Hawken

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Hawken
Hawken cover
Developers
Former Adhesive Games
Current Reloaded Games
Publishers
Meteor Entertainment
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows Early access

General information

Official forum
Hawken Wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam Free to play.
All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use -nomoviestartup parameter[1]

Use the -nomoviestartup command line argument.

Automatic Login[edit]

The game requires the player to type his password each time it's launched. This can be avoided using the launch properties in Steam.[2]

Automatic Login
  1. In Steam, right-click on Hawken and select Properties
  2. Click on Set Launch Options
  3. Put -login="youremail" -password="yourpassword" in the field. Put your own information between the quotes, and click OK

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Hawken\HawkenGame\Config\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Field of view (FOV)
Numerical slider up to 110° (horizontal).
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
If frame rate is under refresh rate disable "Capped Smooth Framerate"[3] For more information see the Unreal Engine 3 page.

Input settings[edit]

Remapping.
Remapping.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Game SFX, UI/Menu SFX, Voice, Menu BGM, Game BGM
Surround sound
Auto detects up to 7.0 output[4]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
German
Spanish
Japanese
Russian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

VR support[edit]

Headsets Native Notes
HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
Add -vr to the Steam launch options.[5]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 2Ghz Dual Core 3Ghz Dual Core
System memory (RAM) 3 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) NVIDIA 9800 GTX
AMD Radeon HD 5670
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support
NVIDIA GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 6850
1024 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

References

  1. How to login automatically at Hawken launch - HAWKEN Forums
  2. How to login automatically at Hawken launch - HAWKEN Forums
  3. 120 FPS @ 120 Hz - HAWKEN Forums
  4. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  5. Oculus Rift Help - Support - HAWKEN Forums - Multiplayer Mech Combat - Hawken: War is A Machine