The Crew

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The Crew
The Crew cover
Developers
Ivory Tower
Ubisoft Reflections
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows December 2, 2014

Key points

Requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.[1]
Game may get stuck at loading save data after the April 22 patch.[2][3]

General information

PC Report: The Crew
Official forums
Steam Community Discussions
Official website

Availability[edit]

All versions require Uplay DRM and a constant internet connection.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

This game has in-game micro-transactions (not listed below).[4]
Name Notes
Calling All Units
Extreme Car Pack
Raid Car Pack
Season Pass
Speed Car Pack
Street Edition Pack
Vintage Car Pack
Wild Run

Game data[edit]

Game settings.
Game settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\The Crew\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Uplay-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\969\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
Advanced video settings (1/2)
Advanced video settings (1/2)
Advanced video settings (2/2)
Advanced video settings (2/2)
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Minimum selectable resolution is 1152x648. See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
FoV Slider is greyed out on 16:9 and 16:10 resolutions.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Force in the graphics card control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Post-Process (FXAA, Temporal Anti-aliasing), MSAA (4x, 8x), Nvidia TXAA (4x).
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Choice of 30 FPS or 60 FPS cap.[5]

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Modify resolutions[6]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\The Crew\
  2. Open PCScalability.xml with a text editor
  3. Adjust accordingly:
    • DesktopResX and DesktopResY for fullscreen and borderless fullscreen resolutions
    • Width and Height for windowed resolution
  4. Save your changes

Notes

Appearance value controls window status. 0 is windowed, 1 is borderless, 2 is fullscreen

Input settings[edit]

Controls settings
Controls settings
Wheel controls
Wheel controls
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse buttons can't be assigned.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Make sure to connect the controller before starting the game.
Wheels are fully supported as well. For problematic DirectInput controller, use x360ce 64 bit. Rename xinput1_3.dll to xinput9_1_0.dll.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Overall, music, voices, UI sounds, FX
Surround sound
Up to 7.1 output.[7]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
Czech
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Norwegian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Swedish

VR support[edit]

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
8

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Seamless instancing; only eight players in an instance at any time.[8]
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1, 8, 8.1 (64bit versions)
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon II X4 620, 2.6 GHz
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300, 2.5 GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 940, 3.0 GHz
Intel Core i5 750, 2.66 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon HD 5870
Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
1024 MB of VRAM
Shader model 5.0 support
AMD Radeon HD 6870
Nvidia GeForce GTX 580
1024 MB of VRAM
Shader model 5.0 support

References

  1. The Crew kicks you to the title screen whenever you lose your internet connection - The Crew for PC News
  2. stuck in loading stats :: The Crew General Discussions
  3. [General] April 22nd Patch Workarounds and Recommendations | Forums
  4. The Crew's microtransactions let you buy performance parts with real world cash - The Crew for PC News
  5. Fps lock: yes or no? :: The Crew General Discussions
  6. For people who want 60 FPS! : The_Crew
  7. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  8. Ok how is this an MMO? - The Crew Message Board for PlayStation 4 - GameFAQs