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If you are updating your installation, please, follow the instructions!
Minimal system requirements:
The game will likely work even on a very low-end computer, but the more powerful computer hardware you have, the better your user experience will be.
CPU: 3.0 GHz Single Core CPU with SSE3 extensions
GPU: OpenGL 2.1 or DirectX 9 compatible GPU with 256 MB of VRAM and at least 4096 px texture size limit
RAM: 2 GBs (32-bit Windows users might need configuration edits)
HDD: 15 GBs of free space
Display: 1280×720 screen or larger
OS: macOS 10.6 or newer, Linux 64-bit with compatible libraries, Windows XP SP3 or newer, iOS 8.0 or newer, Android 4.1 or newer
On Linux we link to linux-vdso.so.1, libdl.so.2, libpthread.so.0, librt.so.1, libm.so.6, libc.so.6, ld-linux-x86-64.so.2. This should be supported on Ubuntu 16.04 x64, Debian 8 x64, openSUSE 13.2 x64, Mint Stable x64 at least.
On iOS we recommend an iPad with at least 2 GB of RAM. Check out our forums for more details about mobile support.
To get the game running you need to acquire media resources, extra data and a game engine for your platform. Put them into the same folder and run the game engine to play.
NOTE: You are welcome to create mirrors if you upload exactly the same files as on the hosts below. You must fulfil redistribution requirements explained in our legal section if you want to post these links anywhere outside umineko-project.org. We will add your mirrors here, if you write us. We will not add hosts that pay the uploader.
(The extraction password is different — read the copyright message!)
Apr. 27th, 2019
- All episode 7 content;
- Compatibility with episode 2 in Brazilian Portuguese by Knox Translations;
- Revised select scenes in previous episodes to reduce censorship;
- Added reduce-motion option to reduce motion in animation;
- Changed audio output to fp32 by default for improved sound quality;
- Improved Message Browser performance and navigation;
- Memory usage reduction on mobile platforms;
- Fixed voice configuration accidentally disabling wrong characters;
- Fixed multiple Unicode support issues on Windows;
- Fixed Dark Mode compatibility on macOS;
- Fixed game reset functionality on Windows.
Complete changelog (v)
Oct. 23rd, 2018
- All episode 6 content;
- Various translation refinements based on the forum feedback;
- Improved menu performance and navigation on all platforms;
- Fixed black screen in multiple scenes after updating to episode 5;
- Fixed wrong background used in a certain scene in episode 5;
- Fixed message count numbering in right-click menu;
- Fixed lipsync issues when using customised audio formats;
- Fixed image quality loss for certain effects on iOS and Android.
Apr. 28th, 2018
- All episode 5 content;
- Compatibility with Episode 1 in Brazilian Portuguese by Knox Translations;
- Platform support now includes Android devices on 4.1 and higher;
- Implemented video renderer support for DirectX and OpenGL ES 3.0;
- Changed certain key bindings (<M>ute -> Opt+M, <S>kip -> Opt+S, Scr<E>enshot -> Opt+E);
- Improved fullscreen and resolution compatibility on all platforms;
- Added audio mute notification in the title bar (for accidental Opt+M presses);
- Overall performance enchancements and memory usage reduction;
- Fixed quake multiplier resulting in ultra-fast shaking;
- Fixed the reported translation typos and mistakes;
- Fixed rumble support and other issues on certain gamepad models;
- Fixed volume changes not applying in settings.
Jan. 19th, 2017
- Redesigned save system with a number of saving and loading bugs fixed;
- Legacy opening is now bundled with the game, and it does not mess omake 4;
- Unified binary for macOS with AVX2.0 optimisations for Haswell and newer
- Restyled voice switcher allowing to hear the speaker;
- Minor macOS and iOS 10 usability improvements;
- Various performance improvements;
- Fixed several reported typos;
- Fixed ep4last ru localisation;
- Fixed Maria sprite in ep4 characters menu;
- Fixed chapter name mistakes in right-click menu;
- Fixed voice switcher unlocking issues;
- Fixed ep2 quick jump menu;
- Fixed text rendering bugs that could cause hangs or crashes;
- Fixed main menu new flag in ep4 not updating properly;
- Fixed automode sometimes causing text window to disappear.
Oct. 25th, 2016
- Added basic iPhone support (6S and newer are recommended);
- Added bluetooth keyboard support for iOS;
- Added touch scrolling support on iOS;
- Added env[steam_conventions] option to enable certain steam tl conventions;
- Added yo-yu op with subtitles, enabled by env[legacy_op]=true and requires extra files;
- Added simulate-reads ons.cfg option to workaround VMware video driver issues when rendering text;
- Improved iOS touch controls with broader gesture recognition;
- Improved dynamic rotation and scaling quality by supporting subpixel locations;
- Improved menu performance including initial log generation, config loading during rain;
- Improved game verification to ensure the correct audio files and produce clear errors;
- Improved the performance of certain scenes due to better video playback and image loading;
- Fixed fullscreen cursor unhiding with cursor=auto and cursor=none on macOS;
- Fixed a bug causing very rare flickering and textbox hiding on macOS.
