Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition

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Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition cover
Developers
Capcom
Engines
MT Framework
Release dates
Windows May 27, 2008
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition guide at StrategyWiki
Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies Edition at Wikipedia
Lost Planet
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Key points

Updated version of Lost Planet: Extreme Condition with a Human vs Akrid multiplayer mode, a selection of new multiplayer maps, characters and weapons, and four new single-player modes.[1]
Cross-platform multiplayer with Xbox 360 players.[2]
Includes benchmark.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
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SecuROM DRM disc check.[3]
Windows
GamersGate Requires online activation
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SecuROM PA DRM.
Windows
Gamesplanet
DRM details are not known
Windows
GameStop
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\capcom\lostplanetcolonies\config.ini

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\capcom\lostplanetcolonies\<user-id>\LPColonies.LPColoniesSave-capcom

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
For setting a custom resolution see Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF entry.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 16x QCSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Using Alt+Tab will cap the frame rate at 60 FPS. Prevent this by running in windowed or borderless windowed mode.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Edit config.ini[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open config.ini.
  3. Change the Resolution= line to the desired resolution.
  4. Save the changes.

Input settings[edit]

Displays mostly controller UI even without a controller connected.

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Online features require a Microsoft account (optional for offline play).
Multiplayer is not compatible with Lost Planet: Extreme Condition.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16 Systemlink
Online play
16

Issues fixed[edit]

Audio and video out of sync during cutscenes[edit]

Limit FPS to 60[5]
  1. In the PC Settings menu, set the display frequency to 60 Hz.
  2. In the Lost Planet profile in your GPU control panel, make sure the preferred refresh rate is set to application-controlled.

Frequent crashes in DX10 mode[edit]

Copy old dxgi.dll and d3d10.dll files to the installation folder[6]
  1. Search your C:\Windows\winsxs folder for dxgi.dll and d3d10.dll
  2. The correct dxgi.dll file was modified on 11/20/2010 or 11/21/2010 (depending on region) and is 496 KB.
  3. The correct d3d10.dll file was modified on 7/13/2009 or 7/14/2009 (depending on region) and is 0.98 MB.
  4. Copy both files to your Lost Planet installation folder, where the .exe files are.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 supporting HT Technology
AMD Athlon 64
System memory (RAM) 512 MB (Windows XP), 1 GB (Windows Vista)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600 series or higher (excluding Nvidia GeForce 7300 series)
ATI Radeon X1600
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

References

  1. http://store.steampowered.com/app/45720/
  2. http://store.steampowered.com/app/45720/
  3. Reclaim Your Game - RYG's SecuROM 7+ DRM List
  4. Lost Planet: Extreme Condition | WSGF
  5. audio desync
  6. How to fix crashes in DX10 mode (without uninstalling KB2670838)