Phoenix Point

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Phoenix Point
Phoenix Point cover
Developers
Snapshot Games
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows December 3, 2019[2]
macOS (OS X) December 3, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 74
OpenCritic 72
IGDB 82
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Phoenix Point on HowLongToBeat
Phoenix Point on IGDB
Phoenix Point guide on StrategyWiki
Phoenix Point on MobyGames
Phoenix Point on Wikipedia

General information

Official forums
Official Discord server
Official subreddit
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition and Ultra Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (see notes)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable.[3][4]
Deluxe Edition and Ultra Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Game Pass for PC
Windows
Steam (unavailable)
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Year One Edition. Set to be released on December 10, 2020.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Exclusive to the Epic Games Launcher on macOS for 1 year after release.[5]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass Includes Blood and Titanium, Legacy of the Ancients, Festering Skies, two unannounced DLCs, and deluxe bonus content.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Blood and Titanium
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Legacy of the Ancients
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Festering Skies
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Version differences[edit]

Game editions comparison chart.
Game editions comparison chart.
The Base Edition includes the base game and a digital game manual.
The Deluxe Edition includes all Base Edition content, the Alien "Living Gun" Set and Alien Chitin Armor Set in-game items, The Compendium digital story collection, a digital artbook, and desktop wallpaper.
The Ultra Edition includes all Deluxe Edition content and the Season Pass.

Game data[edit]

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

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Snapshot Games Inc\Phoenix Point\EGS\<user-id>\Options.jopt
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Snapshot Games Inc\Phoenix Point\EGS\LocalData\Options.jopt
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Snapshot Games Inc\Phoenix Point\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/839770/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Snapshot Games Inc\Phoenix Point\EGS\<user-id>\*.zsav
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Snapshot Games Inc\Phoenix Point\EGS\LocalData\*.zsav
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Application Support/com.snapshotgames.phoenixpoint
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/839770/pfx/[Note 2]
If the game is not run via the Epic Games Launcher, saves and configuration files will be saved to LocalData instead of the <user-id> subdirectory.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Gameplay is Hor+; cutscenes are 16:9 pillarboxed.[6]
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay is Hor+; cutscenes are 16:9 pillarboxed.[7]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS when Vsync is disabled.[8]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

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

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects, Environment, Interface
Surround sound
Stereo.[9]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

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

VR support[edit]

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

Issues unresolved[edit]

Black screen on startup[10][edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
AMD Phenom II X3
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R9 270
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectSound compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.11
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon Pro 555
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.4.15f1[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>/839770/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (839770) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-02-02
  2. Phoenix Point Release Date and DLC - last accessed on 2019-11-01
  3. Epic Games store FAQ - last accessed on 2019-03-12
  4. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-12-03
  5. Epic FAQ — Phoenix Point - last accessed on 2019-12-04
    "Part of our arrangement with Epic is a one year-exclusivity period on PC and Mac through the Epic Games Store."
  6. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-12-05
    Tested at 2560x480 custom resolution.
  7. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-12-05
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution.
  8. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-12-03
    Tested at 50 Hz, 60 Hz.
  9. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2019-12-03
    Tested with Special K.
  10. Black screen on startup - Bug Reporting - Snapshot Games Forums - last accessed on 2019-12-05