Section 8

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Section 8
Section 8 cover
Developers
TimeGate Studios
Publishers
SouthPeak Interactive
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows September 4, 2009
Section 8 guide on StrategyWiki
Section 8 on Wikipedia

Warnings

For Games for Windows - LIVE on Windows 8 or later, install the latest Games for Windows - LIVE software.
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General information

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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Amazon.com
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Windows
All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.[Note 1]

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch v1.1 updates the game to the latest version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Section8\S8Game\Config\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/38220/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/38220/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Use the German language pack.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.

Network[edit]

Online features in non-Steam versions require a Microsoft account (optional for offline play).

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
40 Online matchmaking services are offline rendering some achievements discontinued.[citation needed]

Connection types

Issues fixed[edit]

Cannot continue after "Press any key" prompt[edit]

Update client[2]
  1. Uninstall Microsoft Games for Windows – LIVE Redistributable.
  2. Uninstall Microsoft Games for Windows Marketplace.
  3. Install the Games for Windows Marketplace Client.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP (SP3)
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3000+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800 series
ATI Radeon X1800
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: SSA activation, supports local profiles.
  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>/38220/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (38220) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References