Silence - The Whispered World 2

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Silence - The Whispered World 2
Silence - The Whispered World 2 cover
Developers
Daedalic Entertainment
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows November 15, 2016
macOS (OS X) November 15, 2016
Linux November 15, 2016
Reception
Metacritic 75
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Point and select, Direct control
Genres Adventure
Art styles Stylized
Themes Fantasy
Series The Whispered World
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Silence - The Whispered World 2 2016

Silence - The Whispered World 2 is a singleplayer cinematic camera adventure game in the The Whispered World series.

General information

Official Forum
Official Support Website
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Released in Germany. Includes soundtrack on CD and a poster
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Play Anywhere
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A demo is available from GOG.com and Steam.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Artbook
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\Silence\Settings\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/Silence/Settings/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Daedalic Entertainment GmbH\Silence\Savegames\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Daedalic Entertainment GmbH/Silence/Savegames/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game graphic settings
In-game graphic settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Static aspect 16:9.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen option is borderless. See Unity.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
As part of the quality presets.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Disabled on the lowest quality preset.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input[edit]

In-game control settings
In-game control settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Once plugged in, the controller has to be enabled in the options menu.
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Input method is defined by the Gamepad active setting.

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings
In-game audio settings
In-game language and subtitle settings
In-game language and subtitle settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Effects, Voice
Surround sound
2.0 Stereo[2]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game is paused on focus lost which stops any sounds and music. Only exception being the main menu.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Polish
Simplified Chinese
French
Italian
Hungarian
Fan translation.
Spanish
Brazilian Portuguese
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Greek

Issues fixed[edit]

The Official Support Website has a list of known problems and solutions.

Long loading times[edit]

Long loading times on screen changes could be caused by Vsync. Try disabling it in the graphics menu and make sure not to force it through your GPU control panel to see if anything changes.[3]

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D, Z3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam always starts 32 bit version, although both 32 and 64 bit executables are present.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Dual-Core 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 280
ATI Radeon HD 5800
Intel HD 5000
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7
Processor (CPU) Dual-Core 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 280
ATI Radeon HD 5800
Intel HD 5000
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) Dual-Core 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 280
ATI Radeon HD 5800
Intel HD 5000

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.3.6p7[1]

References

  1. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-03-19
  2. Verified by User:Mastan on 2021-11-12
    Tested in 7.1 using Orban Loudness Meter.
  3. Verified by User:Waschbär on 2017-05-26