Skullgirls 2nd Encore

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Skullgirls 2nd Encore
Skullgirls 2nd Encore cover
Developers
2013-2020 Lab Zero Games
2020- Hidden Variable Studios
macOS (OS X) Softflight
Linux Softflight
Publishers
Autumn Games
Engines
Z-Engine
Release dates
Windows August 22, 2013
macOS (OS X) September 29, 2015
Linux September 29, 2015
Reception
OpenCritic 81
IGDB 86
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Fighting
Art styles Cartoon
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Skullgirls 2nd Encore guide on StrategyWiki
Skullgirls 2nd Encore on MobyGames
Skullgirls 2nd Encore on Wikipedia

Warnings

General information

SkullHeart, official forums
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All versions require Steam DRM.
DRM-free release has only been available from the Humble Indie Bundle 15 (with all DLC) and Humble Brawler Bundle (base game only) so far. It is not openly sold otherwise.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Squigly Adds Squigly as a playable character with her own Story Mode.
Windows
Color Palette Bundle Adds a number of alternate color palette each character.
Windows
Big Band Adds Big Band as a playable character with his own Story Mode.
Windows
Eliza Adds Eliza as a playable character with her own Story Mode.
Windows
Beowulf Adds Beowulf as a playable character with his own Story Mode.
Windows
Robo-Fortune Adds Robo-Fortune as a playable character with her own Story Mode.
Windows
2nd Encore Upgrade Includes all of the above downloadable contents plus a fully-voiced Story Mode, while adding new trials and challenges. Has became integrated with the base game and free to all previous owners of Skullgirls as of February 25, 2021.[1] Does not include any future content produced by Hidden Variable Studios.
Windows

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Skullgirls\
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Skullgirls
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Skullgirls\Save Data
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/Skullgirls/SaveData

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
[citation needed]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Default off; set with -forcevsync parameter; forced off for online play.[2]
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Input[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse not used in game.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput and DirectInput.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Uses icons indicating what move to make (Low, Medium or High + Punch or Kick) instead of what button to press. Not used outside menus and tutorial.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
Additional information
Button prompts
Uses icons indicating what move to make (Low, Medium or High + Punch or Kick) instead of what button to press. Not used outside menus and tutorial.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music volume, voice volume, and effects volume.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish
Russian
Fan translation by «The Miracle»

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2
LAN play
Online play
2 Not available in the DRM-free Humble versions.

Other information[edit]

Screen reader accessibility[edit]

Skullgirls outputs menu text to the clipboard so that it can be read back using a screen reader.[3]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Input SDL2

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Dual-core CPU
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD 3000
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Other Broadband Internet connection

References