Command & Conquer: Renegade

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Command & Conquer: Renegade
Command & Conquer: Renegade cover
Westwood Studios
Electronic Arts
Westwood 3D
Release dates
Windows February 26, 2002
Command & Conquer: Renegade at Wikipedia
Command & Conquer
Command & Conquer 1995
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 1996
Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun 1999
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 2000
Command & Conquer: Renegade 2002
Command & Conquer: Generals 2003
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars 2007
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 2008
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising 2009
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight 2010

For the fan made multiplayer remake, see Renegade X.

Key points

Small but dedicated community.

General information

EA's Official Command & Conquer site
Official Forums
Command & Conquer Wiki - A wiki for everything Command & Conquer-related


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
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Bundled with other games in the franchise up to Tiberian Twilight.

Essential improvements[edit]


Official 1.037[edit]

Required for native online play.

Tiberian Technologies Scripts[edit]

Patch 1.037 is not required as it will be automatically downloaded.
A fan made patch containing new additions, most notably including a new Vsync checkbox along with the ability of changing the quality settings for the shader and post process effects.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Westwood\Renegade\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\save\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched by default. Use Tiberian Technologies Scripts. Resolution is set externally via wwconfig.exe
4K Ultra HD
Stretched by default. Use Tiberian Technologies Scripts. Resolution is set externally via wwconfig.exe
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Use Tiberian Technologies Scripts. Set in wwconfig.exe
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Use Tiberian Technologies Scripts. Set in wwconfig.exe
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Color blind mode

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Editing file[1]
  1. Download and install XCC Utilities
  2. Launch XCC Mixer.exe
  3. Open <path-to-game>\Data\always.dat
  4. Extract cameras.ini to <path-to-game>\Data\
  5. Open cameras.ini and modify any of the FOV= values to your desired ones
  6. Save the file

Input settings[edit]

In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game mouse settings.

Audio settings[edit]

External audio settings.
External audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


In-game network settings.
In-game network settings.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play

Connection types


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 3840, 4005, 4808, 4810, 4995, 7000-7002
UDP (outbound) 1234-1237

Issues fixed[edit]

Settings in config tool are not saved[edit]

Right-click the WWConfig.exe file and select "Run as Administrator"[citation needed]

Stuck at the Renegade config popup[edit]

Make sure your graphics card drivers are up to date[citation needed]

Missing main menu text[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]

Press Esc to exit Renegade, then restart your computer or sign out.

Applying config settings[edit]

On the Scripts 4.1 patch there's a small bug where the highest available resolution is shown as being the first one, the last resolution being 1440x900.
Instructions[citation needed]
  • Find WWConfig.exe in <path-to-game>\Command And Conquer Renegade and select your currently used display in order to change the video settings.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer GameSpy, Westwood Online

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 400 MHz
System memory (RAM) 96 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 950 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible


  1. Command & Conquer Renegade Question - Ars Technica OpenForum - last accessed on 2016-12-09