Anomaly 2

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Anomaly 2
Anomaly 2 cover
Developers
11 bit studios
Engines
Liquid
Release dates
Windows May 15, 2013
macOS (OS X) May 15, 2013
Linux May 15, 2013
Anomaly
Anomaly Warzone Earth 2011
Anomaly Korea 2013
Anomaly 2 2013
Anomaly Warzone Earth Mobile Campaign 2013
Anomaly Defenders 2014

Key points

The game features several progression-breaking bugs on Linux, making it entirely impossible to finish.

General information

Official website
Official forums
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
Also includes Android version
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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OS X only.
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Twitch Twitch Desktop App
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\11bitstudios\Anomaly 2\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.Anomaly 2/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\11bitstudios\Anomaly 2\
macOS (OS X)
Linux ~/.Anomaly 2/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/236730/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Resolution selection is problematic but the window is fully resizeable.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Maximum resolution is limited by desktop resolution - if you want to play in 4K you must set 4K resolution on your desktop.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Can't be disabled.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
See Run the game at screen refresh rate.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX and dialogue.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
2

Connection types

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Anomaly 2.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Game freezes during loading (Linux)[edit]

The game freezes during mission loading, making certain missions impossible to start.[1][2][3]

Issues fixed[edit]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Fullscreen mode defaults to 60 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set screen refresh rate[citation needed]
  1. Install Special K by following the Special K Unofficial Guide. Manual local installation may work better.
  2. Start the game once and close it to allow the configuration file of Special K to be created.
  3. Open <path-to-game>\d3d9.ini or %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Mods\SpecialK\Profiles\Anomaly 2.exe\SpecialK.ini depending on the installation method you used.
  4. Change RefreshRate=-1 to RefreshRate=0 under [Render.FrameRate].

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz
Intel Core 2 Quad 2.7 GHz
AMD Athlon Phenom II X4 3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9600 GS
AMD Radeon HD 4000
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3 support
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
AMD Radeon HD 5770
1024 MB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz
Intel Core 2 Quad 2.7 GHz
AMD Athlon Phenom II X4 3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9600 GS
AMD Radeon HD 4000
512 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3 support
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
AMD Radeon HD 5770
1024 MB of VRAM
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 2.8 GHz
Intel Core 2 Quad 2.7 GHz
AMD Athlon Phenom II X4 3 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 9600 GS
AMD Radeon HD 4000
512 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3 support
Nvidia GeForce GTX 260
AMD Radeon HD 5770
1024 MB of VRAM

References