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Risk of Rain 2

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Risk of Rain 2
Risk of Rain 2 cover
Hopoo Games
Gearbox Publishing
Unity 2019[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 11, 2020
Metacritic 85
OpenCritic 86
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Shooter, Roguelike
Art styles Cel-shaded, Stylized
Themes Space, Sci-fi
Series Risk of Rain
Risk of Rain 2 on HowLongToBeat
Risk of Rain 2 on IGDB
Risk of Rain 2 on MobyGames
Risk of Rain 2 on Wikipedia
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Risk of Rain 2 is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person action, shooter and roguelike game in the Risk of Rain series.

General information

Official Discord server
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable. [2]
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Humble Store
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Type Notes
DLC The DLC includes new items, survivors, monsters and environments.
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.


Type Notes
No microtransactions Game does not contain any microtransactions.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Survivors of the Void
Seekers of the Storm Not available yet.

Essential improvements

Skip intro movies

Modify config.cfg[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Risk of Rain 2_Data\Config.
  2. Open config.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Replace intro_skip 0; with intro_skip 1;.
  4. Replace splash_skip 0; with splash_skip 1;.
  5. Save the file and launch the game.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Risk of Rain 2_Data\Config\[Note 2]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Hopoo Games, LLC\Risk of Rain 2\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/632360/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\632360\remote\UserProfiles\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/632360/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Steam Cloud


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Toggleable using the Fullscreen checkbox; for exclusive fullscreen, use the -window-mode exclusive command-line argument.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Toggleable; disabled by default.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
60 FPS limit by default; it can be adjusted by setting FPS Limit to 30, 60, 120 or Unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Ray tracing (RT)
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unity page for more details.


Keyboard and mouse settings (1/2).
Keyboard and mouse settings (1/2).
Keyboard and mouse settings (2/2).
Keyboard and mouse settings (2/2).
Controller settings (1/2).
Controller settings (1/2).
Controller settings (2/2).
Controller settings (2/2).

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
0.01 to 1.00. Can also individually scale X and Y-axis sensitivity from 0.01 to 1.00.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
The X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
All buttons aside from start and back can be remapped; joystick movements cannot be remapped.
Controller sensitivity
1 to 10. Can also individually scale X and Y-axis sensitivity from 0.01 to 1.00.
Controller Y-axis inversion
The X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
PlayStation controllers
DualShock 4, DualSense
PlayStation button prompts
Light bar support
Adaptive trigger support
DualSense haptic feedback support
Connection modes Wired, Wireless (Bluetooth)
Generic/other controllers
DirectInput controllers Xbox prompts are shown and may work as expected, but the lack of settings for joystick axes, start/back buttons, and prompts may present conflicts and confusion about controls. Nintendo Switch controllers have their joysticks assigned incorrectly.
Button prompts
DirectInput devices will have certain buttons presented as specific Xbox prompts with no way to correct them in game menus. Partially recognized devices, such as Nintendo Switch controllers, may cause all button prompts to be displayed as question marks.
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Glyphs flicker between mouse and keyboard/controller sets.
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Cursor detection


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Sound Effects, Music
Surround sound
7.1. Imaging is accurate.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Select Mute When Unfocused option.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Fan translation.
Fan translation; download.
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation. Links: Thunderstore Steam Guide GitHub


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
Use Nucleus Co-op.
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
P2P traffic is routed through Steamworks Steam Matchmaking and Lobbies backend.[4]
There is no in-game server browser; servers must be joined via Steam or the in-game console.
Direct IP


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 40033, 43305
UDP 24024
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Issues fixed

Official Issue FAQ

Other information


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


Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise
Input Rewired
Multiplayer Steamworks Steam Matchmaking & Lobbies

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-6100
AMD FX-8350
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 580
AMD Radeon HD 7870
DirectX 11 compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unity engine build: 2019.4.26f1[1]
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  3. 3.0 3.1 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>/632360/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (632360) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2022-03-01
  2. Verified by User:XactactX on 2023-12-27
    Tested using the EGS version.
  3. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2022-03-09
  4. Risk of Rain 2 Discord: #ror2-tech-support - last accessed on 2019-04-07
    "[2201 UTC 2019-04-07] its steam server related. Yesterday steam multiplayyer went down for a couple of hours and ypu couldmt play multiplayer"