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Coffee Stain Studios
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows Early access
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Building, Open world
Vehicles Truck, Off-roading, Train
Themes Sci-fi
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Satisfactory is a first-person open world factory building game developed and published by Coffee Stain Studios.

The game was released to early access on March 19, 2019 on Epic Games Store and has reached over 500,000 copies sold by June 7, 2019.[2] Following its third major update, the game became available on Steam on June 8, 2020, allowing cross-play with Epic Games Store.[3] Coffee Stain Studios described the releases on both platforms as an "incredible success", as they announced that by July 3, the number of sales on Steam has exceeded 360,000 and the total number across both stores has reached 1.3 million.[Note 2][4]

The game has received six major updates, with the last released to the main branch of the game on September 20, 2022.[5]

As of July 16, 2021, official mod support is planned but not implemented.[6] The community-created FICSIT Augmentation Database serves as an unofficial mods repository containing hundreds of modifications.

General information

Official subreddit
Official wiki
Official Discord server
Community questions and answers
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 from the executable with the -EpicPortal command line argument.[7]
Humble Store
Requires online activation
CD key
Choice between Epic Games Store activation and a Steam key.
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Essential improvements

Skip splash screen

Use the -nosplash command line argument.[8]
Remove the image file[9]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\FactoryGame\Content\Splash\
  2. Delete or rename the file within.
Game updates may restore it.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\FactoryGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/526870/pfx/[Note 3]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\FactoryGame\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/526870/pfx/[Note 3]
See the official post on transferring save files between Epic Games Store and Steam versions.

Photo mode screenshots location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FactoryGame\Screenshots\

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Enabled on October 9, 2019.[10]
Steam Cloud


Video settings
Video settings
User interface settings
User interface settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
HUD is spanned. Vert- model scaling adjustable with First Person FOV Modifier.[11]
Vert- model scaling adjustable with First Person FOV Modifier.[12]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
20-120° horizontal, or vertical with Maintain Y-Axis FOV Aspect Ratio enabled.
See Field of view (FOV) for more.
First-person player model is controlled by the First Person FOV Modifier slider.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
0 to 8 depending on the Texture Quality setting.[13]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA. Setting to Low disables it.[14] See Console commands for more options.
High-fidelity upscaling
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
30, 60, 120, 144, any value, or unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the engine page to force native HDR output, or the glossary page for other alternatives.
Ray tracing (RT)
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

Field of view (FOV)

Set FOV to any value beyond in-game limits through a config file[16]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini in a text editor.
  3. Locate the line that starts with mFOV= and modify the value (e.g. mFOV=133).
  4. Save the changes.
See Console commands for real-time FOV adjustment.[17]


Controls settings
Controls settings
Key bindings
Key bindings


Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Ambient, Factory, Equipment, Music, Effects, UI, Dialogue.
Factory, Equipment, and Effects can also be adjusted per item.[Note 4]
Surround sound
The landing intro voice is not captioned but the following game instructions always are.
Closed captions
An experimental option labeled Enable Directional Subtitles.
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio
Gameplay settings
Gameplay settings


Many translations may be incomplete.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
United Kingdom and Canada varieties are also available.
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Cyrillic and Latin versions are available.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op
Official support for up to 4 players. No actual limit.
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Type Native Notes
See the official guide on setting up a dedicated server.
Direct IP

Issues fixed

Delays and other connection issues

Adjust network quality[21][22]

From the main menu, go to Options → Gameplay, and set Network Quality to Ultra.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Described as experimental.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Multiplayer Epic Online Services [3][23]

Command line arguments

Command Notes
-dx11 Switches to the DirectX 11 graphics API.[24]
-dx12 Switches to the DirectX 12 graphics API.[24]
-vulkan Switches to the Vulkan graphics API.[24]
-NoMultiplayer Disables all online functionality.
-NoSteamClient Disables Steam connectivity.

Console commands

Enable the console by pressing Ctrl+ Shift+L, then access it by pressing ~.
Command Notes
FOV [number] Field of view degrees, allowing for values missing from the settings.
Pause Toggle for pausing the game.
r.Atmosphere [number] Enables or disables the planet's atmosphere.
r.Fog [number] Enables or disables the fog.
r.ScreenPercentage [number] Sets the resolution scale, allowing for downscaling and upscaling.
r.TemporalAAFilterSize [number] Sets the spread of the TAA samples. Enter values between 0 and 1 to sharpen the image.
r.ViewDistanceScale [number] Sets the maximum distance at which world objects like foliage and stone formations are visible, allowing for values above the Video settings' maximum of 1.
The Unreal Engine 4 article covers more options.
A list of Unreal Engine 4 console variables and commands contains other potentially useful options.
Remap the console button[16]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Input.ini in a text editor.
  3. Add the following lines:
Replacing F6 with other key codes is possible.

System requirements

Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3570 3.4 GHz 4 Core
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 770
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build:[1]
  2. 958,917 copies sold on Epic Games Store and 367,601 on Steam.
  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>/526870/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (526870) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  4. For example, Door Volume is adjustable under Factory Volume, and Chainsaw Volume is adjustable under Equipment Volume.


  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2022-07-20
  2. Satisfactory sold over 500,000 copies on the Epic Store, says developer - last accessed on 2020-05-18
  3. 3.0 3.1 EOS (Epic Online Service) - last accessed on 2020-06-08
  4. Releasing Satisfactory's Total Number of Sales - last accessed on 2020-07-03
  5. Patch Notes: Early Access - v0.6.1.0 – Build 201145 - last accessed on 2022-09-20
  6. Answering common questions about Mods in Satisfactory - last accessed on 2021-07-16
  7. Update on Update 3 - last accessed on 2019-11-15
  8. Verified by User:Rose on 2021-01-22
  9. 9.0 9.1 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-03-26
  10. Patch Notes: Early Access - v0.2.1.17 - Build 106504 - last accessed on 2019-10-09
  11. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-12-04
    Tested at 5760x1080
  12. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-12-04
    Multiple screenshots taken at 2560x1080 and 1920x1080, then compared.
  13. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-30
    Switched between the texture settings and checked the r.maxAnisotropy value in the console.
  14. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-12-04
    sg.AntiAliasingQuality and r.PostProcessAAQuality get set to 0 in GameUserSettings.ini and the console when set to Low in the game.
  15. Whats the current situation on DLSS/FSR? - last accessed on 2022-11-12
  16. 16.0 16.1 Verified by User:Rose on 2020-03-15
  17. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-30
  18. Mouse Acceleration still a issue? - last accessed on 2019-06-05
  19. Verified by User:Rose on 2022-09-20
    Connected an Xbox Wireless controller and checked the DLLs used by the game, finding no presence of Windows.Gaming.Input.
  20. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-03-26
    Rear speakers are utilized by the game.
  21. Bug : Unable to play multiplayer anymore (savefile > 10 mb) - last accessed on April 1, 2019
  22. Multiplayer server lag - last accessed on April 1, 2019
  23. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-08-08
    EOSSDK-Win64-Shipping.dll is found in the game folder.
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 NEW Features we've added to Update 5 since release - last accessed on 2021-11-23