed on 2017-04-27
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Official Outlast 2 Graphics Settings Guide :: Outlast 2 General Discussions - last accessed on 2017-04-27
  4. Verified by User:Keith on 2017-09-05