4x4 Evo 2

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4x4 Evo 2
4x4 Evo 2 cover
Terminal Reality
Gathering of Developers
Release dates
Windows October 30, 2001
4x4 Evo 2 at Wikipedia


SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
4x4 Evo
4x4 Evo 2000
4x4 Evo 2 2001

Key points

Game is no longer sold. Made free in 2007. Community patch 4×4 Evo: Revolution adds support for modern resolution, vehicles, tracks and much more


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc v2 DRM[Note 1].
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SYSTEM[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SYSTEM\metal.ini[Note 2]

Video settings[edit]


Force windowed
  1. Install 4x4 Revolution community patch
  2. Open <path-to-game>\SYSTEM\render.ini with any text editor
  3. Change WindowMode to 1
  4. Launch the game, use OpenGl Rendering


The launcher is still be launched in full screen, 640x480.
No option to reposition window or launch the game with window borders.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Not used during gameplay
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Can not be used in menus
Controller remapping
Triggers can be assigned to throttle/brake, but do not function in-game. XInput Plus can solve the problem by remapping buttons
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible


  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).