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App ID 35460
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Tripwire Interactive
Franchise Tripwire Interactive
Supported Systems
Technologies Engine.Unreal
Last Change Number 23591175
Last Record Update 18 May 2024 – 01:28:57 UTC ()
Release Date 26 October 2010 – 19:00:00 UTC ()

As a swashbuckling archaeologist, unlock the mystery of the ancient ruins that have been hidden for centuries and discover a mysterious artifact, a gold and metal shelled Ball.

Additional Information

Developer Teotl Studios
gamedir The Ball
metacritic_name The Ball
icon empty string
controller_support partial
metacritic_score 68
NoServers Yes
metacritic_fullurl https://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/the-ball?ftag=MCD-06-10aaa1f
primarycache 35461
state eStateAvailable
serverbrowsername empty string
developer_url http://www.epicgames.com
community_visible_stats Yes
InstallScript 35460_install.vdf
LaunchEULA http://store.steampowered.com/eula/eula_TheBall
Publisher Tripwire Interactive
eulas
0 ↴
urlhttp://store.steampowered.com/eula/eula_TheBall
ideula_TheBall
nameeula_TheBall
languages (extended) english,spanish,german,french,italian,russian,dutch,danish,swedish,polish
Store Release Date 26 October 2010 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Action (1)
Store Genres Action (1), Adventure (25), Indie (23), Strategy (2)
Steam Release Date 26 October 2010 – 19:00:00 UTC ()
Store Asset Modification Time 5 December 2013 – 13:39:21 UTC () (1386250761)
review_score 6
review_percentage 73
Detected Technologies (?) Engine.Unreal, SDK.NVIDIA_APEX, SDK.NVIDIA_PhysX, SDK.NVIDIA_Texture_Tools, SDK.Ogg, SDK.Vorbis
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 19 April 2023 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 153324
  • configuration:
    supported_inputgamepad
    requires_manual_keyboard_invoke0
    requires_non_controller_launcher_nav0
    primary_player_is_controller_slot_01
    non_deck_display_glyphs1
    small_text1
    requires_internet_for_setup0
    requires_internet_for_singleplayer0
    recommended_runtimeproton-8.0-1
    requires_h2640
    gamescope_frame_limiter_not_supported0
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
  • Some in-game text is small and may be difficult to read
  • This game supports Steam Deck's native display resolution but does not set it by default and may require you to configure the display resolution manually
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • Note: This game does not default to external Bluetooth/USB controllers on Deck, and may require manually switching the active controller via the Quick Access Menu

Supported Languages

10 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles Achievements
English Yes Yes
Danish Yes Yes
Dutch Yes Yes
French Yes Yes
German Yes Yes
Italian Yes Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes Yes
Swedish Yes Yes
Russian Yes
Polish Yes

Tags

Categories

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clienttga 529edab15ca0bc7cd92f8f63a8b92c039b05e9fe
icon e5d3b3d775d6b60b8e4a5cc3bb5871dc6e57c244
logo 98da4a39d1f624aeaa0c7d513f541fe4d21a7e64
logo_small 98da4a39d1f624aeaa0c7d513f541fe4d21a7e64_thumb
small_capsule
englishcapsule_231x87.jpg
header_image
englishheader.jpg
Web Assets
capsule_231x87.jpgLast-Modified: 5 December 2013 – 16:18:19 UTC
capsule_467x181.jpgLast-Modified: 5 December 2013 – 16:18:19 UTC
capsule_616x353.jpgLast-Modified: 5 December 2013 – 16:18:19 UTC
header.jpgLast-Modified: 5 December 2013 – 16:18:19 UTC

Steam charts

  • 0 players right now
  • 4 24-hour peak
  • 3,337 all-time peak 17 April 2011
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Store data

  • 3,836 followers
  • 795 positive reviews
  • 284 negative reviews
  • 73.68% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 0 viewers right now
  • 0 24-hour peak
  • 28,248 all-time peak
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User reviews history NEW

  • 😏 Mostly Positive
  • 70.79% SteamDB Rating
  • 795 73.7% positive reviews
  • 284 26.3% negative reviews

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Markers

Date Label 30-day Peak
26 October 2010 – 19:00 Steam Release -
14 February 2012 – 15:00 Groupees: Be Mine Indie Game Bundle -
22 May 2012 – 17:00 Groupees: Build a Bundle 1 -
17 February 2016 – 12:00 Indiegala: Hump Day #17 -
23 May 2019 – 19:00 Groupees: Be Mine: Greatest Hits -
16 June 2020 – 18:00 Humble Bundle: Humble Fight for Racial Justice Bundle -

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How many players are playing The Ball right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 0 players live playing The Ball on Steam.

The Ball had an all-time peak of 3337 concurrent players on 17 April 2011.

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