- Fixed slightly decreased video quality on iOS;
- Fixed issues with CydiaImpactor when installing on iOS;
- Fixed broken opacity transitions in characters menu;
- Fixed a very rare visual glitch in chapter selection menu;
- Fixed character selection reset after performing a jump to line action;
- Fixed incorrect bgm volume decrease in certain places;
- Fixed displaying 11+ chapters in episode 4 chapter jump menu;
- Fixed save files showing wrong time sometimes;
- Fixed the reported translation typos and mistakes;
- Fixed a rare crash in Russian Bookmark menu;
- Fixed a possible crash in omake 3;
- Fixed a possible crash when quickly pressing ‘s’ button;
- Fixed an immediate crash on macOS 10.12.
Aug. 18th, 2016
- All episode 4 content;
- Platform support now includes iPads with iOS 8.0 and higher;
- Added new bubble effect with better look and performance (check breakup ons.cfg option);
- Improved video and subtitle playback including hardware decoding for iOS and macOS (enabled through ons.cfg);
- Better engine tolerance to low-end hardware including reduced memory consumption, effect optimisation, and better caching (check force-fps, full-clip-limit ons.cfg options);
- Various improvements to line jumping and save/loading features (the saves are still incompatible across the updates);
- Improved menu navigation and performed usability refinements (e.g. cursor / final-voicedelay-time ons.cfg options, multiscreen support, chapter skipping by pressing TAB);
- Fixed an issue with unobtainable trophies — all can be obtained from now on including tea party ones, but you might have to replay them;
- Fixed screenshot making and unicode support on Windows;
- Made some changes to the translation to match the Steam translation better (more to come);
- Corrected a few memory leaks, hangs, and accidental crashes.
Apr. 15th, 2016
- A few translation fixes including several misc typos;
- Two crashes fixed during the game credits playback;
- Fixed sprite flipping issues in episode 3;
- Optimised colour modifications for older GPUs.
Mar. 8th, 2016
- All episode 3 content;
- Background music was reencoded with improved quality;
- Font scaling support;
- Steam Controller/DualShock 3 support with rumble on all platforms;
- Menu and game interface tweaks;
- Multiple visual glitches and compositioning bugs fixed;
- A number of onexit crashes and memory leaks corrected;
- Legacy Intel GPU support fixes along with numerous performance optimisations;
- Lipsync issues resolved for Kanon, stakes, and some other characters;
- Video blending issues corrected in some battle scenes;
- Rain effect alterations and intensity corrections;
- Text wrapping fixes;
- Continuous translation improvements;
- More exact PS3 whirl effect reproduction.
Dec. 11th, 2015
- A few typo-fixes in English and Russian translation and images;
- Russian Shirabe translation updated;
- Rumble settings should work correctly now;
- First setting menu works properly with Russian locale;
- Use magic menu will not show incomplete chapters anymore;
- Fullscreen issues (autohiding and freezing) resolved on Linux;
- Certain crashes should happen no more on Linux and OS X;
- Text shadow is properly displayed with backgroundless textwindow now;
- Custom gamepad mapping configuration option was added;
- Gamepad-selected buttons will gain proper focus on OS X;
- Gamepad controls got a first refresh including bringing some inaccessible buttons in use;
- Various chars/tips menu corrections;
- Console configuration support implemented;
- Exit to main menu freeze corrected.
Oct. 15th, 2015
- All Episode 2 content;
- Various menu improvements, such as:
- Better sound experience in Message Browser;
- Smoother and nicer look of Save/Load with save creation issues fixed;
- Numerous changes to game tips and characters to properly reflect the game state;
- Bugfixes to main menu in ep2+ modes;
- Corrections to Config voice switch section.
- Numerous visual artefacts fixed, such as:
- Improved support for old GPUs without NPOT texture feature;
- Eliminated various visual glitches in latest NVIDIA drivers on all operating systems.
- Game experience refinements:
- Chapter titles are correctly positioned and shown above the text window;
- Text is now properly centre-aligned in some scenes;
- Faster chapter loading in certain cases;
- Made some areas skippable;
- Interface icons should no longer disappear;
- Cursors are no more mispositioned at text window extension.
- Minor translation improvements for Episode 1;
- Multiple game freezes and crashes fixed along with internal changes made.