Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance cover
Platinum Games
macOS (OS X) TransGaming Inc.
Platinum Engine
Release dates
Windows January 9, 2014
macOS (OS X) September 25, 2014
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance guide at StrategyWiki
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance at Wikipedia
Metal Gear
Metal Gear 1990
Metal Gear Solid: Integral 2000
Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance 2003
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes 2014
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 2015
Metal Gear Survive 2018

General information

PC Report
Official website
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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macOS (OS X)
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macOS (OS X)
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macOS (OS X)
All Windows versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions[edit]

All DLCs from console versions are built-in

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents\MGR\SaveData\GraphicOption
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Documents\MGR\SaveData\MGR.sav
macOS (OS X)
The game uses a fixed path for its data instead of using the standard Windows variables, if the C: drive is missing or the aren't Documents folder under the user folder, the game will not be able to save and will crash.[1] Possible workarounds include manually creating empty Documents folder or using symbolic linking.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Steam Cloud will not sync any files if the system doesn't have a C: drive.[2]

Video settings[edit]

Zangeki means amount of pieces that can be cut and Zantime represents the amount of time any cut pieces will be visible before disappearing.
Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Use Flawless Widescreen.
Use Flawless Widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
See Widescreen resolution.
Field of view (FOV)
Aspect ratios other than 16:9 are anamorphic, and will look stretched on a window.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 8x MSAA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Only while playing in Fullscreen.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Limited to 800x600, 1280x720, 1366x768, 1680x1050 and 1920x1080 only. Aspect ratios other than 16:9 are anamorphic.
Set custom resolution[3]
  1. Download MGROverride.
  2. Enter your desired resolution into the tool and press "Patch".
  3. Close the tool. You do not need to reopen it unless you wish to unpatch or change to another resolution.
  4. Select the 800x600 resolution in game to enable your custom resolution.


Can cause minor graphical glitches, especially with the HUD.
You must manually select the 800x600 resolution each time the game launches. This is because the game tries to autodetect the correct resolution for your monitor on launch.

Remove noise filter[edit]

Remove noise filter[4]
  1. Download No Noise Filter.
  2. Extract to the installation folder and overwrite.

Input settings[edit]

The Konami Code can only be input with a controller.
The long intro splash screens can only be slowly skipped by pushing the action buttons on a controller.
Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard settings.
Keyboard settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Certain keys such as A and D cannot be changed. No extra mouse buttons.
Mouse acceleration
Negative mouse acceleration present by default.
Mouse sensitivity
Through the Sensitivity settings.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Through the Camera settings.
Controller support
XInput controllers only.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Four presets only.
Controller sensitivity
Through the Sensitivity settings.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Through the Camera settings.
Additional information
Button prompts
For DualShock Prompts see DualShock 3 Button Prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback

DualShock 3 Button Prompts[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Download and open the following archive.
  2. Open the appropiate language folder.
  3. Extract the ui folder for the correct language in the <path-to-game>\gamedata path.


Remove the ui folder in order to revert back to the standard button prompts.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, sound effects and voices.
Surround sound
Up to 5.0 output.[5]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation can be downloaded from Zone of Games

Issues fixed[edit]

Crash on launch (Windows)[edit]

Even when the correct drive is present, the game might still crash from ntdll.dll as a faulty module
The game uses a fixed path for its data instead of using the standard Windows variables, if the C: drive is missing the game will not be able to save and will crash.
Restart Steam[citation needed]
Installing the game on the C: Drive[6]
  1. Add a new Steam library path on the C: drive. See Adding a new library path.
  2. Move the main installation folder to the new Steam Library path. See Moving a game from a different computer.


Alternatively simply reinstall the game on the correct drive.
Create a new C: drive[7][8]


If needed a USB stick can also be plugged in and set to the appropiate letter instead.

Incorrect refresh rate or resolution on HDMI monitors stuck at 1080p24 / 1080i60[edit]

If the game can't be set to run in a Windowed mode, then download this configuration file. Extract GraphicOption in the configuration file(s) location.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the Options menu, and select Graphic Options, then set the Window Mode to Window.
  2. See Borderless Gaming.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable


Middleware Notes
Physics Havok

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i7-3770
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 650
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.9.2 10.9.4
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i Series
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 27 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GT 650M
ATI Radeon HD 4870
Intel Iris
Nvidia GeForce GT 750M


  1. Verified by User:Marioysikax on June 20, 2016
  2. Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE
  3. NeoGAF - View Single Post - Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PC Version - last accessed on 2017-03-03
  4. NeoGAF - View Single Post - Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance PC Version - last accessed on 2017-03-03
  5. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up
  6. Tested by Marioysikax
  7. List of known bugs/missing features and workarounds :: METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE General Discussion
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