Call of Duty: Ghosts

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Call of Duty: Ghosts
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Windows
November 5, 2013
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Call of Duty: Ghosts 2013

General information

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More information Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source(s) Store unlock Notes
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Information All versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

  Location 
Windows <path-to-game>\players2\config.cfg

Save game data location[edit]

C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts
  Location 
Windows

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Native
Multi-monitor Hackable See Multi-monitor.
Field of view (FOV) Hackable See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Native
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native low, normal, high
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native fxaa, msaa, smaa, txaa
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Hackable Capped at 91 FPS;[1] to fix see High frame rate.
Color blind mode Native Set in Video Options.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Information Using third party application in multiplayer will result in ban.[2]
Information FoV can be changed in multiplayer directly from game menu since version 3.7.6 from February 14, 2014. Range is rather restricted and lets you only go up to 80 degrees from default 65.

Fix Single player FoV fixLink

Information Using FoV changers in singleplayer is not strictly prohibited, however use it with caution.

Multi-monitor[edit]

Fix .ini tweak[3]Link

  1. Navigate to ..\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts\players2\.
  2. Locate file config.cfg for singleplayer or config_mp.cfg for multiplayer and open it in text editor.
  3. Locate lines seta r_displayMaxWidth xxxx and seta r_displayMaxHeight yyyy and change its values to your desired resolution.

Notes

Disadvantage Aspect ratio will be broken as the game currently does not support setting field of view and default aspect ratio is locked at three presets - 16:9, 16:10 and 4:3.

High frame rate[edit]

Information Presumably incompatible with VAC2 - can get you banned in Steam. Use at your own risk

Fix Increase the FPS limitLink

  1. Download the fix
  2. Start the fix and manually enter your desired FPS limit then click Run Ghosts

Input settings[edit]

Mouse settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native
Controller
Controller support Native
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Native
Controller Y-axis inversion Unknown

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Impossible
Surround sound Native Up to 5.1, 7.1 is not supported.
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native Mute on focus lost is not enabled for loading cutscenes.

Issues unresolved[edit]

"Your CPU does not reach minimum requirements" error at launch[edit]

Disadvantage The CPU check fails on some CPU models that are higher than the minimum system requirements.[4][5]

Issues fixed[edit]

Crashing, freezing and general instability[edit]

Information There is no permanent fix yet, but these steps are confirmed to work for some users.
  • Download latest graphics drivers.
  • Install all the latest Windows updates, mainly DirectX update KB2670838 on Windows 7.
  • Disable Steam Community, Fraps or any other in-game overlay applications.
  • Set Terrain Detail to Off.
  • Exiting and starting the game after 2 or 3 map changes. Game tends not to clear unused assets from RAM/VRAM/SWAP.

Absence of light from flare and flashlight on mission 4[edit]

Fix Search for file config.cfg in installation folder (Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts\players2), change r_dlightLimit "0" to r_dlightLimit "4".[6]Link

Freezing in menu[edit]

Fix Go offline in your Steam Friends list.[6]Link

Stuttering[edit]

Fix Disable fullscreen and AA[6]Link

  • Switch to Borderless mode or Windowed mode.
  • Turn off AA.

Random mouse acceleration/spasms[edit]

Fix Edit config_mp.cfg[6]Link

  1. Navigate to ..\Steam\SteamApps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts\players2.
  2. Open config_mp.cfg.
  3. Change seta r_elevatedPriority "1" to seta r_elevatedPriority "0".

0xc000007b Application Error[edit]

Fix Update DirectXLink

Install the latest DirectX End-User Runtime.

Error during intialization: configure_mp.csv: EXE_ERR_COULDNT_CONFIGURE "Intel(R) Graphics HD4000"[edit]

Fix Replacement config files[7]Link

  1. Download new configuration files from our repository.
  2. Extract archive to ..\Steam\steamapps\common\Call of Duty Ghosts\players2\
  3. Overwrite files if necessary.
  4. Start the game and if it asks to start in safe mode select NO.
  5. In game do not click on Optimal Settings as this will reset new configuration files.

"Fatal Error: Your system memory (RAM) does not meet the minimum specification" error at launch[edit]

Information Ghosts has been patched on November 19, 2013 to change the 6 GB limitation; the game will now run with 4 GB.[8]

System requirements[edit]

Information 32-bit systems are not supported.
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E8200 2.66 GHz
AMD Phenom X3 8750 2.4 GHz
Intel Core i5 – 680 @ 3.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
40 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5870
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
4 GB of VRAM

References

  1. z0mBiEs23 comments on Thoughts on Call of Duty: Ghosts?
  2. Twitter - Activision Support @ATVIAssist
  3. Call of Duty: Ghosts - WSGF.com
  4. Your CPU does not reach minimum requirements to run ghosts - Call of Duty: Ghosts General Discussions
  5. Your CPU does not reach minimum requirements to run ghosts - Call of Duty: Ghosts General Discussions
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 POSSIBLE FIXES - Lighting issues - Steam Community Discussions
  7. WORKING FIX FOR " Error during intialization: configure_mp.csv: EXE_ERR_COULDNT_CONFIGURE "Intel(R) Graphics HD4000" " - Steam Community Discussions
  8. 4GB Update ? :: Call of Duty: Ghosts General Discussions