The Beast Inside

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Not to be confused with The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery.

The Beast Inside
The Beast Inside cover
Developers
Illusion Ray Studio
Publishers
Movie Games
PlayWay
Engines
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows October 17, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 74
OpenCritic 68
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Adventure, Survival horror
Art styles Realistic
Themes Horror, North America
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General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
A demo is available from Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\TheBeastInside\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/792300/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\TheBeastInside\Saved\SaveGames
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/792300/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Game Settings
Game Settings
Graphics Settings
Graphics Settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Game is Vert- which causes the game to be unplayable on multi-monitor setups. To fix this see Multi-monitor.
Ultra-widescreen
Game is Vert-. FOV can be increased to compensate, but is capped at 100°, which is not enough to achieve a true 1:1 Hor+ image. To set a higher value see Field of view (FOV)
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
FOV Slider. 75° to 100°. Default is 90°. For other values see Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Low/Med/High/Ultra setting
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
FPS cap set in graphics options. Max FPS is 120.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Multi-monitor[edit]

Edit Engine.ini[2]
  1. Go to the Configuration files location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following to the end of the file.
[/Script/Engine.LocalPlayer]
AspectRatioAxisConstraint=AspectRatio_MaintainYFOV

Notes

This causes the FOV to be set too high. To fix this set the Field of view (FOV) to a lower value, e.g. 59 for the equivalent of 90.
You can use this calculator to find your desired FOV.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Edit Settings File[2]
  1. Go to the Save game data location.
  2. Edit settings.sav with a tool like Save Editor Online.
  3. Edit the FOV to your desired value.
  4. Download the edited settings file and replace your existing file.

Notes

Editing the in-game settings will reset the FOV, forcing you to repeat this process.
Use Universal Unreal Engine 4 Unlocker[2]
  1. Use the Universal Unreal Engine 4 Unlocker to access the developer console of the game.
  2. Press ~ to open console.
  3. Enter FOV X where X is the desired FOV.

Notes

Must be done every time you launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings
Audio Settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Global, SFX, Music, Dialog
Surround sound
[3]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Turkish

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4160
AMD Phenom II X4 955
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 40 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R9 200 series
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.19.2.0[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/792300/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (792300) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Beastman95 on 2020-08-08
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Verified by User:Beastman95 on 2020-08-08
    Verified as working
  3. Verified by User:Beastman95 on 2020-08-08
    Verified using Special K