Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight

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Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight cover
Developers
EA Los Angeles
Publishers
Electronic Arts
Engines
SAGE 2.0
Release dates
Windows March 16, 2010
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight guide at StrategyWiki
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight 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

Key points

Requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.
Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Ultimate Collection
Windows
Origin
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows
Origin
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Bundled with other games in the franchise up to Tiberian Twilight.
Windows
Steam
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Windows

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Command and Conquer 4\Profiles\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Command and Conquer 4\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
No mouse acceleration.
Mouse sensitivity
For scroll speed.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
German
Korean
Polish
Russian
Traditional Chinese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
10 Versus, Co-op
Co-op campaign supports two players.

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 3840, 4005, 4808, 4810, 4995, 7000-7002
UDP (outbound) 1234-1237, 3478, 5009, 5060, 5062

Issues fixed[edit]

Black screen[edit]

Black screen[citation needed]
  1. Lower your main desktop to 800x600 and try to run the game again. If it successfully runs alt-tab and change back the resolution, then go back to the game and set the correct resolution in-game.
  2. If the problem persists go to the installation folder and right-click CNC4.exe go to compatibility tab, check the compatibility box and choose Windows XP (Service Pack 3).
  3. Try to run the game again with these two "fixes" applied.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 Vista SP1, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
AMD Athlon 64 X2
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 5600+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800
ATI Radeon X1600
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support
Nvidia GeForce 8800
ATI Radeon X1900

References