Alien Breed: Impact

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Alien Breed: Impact
Alien Breed: Impact cover
Developers
Team17
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows June 3, 2010
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General information

Official game page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\AlienBreedEp1Game\Config\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/22610/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\UnrealEngine3\AlienBreedEp1Game\SaveData\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/22610/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Display settings.
Display settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Use FOV Tool.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use FOV Tool.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 62 FPS. See High frame rate.

High frame rate[edit]

Change MaxSmoothedFrameRate[citation needed]
  1. Go to configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open the AlienBreedEp1Engine.ini file with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Using the Find function (Ctrl+F), search for MaxSmoothedFrameRate. There will be exactly one entry.
  4. Change its value to desired frame rate, eg. MaxSmoothedFrameRate=120.
  5. Save the file and launch the game.
Disable SmoothedFrameRate[citation needed]
  1. Go to configuration file(s) location
  2. Open the AlienBreedEp1Engine.ini file with Notepad or other text editor.
  3. Using the Find function (Ctrl+F), search for bSmoothedFrameRate. There will be exactly one entry.
  4. Change it to bSmoothedFrameRate=False.
  5. Save the file and launch the game.

Input settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and SFX.
Surround sound
See Surround sound.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Enabled by default.

Surround sound[edit]

Enable hardware OpenAL[1]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open AlienBreedEp1Engine.ini.
  3. Look for [ALAudio.ALAudioDevice] class
  4. Make sure DeviceName= has nothing assigned
  5. Increase MaxChannels= to the number of supported ones of your audio device (maximum is 128)
  6. Set UseEffectsProcessing=True
  7. Save you changes.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish
Russian
Fan translation by «ENPY Studio»

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 players only on consoles.
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2.0 GHz Single Core
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800
ATI Radeon X700
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/22610/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (22610) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References