Burnout Paradise Remastered

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Burnout Paradise Remastered
Burnout Paradise Remastered cover
Criterion Games[1]
Stellar Entertainment[1]
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows August 21, 2018
Burnout Paradise Remastered at Wikipedia
Burnout Paradise 2009
Burnout Paradise Remastered 2018

Key points

Remaster of Burnout Paradise.
Includes all DLC from the original game, including the never-before-released-on-PC 'Cops and Robbers' and 'Big Surf Island' packs. 'Time Savers Pack' DLC is not included.

General information

Official website
Answer HQ for the Burnout series at EA.com
Burnout Wiki


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Included with Origin Access Basic.
All versions require Origin and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use a launch option[2]

Add -skipvideos to Origin launch options to disable the intro videos.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Criterion Games\Burnout Paradise Remastered\*.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Criterion Games\Burnout Paradise Remastered\Save\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes

Video settings[edit]

Display settings
Display settings
Quality settings
Quality settings
Effects settings
Effects settings
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and up to 8x MSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Anything lower than 60 will cause frame stutter, which is noticeable even on adaptive sync monitors.[citation needed]
120+ FPS
Game is locked to 60 FPS

Input settings[edit]

Controls settings
Controls settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects and Music levels
Surround sound
Open %LOCALAPPDATA%\Criterion Games\Burnout Paradise Remastered\config.ini and add SpeakerSetup=1 under [Sound].[4]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Disable main menu music[edit]

Disables Guns N' Roses' "Paradise City" song at startup.
Edit game files[5]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\SOUND\STREAMS\
  2. Open GUNS_AND_ROSES.SNS with a text editor.
  3. Clear content and save the file.

Disable the announcer[edit]

Removes DJ Atomika's (or your regional equivalent) voiceovers from the game.
Replace files

Download Burnout Paradise Remastered - Atomika Disabler and extract the archive to the installation folder, replacing existing files.[6]

To restore the original state use Origin's "repair" function for the game.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2120 3.3 GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5750
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Burnout Paradise Remastered hits consoles in March (update) - Polygon - last accessed on 2018-02-20
    "Burnout Paradise Remastered is being developed by Criterion in collaboration with Guildford, U.K.-based Stellar Entertainment Software."
  2. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2018-10
    The same method as in the original version of Burnout Paradise.
  3. Burnout Paradise Remastered 21:9 Info - last accessed on October 20, 2018
  4. EA Answer HQ - Burnout Paradise Remastered PC surround sound - last accessed on 2018-09-08
  5. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2018-10
    Deleting the file caused the game to crash after intro videos. The same method as in the original version of Burnout Paradise.
  6. https://www.reddit.com/r/Burnout/comments/9s7gha/dj_atomika_disabler_burnout_paradise_remastered_pc/