Metal Wolf Chaos XD

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Metal Wolf Chaos XD
Metal Wolf Chaos XD cover
Developers
Original game From Software
Remastered General Arcade
Publishers
Devolver Digital
Release dates
Windows August 6, 2019
Metal Wolf Chaos XD at Wikipedia

Key points

Remastered version of Metal Wolf Chaos, which was previously exclusive to the Xbox console and unavailable outside of Japan.
Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS.
Currently missing a number of graphics effects, which are planned to be re-implemented.[1]
Suffers from poor audio mixing with many missing sound effects during in-game cutscenes, but the issues are being investigated and fixed.[2]

General information

Official website
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Soundtrack The game's original soundtrack. Contains 59 tracks in MP3 and FLAC formats.
Windows
Original Suit A unique skin for Metal Wolf based on the platform the game was purchased from. Exclusive to pre-orders of the game.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\[Note 1]
Steam <path-to-game>\save\<user-id>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/820630/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save\[Note 1]
Steam <path-to-game>\save\<user-id>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/820630/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Display settings.
Display settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Hor+ scaling. Minor graphical issues are present, such as inconsistent menu pillarboxing and incomplete cutscene letterboxing borders.[3]
Ultra-widescreen
Menus will have borders and HUD elements are locked within a 16:9 ratio, but gameplay and in-game cutscenes will support 21:9 resolutions.[4][5]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen is also borderless windowed mode [6]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Physics and animations are tied to 30 FPS.[7][8]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Controls settings.
Controls settings.
Keybindings.
Keybindings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
[9]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
[9]
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Labeled Invert View.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Only 8 presents are available, divided between 2 control layouts with 4 options between X and/or Y axis inversion.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Use a controller preset that features an inverted Y-axis. X-axis can also be inverted.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Xbox One variant.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
No vibration support
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes V2, Wired, Bluetooth.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Controller presets[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Sound settings.
Sound settings.
Gameplay settings.
Gameplay settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX, voice.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Japanese
Korean
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel i3-2100 3.1GHz
AMD Athlon II X4 3.1GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti
ATI Radeon HD 6850
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard audio chip
Other Controller recommended

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/820630/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (820630) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References