Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Brothers A Tale of Two Sons - cover.jpg
Release dates
September 3, 2013
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons at WineHQ
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons at SteamDB
 Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons at Wikipedia

Key points

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

General information

More information Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys
Developer website Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
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Information All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native support
GameSave Manager Native support

Video settings[edit]

Launcher settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native support WSGF WS Silver.svg
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Silver.svg Field of view should be set to 150.
Ultra-widescreen Hackable WSGF UW Silver.svg Set Field of view to 106.26.[1]
4K Ultra HD Native support WSGF Incomplete.svg
Field of view (FOV) Hackable See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed Native support Toggle by pressing Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed Unknown
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Hackable 4x by default; for higher values see Anisotropic filtering (AF).
Anti-aliasing (AA) No native support
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native support Set through launcher.
60 FPS Native support
120+ FPS Hackable See High frame rate.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Fix Modify config[2]

  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]

Fix 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.
Information Using game launcher to change options resets changes made to config.
Information For more information, see the Unreal Engine 3 page.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

  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, 16 or 32 and save the document.
Information Using game launcher to change options resets changes made to config.

Input settings[edit]

Key bindings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support Set through game launcher.
Mouse input in menus No native support
Controller support Native support Using a controller disables keyboard controls.[3]
Full controller support Native support
Controller remapping No native support
Controller Y-axis inversion Native support Can be edited manually in the game's config files.[4]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support Music, sound effects.
Surround sound Native support Auto configures up to 7.0 output[5]
Subtitles No native support Spoken language is fictional.
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost Native support

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native GG3D Notes
Native 3D Unknown Unknown icon.svg
Nvidia 3D Vision Hackable Unknown icon.svg Use Helix Mod: Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons.
TriDef 3D Native support GG3D platinum.svg
iZ3D Unknown Unknown icon.svg

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
Information Microsoft .NET 4 Framework and Visual C++ Redistributable 2010 are installed.


  1. Brothers - A Tale Of Two Sons | WSGF
  2. Multi-monitor Support (Nvidia Surround / Ati Eyefinity / 21:9) - FOV change required. - Steam Community Discussions
  3. Coop? - Steam Community Discussions
  4. (SOLVED) Logitech Rumblepad 2 problem - Steam Community Discussions
  5. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up