- Multiplayer community is officially maintained by XWIS, with instructions on their website.
- Small but dedicated community
- EA's Official Command & Conquer site
- Command & Conquer Wiki - A wiki for everything Command & Conquer-related
Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions
| Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2: Yuri's Revenge
|| Comes bundled with the The First Decade and Ultimate Collection compilations.
Patch 1.006 fixes general bugs, network and exploit issues.
LAN patch (fan made)
The LAN patch lets you play LAN on Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun and Red Alert 2 (and their expansion packs) in Windows 2000 and above by changing IPX protocol to UDP.
Configuration file(s) location
Save game data location
For changing resolution open files
RA2md.ini with any text editor and type your resolution there:
Where ScreenHeight and ScreenWidth are your desired resolution.
In-game key map settings.
| Audio options
| Separate volume controls
| Surround sound
| Closed captions
| Mute on focus lost
In-game network settings.
|| Port(s) and/or port range(s)
| TCP (outbound)
|| 3840, 4005, 4808, 4810, 4995, 7000-7002
| UDP (outbound)
"player already have the same serial" error
- This issue may occur when using the Command & Conquer Ultimate Collection version from Origin.
Add missing registry value • Link
- Go to
- Make a new string called
- Enter anything as the string text (each player must have a unique entry).
"***FATAL*** String Manager Failed to Initialize Properly" This error can be resolved on all versions of Windows by setting RA2md.exe and Yuri.exe to run in Windows 98/ME compatibility mode and/or forcing to run as administrator (in compatibility tab) for all users.
Black screen with switchable graphics
This occurs when the game engine tries to render in VRAM. To fix this, download Aqrit's ddwrapper and extract the
aqrit.cfg files into the RA2 folder, where
ra2.ini lies. Next, ensure that only these settings are set to "1" in
FakeVsync = 1
NoVideoMemory = 1
Alternatively, simply download and extract the contents of this preconfigured fix into the RA2 folder. Also, consider using the performance fix as well.
Improve graphical performance
To improve performance for modern video cards, add this line into the
[Video] section of your
| Operating system (OS)
|| 98, ME, 2000, XP
| Processor (CPU)
|| 266 MHz
|| 450 MHz
| System memory (RAM)
|| 64 MB
|| 128 MB
| Hard disk drive (HDD)
| Video card (GPU)
2 MB of VRAM
DirectX 7.0a compatible
- ↑ http://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/114f1d/any_cc_red_alert_2_yuris_revenge_fans_on_reddit/