The Occupation

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The Occupation
The Occupation cover
Developers
White Paper Games
Publishers
Humble Bundle
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows March 5, 2019
Reception
Metacritic 68
OpenCritic 67
IGDB 70
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Adventure, Stealth
Art styles Realistic
Themes Cold War
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General information

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
Icon overlay.png
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable. Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows

Demo[edit]

A demo is available from GOG.com and Steam.

Version differences[edit]

The Deluxe Edition includes several out-of-game digital bonuses.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro movie[edit]

Delete intro video[1]
  1. Navigate to <path-to-game>\TheOccupation\Content\Movies\.
  2. Delete or rename S_LoadupSplashScreens.mp4.

Notes

The game may stay on a black screen for some time while loading, depending on hard drive speed.
This fix is still recommended, as the startup logos would otherwise be unskippable.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\TheOccupation\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/765880/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\TheOccupation\Saved\SaveGames\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/765880/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Game settings.
Game settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Severe Vert- scaling. Game still uses letterboxing regardless of aspect. Cutscenes are 16:9 pillarboxed. UI spans the screen.
Ultra-widescreen
Issues are similar to Multimonitor, but less severe.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA, TAA, SMAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Optional framerate cap with set options, with a maximum of 999 FPS.[2]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Field of view comparison[edit]

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Xbox One controller scheme.
Xbox One controller scheme.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Always enabled if subtitles are turned on
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) 2.2 GHz Dual-Core
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit system is required.

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>/765880/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (765880) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Cptmold on 2019-07-04
    Tested with GOG release.
  2. Verified by User:Cptmold on 2019-07-04
    Tested with the GOG release at a custom resolution of 800x600, as of mid 2019.