Tomb Raider: Anniversary

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Tomb Raider: Anniversary
Tomb Raider: Anniversary cover
Developers
Crystal Dynamics
Windows Nixxes Software
macOS (OS X) Robosoft Technologies
Publishers
Eidos Interactive
OS X Feral Interactive
Engines
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

Port of the PlayStation 2 version. PC version does not include the graphical improvements from the Xbox 360 release.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

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

Notes

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
OS X

Save game data location[edit]

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

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.
Multi-monitor
Use Flawless Widescreen or Widescreen Fixer.
Ultra-widescreen
Use Flawless Widescreen (corrected HUD) or Widescreen Fixer (stretched HUD).
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Cheat Engine Table can be used, but causes major glitches during gameplay.
Windowed
Use DxWnd.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use 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) or use Dynamic Screen Resolution (NVIDIA) / Virtual Screen Resolution (AMD) to force a higher resolution and downsample it to the monitor
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
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
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
In-game tutorials show keyboard keys only.
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
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

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]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
OpenGL 2.x OS X only.
Shader Model support 2
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
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) Nvidia GeForce 3TI
ATI Radeon 9000 series
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce 6000 series
ATI Radeon X series
Shader model 2.0 support
OS X
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9.5 10.10.5
Processor (CPU) Intel 1.8 GHz Intel 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM 512 MB of VRAM
The OS X release does not support the following graphics cards: ATI Radeon X1xxx series and Intel GMA series[2]

References

  1. Animals running into walls - Steam Community Discussions
  2. Steam - Tomb Raider: Anniversary store page - last accessed on July 22, 2016