Wasteland 3

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Wasteland 3
Wasteland 3 cover
Developers
inXile Entertainment
Publishers
Deep Silver
Engines
Unity 2019[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows August 28, 2020[2]
Reception
Metacritic 86
OpenCritic 85
IGDB 89
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control, Point and select
Genres Tactical RPG
Art styles Realistic
Themes North America, Post-apocalyptic
Series Wasteland
Wasteland 3 on HowLongToBeat
Wasteland 3 on IGDB
Wasteland 3 guide on StrategyWiki
Wasteland 3 on MobyGames
Wasteland 3 on Wikipedia
Wasteland
Wasteland 1988
Wasteland 2 2014
Wasteland Remastered 2020
Wasteland 3 2020

General information

Official forum
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Game Pass for PC
Windows
Steam
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Digital Deluxe Includes manual, lore book, soundtrack, art book, novellas, and hi-res wallpapers.
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the base game and the Digital Deluxe content.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\InxileEntertainment\Wasteland 3\
Microsoft Store
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/719040/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Wasteland3\Save Games\
Microsoft Store %LOCALAPPDATA%\Packages\DeepSilver.56575194F7E04_hmv7qcest37me\SystemAppData\wgs\*
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/719040/pfx/[Note 2]
The * is a number folder, which may be different for each person.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Some cutscenes are letterboxed.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay with spanned HUD; some cutscenes are letterboxed.[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Zooming in and out is possible by using the mouse wheel.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
On and off only.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, FXAA, SMAA, TAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode
Option for Colorblind combat icons in the Interface settings.

Input[edit]

Input settings (keyboard)
Input settings (keyboard)

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Most keys can be remapped (though the original setting cannot be removed and prevails), but camera scrolling cannot be changed at all from W A S D.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller input must be selected in the Gameplay settings via mouse & keyboard.
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller cursor speed in Gameplay settings.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes USB
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Toggle between keyboard & mouse and controller input in Gameplay settings.

Audio[edit]

When online, game can use Microsoft's PlayFab cloud services to narrate textual GUI elements, as well as translate voice chat into text and vice-versa.[4]
Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Sound Effects, Interface, Voice
Surround sound
Stereo.[5]
Subtitles
Song lyrics are not subtitled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
2 Co-op
Online play
2 Co-op
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Other information[edit]

Gameplay settings
Gameplay settings
Interface settings
Interface settings

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics SpeedTree
Audio Wwise
Input Rewired

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 3.3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 52 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2019.4.4f1[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>/719040/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (719040) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-08-29
  2. Wasteland 3's new release date is August 28, 2020 : Games - last accessed on 2020-03-31
  3. Wasteland 3 - PC Ultra Quality (3440x1440) - last accessed on 2020-08-28
  4. Verified by User:Expack3 on 2020-08-30
    When disconnected from the Internet, attempting to use the Narrate UI, Voice Chat Text-to-Speech, or Voice Chat Speech-to-Text results in an error message saying that since the PlayFab servers cannot be reached, those features are unavailable.
  5. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-08-31
    Tested with Special K.