Overkill's The Walking Dead

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OVERKILL's The Walking Dead
OVERKILL's The Walking Dead cover
Developers
Overkill Software
Publishers
Starbreeze Studios
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows November 6, 2018
Reception
Metacritic 51
OpenCritic 53
IGDB 50
Overkill's The Walking Dead on IGDB
Overkill's The Walking Dead on MobyGames
Overkill's The Walking Dead on Wikipedia
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General information

Official Wiki
Official Facebook page
Official Twitter
Official Discord server
Reddit Community
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Windows
Humble Store
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Starter Edition and Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Deluxe Edition
Windows
OVERKILL Skin Pack Pre-order bonus.
Windows
OVERKILL Knife Skin Pre-order bonus.
Windows
OVERKILL Flask Pre-order bonus.
Windows
S02E01 No Sanctuary
Windows
S02E02 On The Run Free.
Windows
S02E03 Enemy Of My Enemy Free.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\OTWD\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/717690/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\OTWD\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/717690/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Only 16:9 aspect ratio resolutions are officially supported.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay is Hor+.[1] Run the game in borderless windowed mode; fullscreen mode is limited to 16:9 resolutions. FMVs are stretched and menus are Vert-.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Between 50° and 70°.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Uses desktop resolution.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Low, Medium, High, Ultra
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Optional frame rate cap with values between 30 and 300 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Enter cannot be bound to commands.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
[2]
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, SFX, Voice-over, HUD.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Subtitle size is adjustable.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

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

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
Use Nucleus Coop & Unofficial mod.
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX 3.4.0.0
Audio Ogg Vorbis
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4460
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 60 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti
DirectX 11 compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection
A 64-bit processor and operating system is 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>/717690/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (717690) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Rose on 2018-10-11
    Compared 2560x1080 to 1920x1080 in the beta.
  2. BETA - Part 2 - PATCH NOTES - last accessed on October 15, 2018
  3. OVERKILL's The Walking Dead - Closed BETA Questions - last accessed on October 11, 2018