Planet Coaster

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Planet Coaster
Planet Coaster cover
Developers
Frontier Developments
Engines
Cobra[1]
Release dates
Windows November 17, 2016
macOS (OS X) November 17, 2020
Taxonomy
Themes Amusement park
Planet Coaster guide on StrategyWiki
Planet Coaster on MobyGames
Planet Coaster on Wikipedia

Key points

Steam Workshop integration.

General information

Official Site
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM[2]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Classic Rides Collection
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Magnificent Rides Collection
Windows
macOS (OS X)
World's Fair Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Vintage Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Studios Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Adventure Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Spooky Pack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Ghostbusters™
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Knight Rider™ K.I.T.T. Construction Kit
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Back to the Future™ Time Machine Construction Kit
Windows
macOS (OS X)
The Munsters® Munster Koach Construction Kit
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Quick Draw Interactive Shooting Ride Free DLC
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use the -nointro command line argument to skip intro videos.[3]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Frontier Developments\Planet Coaster\<user-id>\Config
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Frontier Developments\Planet Coaster
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/493340/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Frontier Developments\Planet Coaster\<user-id>\Saves
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/493340/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings
In-game video settings

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings
In-game audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Brazilian Portuguese
Spanish
Korean
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Japanese

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
Interface Scaleform

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2300
AMD FX-4300
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon 7850
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit OS 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>/493340/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (493340) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. BrettC_Frontier comments on Q: Does planet coaster use its own engine? - last accessed on August 31, 2016
    "We use our own in-house engine known as Cobra [...] Planet Coaster will be on the Cobra engine as well."
  2. Planet Coaster on Steam - last accessed on August 31, 2016
    "Incorporates 3rd-party DRM: Denuvo Antitamper"
  3. Can I skip the intro video? Frontier Forums - last accessed on June 2017
    "Use -nointro to skip intro video"