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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons cover
Starbreeze Studios
505 Games
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows September 3, 2013

Key points

Controller is listed as required (and is recommended) but game supports keyboards with a high key rollover.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\P13\Config\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Enabled, but nothing is ever synced.[1][2]

Video settings[edit]

Launcher settings.
Launcher settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Modify config[4]
  1. Navigate to your Configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open the file P13Input.ini with your text editor of choice.
  3. Find [Engine.PlayerInput] and place the line Bindings=(Name="L",Command="fov 150") (adjust number for different FOV) and save.
  4. In-game, press L to adjust FOV.

High frame rate[edit]

Change frame rate smoothing
  1. Navigate to configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open the P13Engine.ini with a text editor.
  3. Search and change bSmoothFrameRate to FALSE or raise MaxSmoothedFrameRate value.
  4. Save file.
Using game launcher to change options resets changes made to config.
For more information, see the Unreal Engine 3 page.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Edit config file
  1. Navigate to configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open the P13Engine.ini with a text editor.
  3. Find the line MaxAnisotropy
  4. Change value to desired level 2, 4, 8, or 16 and save the document.
Using game launcher to change options resets changes made to config.

Input settings[edit]

Key bindings.
Key bindings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Set through game launcher.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Controller support
Using a controller disables keyboard controls.[5]
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Modify P13Input.ini
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Can be edited manually in the game's config files.[6]
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, sound effects.
Surround sound
Auto configures up to 7.0 output[7]
Spoken language is fictional.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

VR support[edit]

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) GeForce 8600
Radeon HD 2600
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Microsoft .NET 4 Framework and Visual C++ Redistributable 2010 are installed.


  1. Verified by User:Marioysikax on April 17, 2016.
  2. Help with not Syncing :: Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons General Discussion - last accessed on April 17, 2016
  3. Brothers - A Tale Of Two Sons | WSGF
  4. Multi-monitor Support (Nvidia Surround / Ati Eyefinity / 21:9) - FOV change required. - Steam Community Discussions
  5. Coop? - Steam Community Discussions
  6. (SOLVED) Logitech Rumblepad 2 problem - Steam Community Discussions
  7. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up