Spintires

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Spintires
Spintires cover
Developers
Oovee Game Studios
Publishers
IMGN.PRO
Engines
VeeEngine
Release dates
Windows June 12, 2014
Taxonomy
Series Spintires
Spintires on MobyGames
Spintires on Wikipedia
Spintires
Spintires 2014
MudRunner 2017
SnowRunner 2020

Key points

Many mods are available.[1]

General information

Official site
Official forum
Support forum
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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All physical copies only contain digital code for the game.
Windows
Developer website
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List of all the official places to purchase the game.
Windows
Amazon.com
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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https://store.steampowered.com/sub/34128/
Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Demo[edit]

A free tech demo is available here, along with a moddable edition.

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Canyons DLC Free
Windows
Aftermath DLC
Windows
Chernobyl® DLC
Windows
Vehicle Pack 01 Free
Windows
SHERP® Ural Challenge DLC
Windows
China Adventure DLC
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Needed for Proton/Linux.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Spintires\Media\videos\
  2. Rename intro.wmv to something else.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\SpinTires\config.xml
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/263280/pfx/[Note 1]
Delete config.xml in order to restore the default controls.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\SpinTires\UserSaves\<user-id>.sts
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/263280/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Seems to be configured: https://steamdb.info/app/263280/ufs/

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Freely resizeable.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS by default. Can be changed in settings menu.

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Under Controls, can found in the pause menu while playing.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Up to four controllers. XInput for regular controllers and DirectInput for wheels. Only one controller active at any time.
Full controller support
All menus have to be navigated with a mouse and a keyboard.
Controller remapping
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
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Spanish
Czech
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
Greek
Hungarian
Japanese
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Swedish
Turkish
Italian
German

Issues unresolved[edit]

CrossFire flicker[edit]

Flickering on AMD CrossFire multi-GPU setups.[citation needed]
Play in a Windowed mode[citation needed]

Use a Windowed mode to play without CrossFire.

Issues fixed[edit]

Missing windowed mode resolutions[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file location.
  2. Open Config.xml.
  3. Find the following lines and set them to the desired values.
Width="YourWidth"
Height="YourHeight"

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Use Nucleus Coop & Unofficial mod.
LAN play
Online play
4 Saving a game is not possible.

Connection types

VR support[edit]

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9600 GT
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible

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>/263280/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (263280) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References