Sonic Forces

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Sonic Forces
Sonic Forces cover
Developers
Sonic Team
Windows Hardlight Studio
Publishers
Sega
Engines
Hedgehog Engine 2
Release dates
Windows November 7, 2017
Sonic Forces guide at StrategyWiki
Sonic Forces at Wikipedia
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic CD (1996) 1996
Sonic 3D Blast 1997
Sonic & Knuckles Collection 1997
Sonic R (1998) 1998
Sonic R (2004) 2004
Sonic Adventure (series)
Sonic Heroes 2004
Sonic Mega Collection Plus 2006
Sonic Riders 2006
Sonic Racing (series)
Sonic 3D Blast (2010) 2010
Sonic the Hedgehog 2010
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 2010
Sonic Spinball 2010
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 2011
Sonic 3 & Knuckles 2011
Sonic Generations 2011
Sonic CD (2012) 2012
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I 2012
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II 2012
Sonic Dash 2014
Sonic Lost World 2015
Sonic Mania 2017
Sonic Forces 2017

General information

Official website
Bug Report - Use the Customer Service to report bugs.
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Some of the free DLCs download has been disabled on Steam storefront and they fail to automatically add to your account. In these cases, copy-paste following URL into browser or steam URL bar to download that DLC.
Name Notes
Episode Shadow Free
steam://install/715850
Windows
Shadow Costume Free
steam://install/715900
Windows
SEGA Pack Free.
steam://install/715870
Windows
Persona 5 Costume Free
Windows
Super Sonic Free
Windows
Sanic T-Shirts Free
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\GraphicsConfig.txt[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/637100/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\<user-id>\savedata.xml[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/637100/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Display settings.
Display settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
16:9 aspect ratio only. See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF entry.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Cutscenes are locked at 30 FPS.
Fullscreen is locked to 60Hz and cannot be overwritten with GPU control panel. Use either windowed or borderless mode.
Character and camera movement are capped at 60 FPS, which can cause major visual stutter during main gameplay.

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
One key per action.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Can't use duplicate controls even for non-overlapping buttons.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Through generic controller support.
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
If third party controller detected during launch, enables Steam Input and Big Picture overlay.
Button prompts
Additional information
Button prompts
For DualShock Prompts use this mod : Playstation Prompts Mod
Controller hotplugging
XInput only.
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio settings[edit]

Volume settings.
Volume settings.
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
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Russian
Simplified Chinese
Spanish
Castilian.
Traditional Chinese

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2300 2.7 GHz
AMD FX-8100 2.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 18 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti
AMD Radeon R7 265
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  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>/637100/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (637100) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Sonic Forces on Steam - last accessed on 2017-09-21
    "Incorporates 3rd-party DRM: Denuvo Anti-tamper"