Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance cover
Platinum Games
OS X TransGaming Inc.
Platinum Engine
Release dates
Windows January 9, 2014
OS X September 25, 2014
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

General information

PC Report
Official website
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
All Windows versions require Steam.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents\MGR\SaveData\GraphicOption

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents\MGR\SaveData\MGR.sav
The game uses a fixed path for its data instead of using the standard Windows variables, if the C: drive is missing the game will not be able to save and will crash.
If the Documents folder has been moved, any existing files need to be moved back to the original location, symbolic links can also be used instead.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Steam Cloud will not sync any files if the system doesn't have a C: drive.[1]

Video settings[edit]

Zangeki means amount of pieces that can be cut and Zantime represents the amount of time any cut pieces will be visible before disappearing.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
800x600, 1280x720, 1366x768, 1680x1050 and 1920x1080 only.
Non-16:9 resolutions are anamorphic by default.
Use Flawless Widescreen.
Use Flawless Widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Aspect ratios other than 16:9 are anamorphic, and will look stretched on a window.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 8x MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Only while playing in Fullscreen.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Input settings[edit]

The Konami Code can only be input with a controller.
The long intro splash screens can only be slowly skipped by pushing the action buttons on a controller.
Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard settings.
Keyboard settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Certain keys such as A and D cannot be changed. No extra mouse buttons.
Mouse acceleration
Negative mouse acceleration present by default.
Mouse sensitivity
Through the Sensitivity settings.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Through the Camera settings.
Controller support
XInput controllers only.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Four presets only.
Controller sensitivity
Through the Sensitivity settings.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Through the Camera settings.
Touchscreen optimised
Additional information
Button prompts
For DualShock Prompts see DualShock 3 Button Prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

DualShock 3 Button Prompts[edit]

  1. Download and open the following archive.
  2. Open the appropiate language folder.
  3. Extract the ui folder for the correct language in the <path-to-game>\gamedata path.


Remove the ui folder in order to revert back to the standard button prompts.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, sound effects and voices.
Surround sound
Up to 5.0 output.[2]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes
Brazilian Portuguese

Issues fixed[edit]

Crash on launch (Windows)[edit]

Even when the correct drive is present, the game might still crash from ntdll.dll as a faulty module
The game uses a fixed path for its data instead of using the standard Windows variables, if the C: drive is missing the game will not be able to save and will crash.
Restart Steam.
Installing the game on the C: Drive[3]
  1. Add a new Steam library path on the C: drive. See Adding a new library path.
  2. Move the main installation folder to the new Steam Library path. See Moving a game from a different computer.


Alternatively simply reinstall the game on the correct drive.
Create a new C: drive[4][5]


If needed a USB stick can also be plugged in and set to the appropiate letter instead.

Incorrect refresh rate or resolution on HDMI monitors stuck at 1080p24 / 1080i60[edit]

If the game can't be set to run in a Windowed mode, then download this configuration file. Extract GraphicOption in the configuration file(s) location.
  1. Navigate to the Options menu, and select Graphic Options, then set the Window Mode to Window.
  2. See Borderless Gaming.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Physics Havok

System requirements[edit]

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
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9.2 10.9.4
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i Series
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 27 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
ATI Radeon HD 4870
Intel Iris
Nvidia GeForce GT 750M


  1. Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE
  2. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  3. Tested by Marioysikax
  4. List of known bugs/missing features and workarounds :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE General Discussion
  5. Refuses to start :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE General Discussion