System Shock: Enhanced Edition Source Port update now available

September 06, 2018 Stephany Nunneley

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A free update to System Shock: Enhanced Edition has been released on Steam, and it features System Shock rebuilt from the original source code.

The Source Port update for System Shock: Enhanced Edition has been released on Steam, and includes System Shock rebuilt from the original source code.

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This update is free to all who own System Shock: Enhanced Edition on Steam. If you don’t own it, the game is currently on sale for 50% off until September 10.

If you haven’t given the game a go just yet, here’s what you can expect:

  • Higher resolution support up to 4K widescreen mode
  • Mouselook support
  • Rebindable keyboard/mouse/joystick commands
  • Adapted to Nightdive’s KEX engine
  • Support for both Direct3D and OpenGL
  • Option to switch between hi-resolution Mac assets and the original DOS assets
  • Official support for fan missions and fan mods
  • New unified options menu that allows changing preferences before gameplay
  • Adjustable FOV (Field of View)
  • Smoother camera rotation and translation
  • Improved control scheme which allows faster and streamlined experience
  • Brand new achievements
  • In-Game re-mappable keys with three profiles to choose from: original controls, custom controls, and left handed controls.
  • Many original game bugs fixed.


The team at Nightdive Studios is still working on its System Shock remake, after a few setbacks. It’s slated to arrive sometime around 2020.

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