Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Metal Gear Rising Revengeance Boxart.jpg
Developers
Publishers
 
Engines
Release dates
Windows
January 9, 2014
OS X
September 25, 2014
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance at WineHQ
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance at SteamDB
 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance at Wikipedia
Metal Gear
Metal Gear 1990
Metal Gear Solid: Integral 2000
Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance 2003
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015

Key points

Advantage PC version features texture filtering, high quality shadows, an option to increase cut pieces number and more PC-specific features.
Advantage The game appears to perform well, and the system requirements are overblown.[1][2]

General information

Information PC Report
More information Official game site
More information Metal Gear Wiki
More information Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys
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Information All Windows versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\MGR\SaveData\
OS X

Save game data location[edit]

  Location 
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\MGR\SaveData\
OS X

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native support Saves will not sync with Steam Cloud if the system has no C: drive.[3]
GameSave Manager Native support

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings screen.
General settings screen, mostly about the controls.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution Native support 800x600, 1280x720, 1366x768, 1680x1050 and 1920x1080 only. Non-16:9 resolutions are anamorphic by default.
Multi-monitor Hackable Use Flawless Widescreen.
Ultra-widescreen Hackable Use Flawless Widescreen.
4K Ultra HD No native support
Field of view (FOV) No native support
Windowed Native support Aspect ratios other than 16:9 are anamorphic, and will look stretched on a window.
Borderless fullscreen windowed Hackable Use Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Native support Up to 16 samples.
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native support 2x, 4x or 8x MSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync) Hackable Enabled in fullscreen mode. Use graphics control panel to force the setting off.
60 FPS Native support
120+ FPS No native support Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.
Information In fullscreen mode, the game will output at the desktop resolution. The game will internally scale the picture up or down.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard remapping.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native support Single key. Cannot bind extra mouse buttons. Impossible to input the Konami Code.
Mouse acceleration No native support Negative mouse acceleration present.
Mouse input in menus Native support
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native support Both X and Y inversion options for camera control.
Controller
Controller support Native support XInput controllers only.
Full controller support Native support
Controller remapping No native support 4 presets available.
Controller Y-axis inversion Native support Same as mouse control; options linked.
Other
Touchscreen optimised No native support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native support Music, SFX, Voice
Surround sound Native support Up to 5.0 output[4]
Subtitles Native support
Closed captions No native support
Mute on focus lost No native support

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native support Native support Native support
French Native support No native support Native support
German Native support No native support Native support
Italian Native support No native support Native support
Japanese Native support No native support Native support
Brazilian Portuguese Native support No native support Native support
Spanish Native support No native support Native support

Issues fixed[edit]

HDMI monitors: Stuck at 1080p24 / 1080i60[edit]

Information A fix can be found here.
Advantage The developers are looking at an official fix[5]
Disadvantage Some users[6] are reporting the game sets the monitor to 1080p24 or 1080i60, but only when enabling fullscreen and selecting 1920x1080 in the game (other resolutions run fine).
  • A workaround is to run it on a window or borderless fullscreen mode.
  • Another workaround is to use RadeonPro (some features of which do work on NVIDIA cards):

Fix Setup RadeonPro[7]

  1. Create a new profile for the game
  2. Under the [Tweaks] tab, set [Display refresh rate] to 60

Crash on launch[edit]

Fix Install game to C: drive

The game should work as long as the C: drive is present, but sometimes it has problems if it isn't installed to that drive.

Fix Disable Xfire ingame

Xfire has an in-game overlay that can cause crashing. Turning it off for this game or closing Xfire entirely should do the trick.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Information The game has a lengthy series of splash screens that are shown whenever the game starts up. So far it has not been discovered how to remove these, but it's possible to speed through them with repeated button presses on the controller.
Disadvantage Doesn't work with a keyboard

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5 2400 Intel Core i7 3770
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia Geforce GTS 450
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia Geforce GTX 650
DirectX 9.0c compatible

References

  1. PCGW's PC Port Report
  2. How Is The Optimization? :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE General discussions
  3. Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE
  4. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  5. https://twitter.com/PG_jp/status/421487346534449152
  6. Fix the 24 fps fullscreen lock ASAP :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE General discussions
  7. Fix the 24 fps fullscreen lock ASAP :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE General discussions, link to post detailing the RadeonPro workaround.