Metal Slug

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Metal Slug
Metal Slug cover
Developers
SNK Playmore
Windows DotEmu
macOS (OS X) DotEmu
Linux DotEmu
Publishers
SNK Playmore
Release dates
Windows June 25, 2015
macOS (OS X) December 8, 2015
Linux December 8, 2015
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General information

Metal Slug Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for all SNK games
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
macOS and Linux versions are provided as unsupported bonus content.
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
NeoGeo Classics Pack 1, 6 game bundle.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
NeoGeo Classics Collection, 23 game bundle.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\mslug1\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/366250/pfx/[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\mslug1\
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/366250/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Selecting an aspect ratio of 16:9 under "Video options" will stretch the image from 4:3 to 16:9. Selecting 4:3 will pillarbox the game.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Borderless Gaming; framerate will be greatly reduced.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always enabled, force off in control panel
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Although 60 frames are rendered per second, the game only updates 30 of them.[1][2]

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
The mouse is not used in-game.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
The left stick and the D-Pad are bound to movements and cannot be remapped.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Only Master volume.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
True in fullscreen mode, but false when the game is windowed.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
French
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz Dual Core 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce GT 640
Controller is recommended

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>/366250/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (366250) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Post 30fps locked games here :: The Framerate Police, Post #522 - last accessed on January 2, 2016
  2. Metal Slug games run at ~30fps - last accessed on January 2, 2016