Just Cause 4

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Just Cause 4
Just Cause 4 cover
Developers
Avalanche Studios
Publishers
Square Enix
Engines
Apex Engine
Release dates
Windows December 4, 2018
Just Cause 4 at Wikipedia
Just Cause
Just Cause 2006
Just Cause 2 2010
Just Cause 3 2015
Just Cause 4 2018

General information

Official site
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Publisher website
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Gold and Deluxe editions also available
Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Gold and Deluxe editions also available
Windows
Humble Store
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Gold and Deluxe editions also available
Windows
Steam
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Gold and Deluxe editions also available
Windows
All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Version differences[edit]

The Digital Deluxe Edition includes Just Cause 4 and the Digital Deluxe Content pack.
Gold Edition includes everything in the Digital Deluxe Edition plus the Expansion Pass and the Golden Gear Pack.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Danger Rising
Windows
Dare Devils of Destruction
Windows
Deathstalker Scorpion Pack Includes a "Deathstalker Scorpion" muscle-car, storm buggy, explosive rifle, parachute and wingsuit.
Windows
Digital Deluxe Content Includes the Stealth Micro Jet vehicle and a custom wingsuit.
Windows
Expansion Pass Includes the "Daredevils", "Demons", and "Danger" expansions.
Windows
Golden Gear Pack Includes a "Golden Gear" shotgun, parachute, and wingsuit.
Windows
Los Demonios
Windows
Neon Racer Pack Includes a "Neon Racer" sports car, parachute, and wingsuit.
Windows
Renegade Pack Includes a "Renegade" drone gun, parachute, and wingsuit.
Windows
Soaring Speed Vehicle Pack
Windows
The Dragon
Windows
Toy Vehicle Pack
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Skip intro videos[1]
  1. Download the No Intro mod and extract the dropzone folder to the game installation folder.
  2. Use the LaunchWithDropzone.exe launcher from here to launch the game using the contents of the dropzone folder. The launcher uses English voiceovers by default. Command line arguments for languages are listed on the mod page.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Square Enix\Just Cause 4\LocalData\startup_settings.json
<Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\517630\remote\local_settings.json
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/517630/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\517630\remote\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/517630/pfx/[Note 1]
4 player profiles available.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game graphics settings.
In-game graphics settings.
In-game gameplay settings.
In-game gameplay settings.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

In-game sound settings.
In-game sound settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects, Voice, Music, Car radio
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

D3D11 crash[edit]

This hook applies to the first version of Just Cause 4 released on Steam.
Use JC4 Anticrash Hook
  1. Download Just Cause 4 Anticrash Hook.
  2. Extract XInput9_1_0.dll to the installation folder.

Game crashes at startup[edit]

Disable Steam Cloud saving for this game

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio FMOD
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400 3.1 GHz
AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 59 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
AMD Radeon R9 270
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11.1 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/517630/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (517630) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References