Soldiers: Heroes of World War II

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Soldiers: Heroes of World War II
Soldiers: Heroes of World War II cover
Developers
Best Way
Publishers
Codemasters
1C Company
Release dates
Windows June 30, 2004
Soldiers: Heroes of World War II at Wikipedia

General information

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

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Publisher website
DRM details are not known
Windows
Amazon.com
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\profiles\<game-profile-name>\settings
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/11480/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\profiles\<game-profile-name>\save\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/11480/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Vert- native.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Crash at start with any resolution higher than 1920x1080 with error message: "Texture or surface size is too big (esurface.cpp 129)"
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Maximum value of in-game FPS limiter is "100".
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode

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 Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Issues unresolved[edit]

Incompatibility with Conexant High-Definition SmartAudio 221 sound card[edit]

The Conexant High-Definition SmartAudio 221 sound card will not work with this game; it needs to be disabled.[1]

Issues fixed[edit]

Game won't run with "Program will be terminated" error[edit]

Set compatibility mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click soldiers.exe and choose Properties.
  3. On the Compatibility tab set "Windows 2000", "Windows XP SP2" or "Windows XP SP3".
  4. Click OK to apply the change.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8, 9.0b
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98SE XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) ATi Radeon 9xxx, nVidia GeForce 2
32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible
ATI Radeon 9xxx and above, Nvidia GeForce FX and above recommended
This game is reportedly incompatible with the Conexant High-Definition SmartAudio 221 sound card; it needs to be disabled for the game to work.[1]

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>/11480/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (11480) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References