Emergency 4: Global Fighters for Life

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Emergency 4: Global Fighters for Life
Emergency 4: Global Fighters for Life cover
Sixteen Tons Entertainment
Vision 7
Release dates
Windows April 13, 2006
Emergency 4: Global Fighters for Life at Wikipedia
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Emergency 3: Mission:Life 2005
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Emergency 2017 2016
Emergency 20 2017

Key points

Released as 911: First Responders in North America.

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Steam Community Discussions for Deluxe Edition


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Deluxe Edition

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\em4.cfg[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Data\Specs\keys.xml[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/323610/pfx/[Note 2]
em4.cfg contains general settings.
keys.xml contains key mapping data.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\Save\campaignprogress.xml[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/323610/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched from 4:3.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Download and put Sui's Wrapper in game's directory.
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
120+ FPS

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Edit fov in config file[1]
  1. Calculate your desired FOV using this calculator.
  2. Open <path-to-game>\em4.cfg with a text editor.
  3. Find and replace the value in a line <var name="r_fov" value="350" /> with the one from the FOV calculator.
  4. Save and launch the game.


Increased FOV may have a drastic impact on performance.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Basic Stereo audio.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Partial. Voice overs still play when out of focus.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Available in local retail release. Rip available here.
Retail only.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 - 1.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 3
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/323610/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (323610) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Suicide_machine on 2018-05-03