Sunless Sea

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Sunless Sea
Sunless Sea cover
Developers
Failbetter Games
Linux Aaron Melcher
Engines
Unity 5[Note 1]
Former Unity 4[Note 2]
Release dates
Windows February 6, 2015
macOS (OS X) February 6, 2015
Linux February 23, 2016
Reception
Metacritic 81
OpenCritic 82
IGDB 85
Taxonomy
Monetization Expansion pack
Series Sunless
Sunless Sea on HowLongToBeat
Sunless Sea on IGDB
Sunless Sea on MobyGames
Sunless Sea on Wikipedia
Sunless
Sunless Sea 2015
Sunless Skies 2019

Sunless Sea is a game in the Sunless series.

General information

Official forum
Developer Discord server
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Includes both a Steam key and a DRM-free download.[3]
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Zubmariner
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Failbetter Games\Sunless Sea\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Failbetter Games/Sunless Sea/

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Failbetter Games\Sunless Sea\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Unity.Failbetter Games.Sunless Sea/saves/
Linux ~/.config/unity3d/Failbetter Games/Sunless Sea/saves/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Cloud save was added on November 3, 2016.

Video[edit]

Unity launcher, accessed by pressing ⇧ Shift when opening the game.
Unity launcher, accessed by pressing Shift when opening the game.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
The game states that it might not function as intended upon choosing a resolution above 16:9. Certain mobile objects appear perfectly static, and only start moving when within such a distance that the player would see them in a 16:9 resolution.
Ultra-widescreen
[4]
4K Ultra HD
Scaling UI was added in a patch
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
It's possible to bind XInput and DirectInput buttons in key rebinding, but it's impossible to play with controller without pointer device.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Fan translation.
Russian
Fan translation.
Spanish
Fan translation.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 7, 9
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Resolution of 1280x768
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Resolution of 1280x768
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 700 MB
Video card (GPU) Resolution of 1280x768

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 5.5.1f1[1]
  2. Unity engine build: 4.7.0f1[2]

References