Phantom Doctrine

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Phantom Doctrine
Phantom Doctrine cover
CreativeForge Games
Good Shepherd Entertainment
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 14, 2018
Phantom Doctrine on Wikipedia

General information Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Deluxe Edition Upgrade
Halloween Scare Tactics Free
Alienware Jackets Limited cosmetic DLC available from Alienware.
Alienware Items Limited cosmetic DLC available from Alienware.

Game data[edit]

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

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\PhantomDoctrine\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/559100/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\PhantomDoctrine\Saved\<user-id>\SaveGames\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/559100/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Exclusive fullscreen also available.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Scales with texture quality preset. Force in GPU control panel or see Anisotropic filtering (AF) for manual adjustment.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA in various quality levels or off.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Set AF samples[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following to the end of the file and save it.

Motion Blur[edit]

Disable Motion Blur[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following to the end of the file and save it.


May also be disabled by setting "Post Processing" graphical option in-game to "Low" in case the above method doesn't work.

Input settings[edit]

In-game remapping settings.
In-game remapping settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
No acceleration.
Mouse sensitivity
Uses system cursor settings. Camera scroll speed adjustable.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Custom agent name requires keyboard input.
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Dead zone can be adjusted.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Static blue.
Connection modes V1, Wired
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Input device can only be changed in the main menu settings, not in the pause menu.
Haptic feedback
Can be 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, voice, interface and cinematic volume.
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
2 Versus

Issues fixed[edit]

A list of known problems and solutions can be found on Steam Community Discussions.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Quiet voice comms[edit]

Incoming voice communications are much quieter than outgoing messages, making them hard to hear sometimes. It can help to reduce the music and sound effects volume in the audio settings.

Other information[edit]


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

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2100
AMD Phenom II X4 965
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Intel HD 620
AMD Radeon HD 5770
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.19[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/559100/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (559100) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Verified by User:Waschbär on 2019-10-04