Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop

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Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop
Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop cover
Developers
Reactive Drop Team
Engines
Source
Release dates
Windows April 20, 2017
Alien Swarm
Alien Swarm 2010
Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop 2017

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Free download.
Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\reactivedrop\cfg\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Syncs save games and settings.

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
21:9 resolutions are selectable under the 16:9 resolution options. Position of HUD elements is incorrect.
4K Ultra HD
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped to 100 fps. Use fps_max X, where X is your desired maximum FPS value.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput only; open the console and enter exec 360controller_pc.[1]
Full controller support
Menus require mouse input.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
The 360controller_pc.cfg file under <path-to-game>\reactivedrop\cfg\ needs to be modified.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
Czech
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian

Network[edit]

For more information, see the "Source Dedicated Server" section of our Source engine article.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
32 Co-op, Versus
8 (Co-op) or 32 (Deathmatch) marines, up to 32 total including spectators
Online play
32 Co-op, Versus
8 (Co-op) or 32 (Deathmatch), up to 32 total including spectators

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
lobby search
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP
Open the console (~) and enter connect followed by the IP and port.

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 27014-27050
UDP (outbound) 1200, 27000-27015

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 2, 3
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok Heavily modified variant.
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Steamworks

Console commands[edit]

Games running on the Source engine can utilize Source Engine Console Commands for various tasks.
Enabling the console in Source games[citation needed]
  1. Launch the game
  2. From the main menu select Options
  3. Select the Keyboard tab
  4. Click the Advanced button
  5. Check the box next to Enable developer console (~)
  6. Click Apply

Notes

Press ~ to open the console.
Some commands may first require you enabling sv_cheats. You can do so with sv_cheats 1.
Many servers will not allow you to play with cheats enabled, or will disable them upon entering the server.
Users without a US keyboard could experience some problems.

Launch options[edit]

View this Steam Support Article regarding launch options as well as the relevant Valve Developer wiki page for further information and a list of useful Source engine launch options.
Enabling a launch parameter[citation needed]
  1. Find the game in your Steam Library
  2. Right-click the game name
  3. Select Properties
  4. Select Set Launch Options...
  5. Input your selected launch options and separate each command with a space
  6. Press OK
  7. Launch the game

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI X800, Nvidia GeForce 6600 or better
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Shader model 2.0 support
ATI X800, Nvidia GeForce 6600 or better
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 2.0 support

References

  1. 360 controller support needed. :: Alien Swarm General Discussions