Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor

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Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor cover
Developers
Relic Entertainment
macOS (OS X) Aspyr Media
Publishers
THQ
Sega
Engines
Essence Engine 1.0
Release dates
Windows April 9, 2009
macOS (OS X) March 1, 2012
Company of Heroes
Company of Heroes 2006
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts 2007
Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor 2009
Company of Heroes 2 2013
Company of Heroes 2 - The Western Front Armies 2014
Company of Heroes 2 - Ardennes Assault 2014
Company of Heroes 2 - The British Forces 2015

Key points

Online multiplayer for non-Steam versions stopped working on May 31, 2014 due to GameSpy services being shut down.[1]
Steam version updates can potentially break mods.

General information

Official website
Company of Heroes Wiki
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums for game series

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail SecuROM DRM disc check.
Mac App Store Company of Heroes Complete: Campaign Edition. Comes bundled in.
Steam Acts as DLC for the New Steam Version.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patches for the game can be found here (Retail Only).

Skip splash screens[edit]

Launch the game with the -nomovies parameter[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

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

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Company of Heroes\*.(ini|lua|txt)
Steam %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Company of Heroes Relaunch\*.(ini|lua|txt)
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Company of Heroes\Savegames
Steam %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Company of Heroes Relaunch\Savegames
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Syncs save games.

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Launch the game with the -window parameter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Works using usual borderless fullscreen methods. Tested using GameCompanion.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Launch the game with the -novsync parameter to disable Vsync.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

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

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
8

Connection types

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP (outbound) 6112, 30260, 9100

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 10
Shader Model support 1.1, 4
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes DivX Video
Multiplayer GameSpy, Steamworks Steamworks support is only available in the New Steam Version.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium IV 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon XP
Intel Pentium IV 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
1 GB (Vista)
1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 1.1 support
Nvidia GeForce 6800 series
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 10 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.6.6
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 13 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon HD 2600
Nvidia GeForce 8600
256 MB of VRAM
512 MB of VRAM
SSE capable processor required.
Supported ATI chipsets: Radeon 9500 series, Radeon 9600 series, Radeon 9700 series, Radeon 9800 series, Radeon X300 series, Radeon X550 series, Radeon X600 series, Radeon X700 series, Radeon X800 series, Radeon X1000 series, Radeon X1100 series, Radeon X1300 series, Radeon X1600 series, Radeon X1800 series, Radeon X1900 series, Radeon HD 2400 series, Radeon HD 2600 series, Radeon HD 2900 series
Supported Nvidia chipsets: GeForce3/Ti series, GeForce4/Ti (excluding the GeForce4MX series), GeForce FX 5700 series, GeForce FX 5800 series, GeForce FX 5900 series, GeForce 6200 series, GeForce 6600 series, GeForce 6800 series, GeForce 7300 series, GeForce 7600 series, GeForce 7800 series, GeForce 7900 series, GeForce 8400 series, GeForce 8500 series, GeForce 8600 series, GeForce 8700 series, GeForce 8800 series

References

  1. Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor