Might & Magic Heroes VI

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Might & Magic Heroes VI
Might & Magic Heroes VI cover
Developers
Black Hole Entertainment
Limbic Entertainment
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows October 13, 2011
Might & Magic Heroes VI guide at StrategyWiki
Might & Magic Heroes VI at Wikipedia
Heroes of Might and Magic
Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest 1995
Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars 1996
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia 1999
Heroes Chronicles 2001
Heroes of Might and Magic IV 2002
Heroes of Might and Magic V 2006
Heroes of Might and Magic V: Tribes of the East 2007
Might & Magic Heroes VI 2011
Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness 2013
Heroes of Might and Magic III - HD Edition 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII: Trial by Fire 2016

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Official website
Official forum
MM Wiki

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Steam
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Windows
Uplay
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Complete Edition.
Windows
All versions require Uplay DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Pirates of the Savage Sea
Windows
Danse Macabre
Windows
Shades of Darkness
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Disable videos in .ini file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open ProfileData.
  3. Change <SkipOpening>false</SkipOpening> to <SkipOpening>true</SkipOpening>

Remove 'press any key' on loading screen[edit]

Remove 'press any key' on loading screen[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open ProfileData.
  3. Find <LoadingscreenWaitForKeypress>true</LoadingscreenWaitForKeypress>.
  4. Change it to <LoadingscreenWaitForKeypress>false</LoadingscreenWaitForKeypress>.

Black screen fix[edit]

Change display mode in .ini file to Windowed[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open ProfileData.
  3. Change <gfx_Fullscreen2>Fullscreen</gfx_Fullscreen2> to <gfx_Fullscreen2>Windowed</gfx_Fullscreen2>.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Might & Magic Heroes VI\<user-id>\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/48220/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Might & Magic Heroes VI\<user-id>\Save\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/48220/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
There are more individual settings in ProfileData.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Korean
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
Hot seat
LAN play
Online play
Versus, Co-op

Cheats[edit]

All Missions available[edit]

Enable all missions in config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open ProfileData.
  3. Find the line <cheat_allMissions>false</cheat_allMissions>.
  4. Change it to <cheat_allMissions>true</cheat_allMissions>.

Raise your Dynasty XP[edit]

Set Dynasty XP in the config file[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open ProfileData.
  3. Find the line <DynastyXp>xxx</DynastyXp>.
  4. Change xxx to any number you want.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP or newer
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo E4400 @ 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 5000+ @ 2.6 GHz
Intel Pentium Core 2 @ Duo E6400 @ 2.00 GHz
AMD Athlon II X2 240 @ 2.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP) 1.5 GB (Vista, 7) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

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>/48220/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (48220) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References