Tomb Raider: Anniversary

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Tomb Raider: Anniversary
Tomb Raider: Anniversary cover
Crystal Dynamics
Windows Nixxes Software
OS X Robosoft Technologies
Eidos Interactive
OS X Feral Interactive
Crystal Engine
Release dates
Windows June 1, 2007
OS X February 15, 2008
Tomb Raider
Tomb Raider 1996
Tomb Raider II 1997
Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft 1998
Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation 1999
Tomb Raider Chronicles 2000
Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness 2003
Tomb Raider: Legend 2006
Tomb Raider: Anniversary 2007
Tomb Raider: Underworld 2008
Tomb Raider (2013) 2013
Rise of the Tomb Raider 2016

For the original game, see Tomb Raider.

Key points

Includes graphical improvements also present in Xbox 360 and PS3 releases.

General information

Lara Croft Wiki - A detailed wiki for the Tomb Raider series
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums for game series


Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename intro.bik, intro_w.bik, and nvidia.bik.


The copyright screen will still be shown.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Crystal Dynamics\Tomb Raider: Anniversary

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Eidos\Tomb Raider - Anniversary\Default Profile

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

External video settings.
External video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
4:3, 16:9, 16:10 only; for others use Flawless Widescreen or Widescreen Fixer.
Use Flawless Widescreen or Widescreen Fixer.
Use Flawless Widescreen (corrected HUD) or Widescreen Fixer (stretched HUD).
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use Dxwnd.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Windowed Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
In-game MSAA (labeled as Fullscreen Anti-Aliasing) may disable shadows;[citation needed] for better results force MSAA via display drivers (make sure 'Behavior Flags' is set to 'none' if using nVidia card)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

In-game general control settings.
In-game general control settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
XInput-compatible controllers are supported. In-game tutorials will still refer to keyboard keys.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

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


Language UI Audio CC Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

Buggy AI, enemies get stuck[edit]

Enable V-sync[1][citation needed]
  1. Navigate to Options and enable Vertical Synchronization.

Screen flashing black[edit]

Disable desktop composition[citation needed]

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000 XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.4 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1500+
Intel Pentium IV 3.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3000+
System memory (RAM) 256 MB (2000/XP)
512 MB (Vista)
1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) GeForce 3TI
Radeon 9 series
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible


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