Red Faction: Guerrilla

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Red Faction: Guerrilla
Red Faction Guerrilla Cover.jpg
Release dates
September 15, 2009
Red Faction: Guerrilla at Steam Charts
Red Faction: Guerrilla at SteamDB
 Red Faction: Guerrilla at Wikipedia
Red Faction
Red Faction 2001
Red Faction II 2003
Red Faction: Guerrilla 2009
Red Faction: Armageddon 2011

Key points

Advantage Comes bundled with the Demons Of The Badlands expansion, the Multiplayer Pack DLC, and 2 exclusive multiplayer maps
Advantage DirectX 10 mode enables Sun Rays and Ambient Occlusion. Not present on console version.
Disadvantage DirectX 10 mode can cause performance issues and can cause light sources to be visible through objects and terrain.
Disadvantage Seems to be unable to launch on Windows 8.1

General information

More information Red Faction Wiki - A wiki for the Red Faction universe
More information Faction Files - A mod database for the Red Faction series
More information Steam Community Discussions
More information Steam Users' Forums for game series


Source(s) Store unlock Notes
Retail Retail
Humble Store Steamicon.png Red Faction Collection.
Steam Steamicon.png
Information All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE.

Essential improvements[edit]

In-game general settings.

Mod Manager[edit]

Advantage Makes it easier to install new mods.[1][2]
Advantage Comes bundled with many useful mods.

Gameplay Mods[edit]

Physics Mod[edit]


Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Red Faction Guerrilla\Options

Save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Red Faction Guerrilla

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Native
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Gold.svg 15:9 resolutions require a workaround; see WSGF details.
Multi-monitor Hackable WSGF MM Silver.svg Multi-monitor requires a workaround; see WSGF details.
Field of view (FOV) Hackable You need to follow Armageddon's do-it-yourself instructions. Tools here
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Hackable
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Unknown
Anti-aliasing (AA) Native
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Native No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[4]

Input settings[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game button key map settings.
In-game axis key map settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native
Mouse acceleration Native
Mouse input in menus Native
Mouse Y-axis inversion Native
Controller support Native
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Impossible
Controller Y-axis inversion Native

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Native
Surround sound Native
Subtitles Native
Closed captions Impossible
Mute on focus lost Native


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Native Native
French Native Unknown Unknown
German Native Unknown Unknown
Italian Native Unknown Unknown
Spanish Native Unknown Unknown


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play Native 16
Online play Native 16
Hot-seat Native 4 Wrecking Crew gamemode only.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking Native
Peer-to-peer Native
Dedicated Impossible
Self-hosting Native
Direct IP Impossible


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 53, 80, 3074
UDP (outbound) 53, 88, 3074

Issues fixed[edit]

Performance issues[edit]

Fix Launch the game in DX9 mode with -nod3d10 parameter

Information The game might actually perform worse on certain systems.
Disadvantage Graphical settings will be limited to only a few parameters.

Fix Disable the ambient occlusion in the in-game settingsLink

Random game crashes[edit]

Fix Try unplugging any connected controllers.Link

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz Dual-Core Processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X2) 3.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X2)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600
ATI Radeon X1300
128 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support
Nvidia GeForce 8800
ATI Radeon HD 3850
256 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support


  1. Faction Files - Mod Manager
  2. Red Faction Forums - Mod Manager
  4. New 120Hz Games Report