Hawken

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Hawken
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Developers
Publishers
Engines
Release dates
Windows
Early access
Hawken at Co-Optimus
Hawken at SteamDB
 Hawken at Wikipedia

General information

More information Official forum
More information Hawken Wiki
More information Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg Free to play.
Information All versions require Steam.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Fix 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]

Fix 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]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud No native support
GameSave Manager Native support

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Hackable WSGF WS Silver.svg
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Bronze.svg
Field of view (FOV) Native support Numerical slider up to 110° (horizontal).
Windowed Native support
Borderless fullscreen windowed Native support
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native support
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support FXAA
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native support
60 FPS Native support
120+ FPS Native support 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.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support
Mouse acceleration No native support
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native support
Controller
Controller support Native support
Full controller support Native support
Controller remapping Native support
Controller Y-axis inversion Unknown

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support Master, Game SFX, UI/Menu SFX, Voice, Menu BGM, Game BGM
Surround sound No native support Auto detects up to 7.0 output[4]
Subtitles No native support
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost Native support

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native support Native support No native support
French Native support No native support No native support
German Native support No native support No native support
Spanish Native support No native support No native support
Japanese Native support No native support No native support
Russian Native support No native support No native support

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play No native support
Online play Native support

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking Native support
Peer-to-peer No native support
Dedicated Native support
Self-hosting No native support
Direct IP No native support

VR support[edit]

Devices Native Notes
Oculus Rift Hackable 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