Heroes of Might and Magic V

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Heroes of Might and Magic V
Heroes of Might and Magic V cover
Developers
Nival Interactive
macOS (OS X) TransGaming Inc.
macOS (OS X) Freeverse Software
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
Silent Storm
Release dates
Windows May 16, 2006
macOS (OS X) December 14, 2006
Heroes of Might and Magic V guide at StrategyWiki
Heroes of Might and Magic V at Wikipedia
Heroes of Might and Magic
Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest 1995
Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars 1996
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia 1999
Heroes Chronicles 2001
Heroes of Might and Magic IV 2002
Heroes of Might and Magic V 2006
Heroes of Might and Magic V: Tribes of the East 2007
Might & Magic Heroes VI 2011
Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness 2013
Heroes of Might and Magic III - HD Edition 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII: Trial by Fire 2016

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

A standalone expansion, Heroes of Might and Magic V: Tribes of the East, is also available.
Name Notes
Hammers of Fate
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
High resolutions are supported, but the aspect ratio will stay at 4:3.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 8x through options menu. 16x can be forced through graphics card control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On by default. To turn it off, use the "setvar gfx_vsync" variable under "user.cfg".
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Color blind mode

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Controls can be remapped by editing input.cfg
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and SFX.
Surround sound
Up to 5.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Hungarian
Korean
Polish
Local retail version only.
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000, NT, XP, Vista XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 1.5 GHz Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 4/FX/6/7 (GeForce 4 MX NOT supported)
ATI Radeon 8500/9000/X families
Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT supported
128 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 4/FX/6/7 (GeForce 4 MX NOT supported)
ATI Radeon 8500/9000/X families
Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT supported
256 MB of VRAM

References