Aliens: Fireteam Elite – How to Remove Muzzle Flashes and Other Annoying Effects

Removes eye strain and reduces lag.

Guide to Remove Eye Strain and Reduces Lag


It helps with FPS drops in a lot of cases, especially when PUPS is deployed. That damn thing was a bane of my existence – would be playing just fine and then my recon buddy tosses PUPS.. both I and Xenos instantly get a debuff of becoming slower and dumber :Y

And it removes all of the blinding muzzle flashes! A great deal if you’d ask me!


You will need to go to ..\AppData\Local\Endeavor\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor folder and find the Engine.ini file, then open it with any text editor.

Paste this at the end:


Save the file.
To revert – simply remove the lines from this file.

Additional setting:

If you wish to remove darkened edges of the screen (and have it clear like on my screenshots) then you should paste the following instead:



  1. You won’t see the flames of your teammates (But who am I kidding, you are most likely playing with my modded bots o-o).
  2. When you are placing turrets/mines/consumables it won’t show you the “hologram” of the thing. So you’ll have to learn to place them without relaying on that.

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