The Evil Within offers PC players a suite of debug commands allowing them to bypass the 30 fps lock – and cheat.
The Evil Within PC players will need to do a bit of prep work to access the debug console.
In Steam, right click on the game’s title, select Properties, and navigate to the General tab. Enter the text “+com_allowconsole 1 _” (without the quotes). The console pane can then be accessed by hitting the Insert key on your keyboard.
- -2: This is the default, set to 30 FPS. This is the officially supported frame rate
- -1: This sets the FPS limit to 60. Fully playable, although there may be quirks (we’re going to fix these).
- 0: This fully unlocks the FPS. We do not recommend playing above 60. We will not fix any issues above 60.
Sets the FPS lock. Note that the numbers below are negative.
There are plenty of other debug commands to mess around with, too; here’s the full list.
God mode. You are effectively invincible, and certain enemy kill moves will not be used against you (Laura, for example, will not jump on you)
Allows you to walk through walls
Unlimited ammo (provided you have at least 1 bullet when you enable this)
- G_stoptime 1
Stops time. Note there is a bug right now where using this command causes a UI element to appear on screen. We’re looking to fix that in the near future.
Re enable time with g_stoptime 0
Separates the camera from Sebastian so you can freely move around the [environment]
Sets the aspect ratio. Default is 2.5, which is our official aspect ratio.
0 is full screen, but not ideal. 1.8 or 2 is probably most comfortable for those who don’t want bars.
Turns on id’s native FPS counter
Slows down time
Disables slow motion
These tools will allow for some great screenshots. The Evil Within arrives on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on October 14 in North America and Europe, and October 16 in Australia. Check out how it looks with gore mode on and off, and read the first Evil Within review.
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