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 82
IGDB 82
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Microtransactions Cosmetic
Series Spintires
SnowRunner on IGDB
SnowRunner guide on StrategyWiki

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Premium Edition is also available.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass Included with the Premium Edition.
Windows
High Roller Pack
Windows
Loaded Dice Vinyl Wrap
Windows
Scorched Vinyl Wrap
Windows
True Colors Vinyl Wrap
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\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SnowRunner\base\storage\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store
[4]

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
HUD settings
HUD settings

Input[edit]

Controls settings
Controls settings
Gamepad settings
Gamepad settings

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

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.

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