Section 8: Prejudice

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Section 8: Prejudice
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TimeGate Studios
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows May 4, 2011
Section 8: Prejudice at Wikipedia


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General information

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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
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SecuROM 8 DRM.
Green Man Gaming
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Humble Store
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Region blocked in some countries.
All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.[Note 1]
Region Lock Game on Steam, Latin America Users cannot view or purchase the game.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Edit S9Engine.ini[citation needed]
1. Open %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Section 8 Prejudice - PC\S9Game\Config\S9Engine.ini
2. Locate the following:
3. Change it to:


Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Section 8 Prejudice - PC\S9Game\Config\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/97100/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/97100/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Edit Config files[citation needed]
  1. Edit %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Section 8 Prejudice - PC\S9Game\Config\S9Game.ini
  2. Go to section [Engine.PlayerController].
  3. In this section find PawnFOVScale=1.0 and change the multiplier.
  4. Go to section [S9Game.S9PlayerController].
  5. In this section find PawnFOVScale=1.000000 and change the multiplier.
  6. Go to section [S9Game.S9PlayerControllerConquest].
  7. In this section find PawnFOVScale=1.000000 and change the multiplier.
  8. Go to section [S9Game.S9PlayerControllerAssault].
  9. In this section find PawnFOVScale=1.000000 and change the multiplier.
FOV and multiplier values[citation needed]

Below are scaling multipliers and FOV values specific to them (FOV - multiplier):

  • 60° = 0.857
  • 70° = 1
  • 80° = 1.142
  • 90° = 1.285


Some sections of config file may not be present, until a specific gamemode is played for the first time.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Anisotropic filtering is changed along with streaming options, when player adjusts Texture Detail.

Texture Detail AF samples
1 Disabled
2 Disabled
3 4x
4 4x
5 16x

It is possible to manually change the Anisotropic filtering options.

Manually changing AF by editing config file[citation needed]
  1. Edit %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Section 8 Prejudice - PC\S9Game\Config\S9Engine.ini
  2. Find a line MaxAnisotropy= and change its value.


Changing any graphical option will result in a game reverting the settings to original values.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

There is an option for Multisampling in S9Engine.ini, but it does nothing. Instead use SMAA injector or force AA from graphics drivers panel.

Installing AA injector[citation needed]
  1. Download either SMAA injector.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\Binaries\Win32\ and paste the files here.
  3. Open injector.ini.
  4. Change weird_steam_hack = 0 to weird_steam_hack = 1.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Online features require a Microsoft account.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
40 Online matchmaking services are offline as of February 2013 rendering some achievements discontinued.[citation needed]

Issues fixed[edit]

Games for Windows - LIVE doesn't load[edit]

Reinstall GFWL[1]
  1. Uninstall both Microsoft Games for Windows - LIVE Redistributable and Microsoft Games for Windows Marketplace.
  2. Reboot your PC.
  3. Install the Games for Windows Marketplace Client.
  4. Run the game again. It should now work fine and re-download your profile.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Single Core - 3.0 GHz / Dual Core - 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800
AMD Radeon X1900


  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: SSA activation, local profile support unknown.
  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>/97100/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (97100) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.