Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far

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Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far
Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far cover
Developers
Atomic Games
Publishers
Former Microsoft Studios
Current Slitherine
Release dates
Windows September 30, 1997
Mac OS (Classic) September 30, 1997
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Key points

The official multiplayer service is no longer available

General information

Official developer site
Official game series site
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Mac OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Includes Close Combat.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

All of the patches available for the game can be found here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Mac OS (Classic)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu.
In-game options menu.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Widescreen is supported with vanilla game files, although the resolution has to be set directly in Windows registry
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
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 feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
2
Online play
2 Official servers have been shut down.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, NT 4.0 SP3
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 90 MHz
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 45 MB
Video card (GPU) High Colour video card
Mac OS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7.5
Processor (CPU) PowerPC
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 40 MB
Video card (GPU) High Colour video card

References