Middle-earth: Shadow of War

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War
Middle-earth: Shadow of War cover
Developers
Monolith Productions
Publishers
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Engines
Firebird Engine
Release dates
Windows October 10, 2017
Middle-earth: Shadow of War at Wikipedia
Middle-earth
The Hobbit 1982
The Fellowship of the Ring 1985
The Shadows of Mordor 1987
J.R.R. Tolkien's War in Middle Earth 1988
The Crack of Doom 1989
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I 1990
J.R.R. Tolkien's Riders of Rohan 1990
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. II 1992
The Fellowship of the Ring (2002) 2002
The Return of the King 2003
War of the Ring 2003
The Hobbit (2003) 2003
The Battle for Middle-earth 2004
The Battle for Middle-earth II 2006
The Lord of the Rings Online 2007
The Lord of the Rings: Conquest 2009
The Lord of the Rings: War in the North 2011
Lego The Lord of the Rings 2012
Guardians of Middle-earth 2012
Lego The Hobbit 2014
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 2014
Middle-earth: Shadow of War 2017

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
Windows Store Availability Table Icons - Windows Store.svg Xbox Play Anywhere title (Includes Xbox One version).
Windows
All versions require Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Expansion Pass
Windows
High Resolution Texture Pack Free
Windows
4K Cinematic Pack Free
Windows
Starter Bundle
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Replace video files
  1. Download Intro Skip files
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\game\interface\videos\legal and replace the files.
Turn off loot boxes
  • Decline the online terms of service and you will not see loot boxes. This also disables multiplayer raiding.[2]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\WB Games\Shadow of War
Windows Store

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/356190/remote/gamedata.sav
Windows Store

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Arabic
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

64-bit OS is required
Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz
AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz
Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz
AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB 12 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 70 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon HD 7870
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
AMD Radeon RX 480
4 GB of VRAM

References

  1. http://store.steampowered.com//eula/356190_eula_0
  2. https://www.geekculturepodcast.com/2017/10/11/middle-earth-shadow-war-microtransactions-can-bypassed-declining-terms-service/