Singularity

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Singularity
Singularity cover
Developers
Raven Software
Publishers
Activision
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows June 25, 2010
Singularity at Wikipedia

Key points

Multiplayer capped to 30 FPS.[citation needed]

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SecuROM DRM.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Launch parameters[edit]

Parameter Description
-NoStartupMovies Disables the intro movies when starting game.
-NoSplash Disable Splash screen when starting the game.
-UseAllAvailableCores Force the use of all available cores on the target platform.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Activision\Singularity
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/42670/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Singularity\RvGame\SaveData\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/42670/pfx/[Note 1]
Singularity has 3 separate playthrough slots. Each slot only stores the most recent autosave from that playthrough. The game does not have any sort of level select feature.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
Ultrawide resolutions not detected. See Ultra-widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use Flawless Widescreen or Widescreen Fixer.
Windowed
Can be toggled with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See Anisotropic filtering (AF).
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Force it in your graphics card control panel
SGSSAA can be utilized by using the following anti-aliasing compatibility bits 0x004010C1 under Nvidia Inspector with a Nvidia graphics card.[1]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 30 FPS in Multiplayer.[citation needed]
Capped at 121 FPS.[citation needed]

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Activision\Singularity
  2. Open the MaxAnisotropy entry, select Decimal, then write 16.

Ultra-widescreen[edit]

Game engine supports true ultra-wide rendering but the game itself doesn't detect ultra-wide monitors.
Edit the configuration settings in the registry
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Activision\Singularity
  2. Open the ResX entry, select Decimal, then write your desired X resolution (i.e. 2560).
  3. Open the ResY entry, select Decimal, then write your desired Y resolution (i.e. 1080).

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
SFX, Music.
Surround sound
Auto configures up to 5.1 output[2]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Retail only
Spanish

Issues fixed[edit]

Game not launching on Windows 10[edit]

Run the game in compatibility mode[3]
Run the game as administrator[4]
Install the version of PhysX included with the game in the _CommonRedist folder[5]

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
12

Connection types

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native GG3D Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Singularity.
TriDef 3D
iZ3D
Devices Native Notes
3RD Space Gaming Vest

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Demonware

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Dual Core 2.8 GHz
AMD Ahtlon 64 x2 Dual-Core 4800+
Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 (XP)
Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0 GHz (Vista, 7)
AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (XP)
AMD Athlon X2 4800+ (Vista, 7)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP)
2 GB (Vista, 7)
1.5 GB (XP)
2 GB (Vista, 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
ATI Radeon X1800
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 3850

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>/42670/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (42670) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References