How to Set HOI4 Debug Steam Launch Options

Grants access to the spawn command, and more!

For some commands, such as the spawn command, the '-debug' option must be added to the game's launch options before they can be used. If you need help adding the debug parameter to your HOI4 launch options, you've come to the right place.

Firstly, navigate to your library in the Steam client, right click Hearts of Iron IV, and click "Properties", as pictured:

Hearts of Iron IV propeties button is highlighted

After opening up the propeties window, click "Set Launch Options":

The launch options button for the game's Steam properties

In the text box, type "-debug", and click "OK":

The -debug option typed in the launch options list

After clicking OK, you're done! Restart your game and you will have debug commands/features enabled.


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