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Scars Above

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Scars Above
Scars Above cover
Developers
Mad Head Games
Publishers
Prime Matter
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows February 28, 2023
Reception
Metacritic 69
OpenCritic 66
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Adventure, Shooter
Art styles Realistic
Themes Horror, Sci-fi, Space
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Scars Above is a singleplayer third-person action, adventure and shooter game.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
[1]
Windows

Monetization

Type Notes
One-time game purchase The game requires an upfront purchase to access.

Microtransactions

Type Notes
No microtransactions The game does not contain microtransactions.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\ScarsAbove\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1196090/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\ScarsAbove\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1196090/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

Graphics settings
Graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Tied to Textures Quality setting.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Low, Medium, High, and Ultra settings for TAA. Can't be turned off.
High-fidelity upscaling
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Up to 300 FPS.
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.

Input

Mouse settings
Mouse settings
Controller settings
Controller settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
PlayStation controllers
DualSense and its proprietary features (haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, controller speaker) are also supported.
PlayStation button prompts
Use PlayStation Button Replacer mod.
Light bar support
Adaptive trigger support
DualSense haptic feedback support
Connection modes Wired,

Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Controller button prompts are prioritized.

Audio

Audio settings
Audio settings
Language settings
Language settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Sound Effects, Music, Voice, Cutscene, Controller Speaker (DualSense only)
Surround sound
Stereo only.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Controlled by the Auto Mute setting.
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Mistakenly advertised as Portuguese.
Russian
Spanish


Other information

Gameplay settings
Gameplay settings

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4440
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 18 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
AMD Radeon HD 7870
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system 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>/1196090/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1196090) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References