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Vampyr cover
Dontnod Entertainment
Focus Home Interactive
Unreal Engine 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows June 5, 2018
Metacritic 72
OpenCritic 72
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, RPG, Adventure
Art styles Realistic
Themes Victorian, Supernatural, Detective/mystery
Vampyr on HowLongToBeat
Vampyr on IGDB
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Vampyr on Wikipedia

Vampyr is a singleplayer third-person action, RPG and adventure game.

General information Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions



DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
The Hunters Heirlooms

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos and splash screen

Skip intro videos[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\AVGame\Content\Criware\Movies\Startup.
  2. Delete or rename all files within.
Skip splash screen[2]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\AVGame\Content\Splash.
  2. Delete or rename the file within.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\AVGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\FocusHomeInteractiveSA.VAMPYR_4hny5m903y3g0\LocalCache\Local\AVGame\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/427290/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\AVGame\Saved\SaveGames
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\FocusHomeInteractiveSA.VAMPYR_4hny5m903y3g0\LocalCache\Local\AVGame\Saved\SaveGames
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/427290/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing


Video settings
Video settings
General video settings
General video settings
Advanced video settings
Advanced video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Letterboxed cutscenes at 16:10. Fixable with Vampyr FOV Fix.
Pillarboxed cutscenes and Vert- gameplay. Fixable with Vampyr FOV Fix.
Hor+ gameplay as of Update 1. Dialogue cutscenes are Vert-. Pillarboxed story cutscenes are fixable with Vampyr FOV Fix.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use Vampyr FOV Fix.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen mode is borderless windowed. Only available at native monitor resolution.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA X2, X4, X6 and TXAA X2, X4, X6
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 62 FPS. See High frame rate.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See High dynamic range display (HDR).
The game engine may allow for manual configuration of the game via its variables. See the Unreal Engine 4 page for more details.

High frame rate

Remove FPS cap
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Engine.ini.
  3. Add the following two lines at the bottom then save the file.

High dynamic range display (HDR)

Use Special K
  1. Download Special K
  2. Enable global injection through the Special K UI
  3. (Optional) Install the Special K wrapper through the compatibility menu, by holding Ctrl+ Shift while launching the game
  4. In-game, open the Special K UI using Ctrl+ Shift+← Backspace
  5. Open the HDR Calibration menu under the Widgets tab
  6. Enable scRGB HDR (16 bit) and restart the game
  7. Adjust the settings in the HDR Calibration menu
Global injection needs to be enabled every time the game is launched, unless the local injector is installed. This may cause compatibility issues with other games
Windows HDR must be enabled
Without manual whitelisting, this method will only work for the Steam version
Fullscreen may have DPI scaling issues. For this reason, it is recommended to switch to borderless windowed in-game


Key bindings
Key bindings
Default controller layout
Default controller layout

Mouse acceleration

Remove Mouse acceleration
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Add the following two lines at the bottom then save the file.
If it is not working, try with setting the file to read-only after editing.


Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Voice, Music, SFX, Cinematic
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Fan translation.
Copies bought in Poland are generally region locked to Polish alone and the language can not be changed.[4]
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan voice-over by «COOL-GAMES», download
Latin American Spanish

VR support

3D modes State Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Vampyr (DX11).
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Other information


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


Middleware Notes
Audio Wwise
Cutscenes Criware

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 2130 3.4 GHz
AMD FX-4100 3.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon R7 370
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.
The standard recommended specs are for 1080p 60 FPS. System specs for 1440p 60 FPS is noted with (2K) and 4K 60 FPS with (4K).[5]


  1. Unreal Engine 4 engine build: 4.15.1
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:


  1. Verified by User:aaronth07 on 2018-7-6
    Skips intro videos fine
  2. Verified by User:aaronth07 on 2018-7-6
    No splash at start up
  3. Verified by User:Tuty4amxx on 2018-06-04
    Tested on 7.1 surround headphones
  4. Verified by User:Suicide machine on 2020-03-06)
  5. Vampyr’s 1080p, 1440p and 4K System Requirements Revealed - last accessed on May 9, 2018