SnowRunner

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SnowRunner
SnowRunner cover
Developers
Saber Interactive
Publishers
Focus Home Interactive
Maximum Games
Engines
Swarm Engine[1]
Release dates
Windows April 28, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 82
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 81
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Microtransactions Cosmetic
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Controls Direct control
Genres Vehicle simulator
Vehicles Truck, Off-roading
Series Spintires
SnowRunner on HowLongToBeat
SnowRunner on IGDB
SnowRunner guide on StrategyWiki
SnowRunner on MobyGames
SnowRunner on Wikipedia
Spintires
Spintires 2014
MudRunner 2017
SnowRunner 2020

Key points

Previously known as MudRunner 2.[2]
Modding is encouraged and supported at release.[3]

General information

Official forums
Official Discord server
Official mods repository
Known issues and workarounds
Unofficial interactive game map
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Premium Edition also available.
Windows
GamersGate
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Premium Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet logo.svg
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Premium Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Premium Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Premium Edition also available.
Windows
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Included with Xbox Game Pass for PC.
Premium Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Premium Edition also available.
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Premium Edition includes Year 1 Pass.

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Year 1 Pass Previously known as Season Pass.
Windows
Year 2 Pass
Windows
Season 1: Search & Recover Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
Season 2: Explore & Expand Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
Season 3: Locate & Deliver Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
Season 4: New Frontiers Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
High Roller Pack Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
Clasico Pack
Windows
Western Star 49X
Windows
GMC Brigadier
Windows
Navistar 5000-MV Tractor
Windows
Anniversary DLC Free.
Windows
Derry Longhorn 4520 Sabertooth Livery Exclusive to Year 1 Pass.
Windows
True Colors Vinyl Wrap Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
Scorched Vinyl Wrap Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
Loaded Dice Vinyl Wrap Included in Year 1 Pass.
Windows
Burning Bright Vinyl Wrap Pack Included in Year 2 Pass.
Windows

Microtransactions[edit]

Type Notes
Cosmetic Inexpensive vehicle skins sold as DLC.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SnowRunner\base\storage\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1465360/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SnowRunner\base\storage\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1465360/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
[4]
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
HUD settings
HUD settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Hor+ scaling, 16:9 HUD. May be limited to Borderless.[5]
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ scaling, 16:9 HUD. May be limited to Borderless.[5]
4K Ultra HD
[6]
Field of view (FOV)
First and third person camera FOV between 80° and 130°. (can be further adjusted via manual edit of video.dat file in config location)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2x, 4x, 8x and 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA or MSAA 2x/4x/8x, FXAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input[edit]

Controls settings
Controls settings
Gamepad settings
Gamepad settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Some contextual actions cannot be remapped
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
0.05 - 10.00 in increments of 0.01.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
4 presets available. Options to swap bumpers and triggers.
Controller sensitivity
0.05 - 10.00 in increments of 0.01.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
[7]
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
[8]
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes USB
Generic/other controllers
Supports steering wheels. No support Thrusmaster T500, and G27 pedals with leobodnar cable
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
[9]
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, UI, SFX, Ambient and Truck.
Surround sound
[10]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Czech
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Peer-to-peer
[11]

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 11700-11710
UDP 48800-49000
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Resolution limited to 16:9[edit]

The game image may be stretched from 16:9 while in Fullscreen at other desktop resolutions.

Set Display Mode to Borderless in the Video settings of the game.[12][13]
Set resolution through the video config file[14]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open video.dat in a text editor.
  3. Modify the values of "OutputSizeX": and "OutputSizeY": as desired (e.g. "OutputSizeX":5760).
  4. Launch the game, set Display Mode to Windowed, apply, then set to Fullscreen.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Multiplayer Epic Online Services [15] Sources/BinEditor/EOSSDK-Win64-Shipping.dll

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4130 3.4 GHz
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R9 270
2 GB of VRAM
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>/1465360/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1465360) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. AMA: We are Saber Interactive, developers of SnowRunner! - last accessed on 2020-04-28
  2. Spintires MudRunner 2 becomes SnowRunner, launching in 2020 - last accessed on 2020-04-04
  3. SnowRunner Modding Info! - last accessed on 2020-04-28
  4. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-05-25
    Enable Cloud Save toggle is present in Epic Games Launcher.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Verified by User:Rose on 2020-04-28
    Screenshots of a scene taken on a single monitor in Borderless at 2560x1080 (native), 3440x1440, 5760x1080, 3840x2160, 11520x1080, then compared. Selecting Fullscreen resulted in stretching from 16:9 until sharpening was briefly toggled off.
  6. Launch Q&A - last accessed on 2020-04-24
  7. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-04-27
    Tested the game with Microsoft's Xbox One controller connected through a USB cable
  8. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-04-27
    Tested the game with Sony's Playstation DualShock 4 V2 controller connected through a USB cable
  9. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-04-27
    Tested the game bu hot-plugging two different controllers
  10. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-04-28
    The game made use of the rear speakers of a 5.1 sound system.
  11. AMA: We are Saber Interactive, developers of SnowRunner! - last accessed on 2020-04-28
  12. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-04-28
    First reported by AlRayes BRN, confirmed in own testing at 21:9 and particularly wider resolutions.
  13. (PC) G-Sync, Fullscreen and flickering - last accessed on 2020-04-28
  14. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-05-04
  15. https://steamdb.info/depot/1465361/