Steins;Gate 0

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Steins;Gate 0
Steins;Gate 0 cover
DMM 5pb.
Steam Spike Chunsoft
MAGES. Engine
Release dates
Windows August 26, 2016
Windows May 8, 2018
Steins;Gate 0 on MobyGames
Steins;Gate 0 on Wikipedia
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General information

Visual Novel Database article
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
DRM details are not known
Japan only.[1]
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Essential improvements[edit]

STEINS;GATE 0 Steam Patch[edit]

This patch fixes several flaws in the Steam version of the game.
  1. Fixes various mistranslations and continuity errors
  2. Corrects localization to better match the translation of Steins;Gate
  3. Optional Japanese honorifics with glossary definitions
  4. Replaces low quality images with high quality originals
  5. Replaces low quality FMV audio with high quality originals
  6. Adds English translations to Japanese images and videos
  7. Improves typography and word-wrap phone text

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\mages_dmm\STEINS GATE 0\config.dat
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/825630/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\mages_dmm\STEINS GATE 0\SAVEDATA.DAT
Steam %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\mages_steam\STEINS GATE 0\**\*.dat
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/825630/pfx/[Note 1]
** corresponds to the code of the configured game language.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud



Keyboard and mouse State Notes
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Both XInput and DirectInput are supported
Full controller support
Game must be started from launcher, which can't be navigated with a controller
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, voices, sound effects, movies
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Native for Steam; for others see STEINS;GATE 0 PC English patch.

Issues fixed[edit]

"Failed to allocate memory" error message when starting the game[edit]

Use unofficial patch[2]
Use dxvk (Vulkan-based translation layer for Direct3D 9/10/11) if problem persist on Radeon RX 5000 series and newers[3][4]
  1. Extract the Archive with 7Zip
  2. Copy the dlls from dxvk-1.8.1\x32 in the "GATE 0" folder created by the STEINS;GATE 0 Steam Patch

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4000
DirectX 9.0 compatible


  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>/825630/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (825630) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.