Tales of Symphonia

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Tales of Symphonia
Tales of Symphonia cover
Bandai Namco Entertainment
Release dates
Windows February 2, 2016
Tales of Symphonia guide at StrategyWiki
Tales of Symphonia at Wikipedia
Tales of
Tales of Zestiria 2015
Tales of Symphonia 2016
Tales of Berseria 2017

Key points

Contains bonus content from PS2 and PS3 versions.
Frame rate is capped at 30 FPS, due to being direct port of the PlayStation 3 version, not the GameCube version.
Contains minor bugs (see Bug Reports / Feature Requests).

General information

Official site - Japanese
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Green Man Gaming
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Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.
Used to use VMProtect DRM,[1] which was removed via patch on February 29, 2016.[2]

Essential improvements[edit]

Tales of Symphonia "Fix"[edit]

The project does the following:

  • Fixes Namco's bad frame rate limiter
    • 30 FPS still, but no stutter
  • Correctly matches rendering to the selected resolution
  • Integrates Durante's character outline enhancement
    • Improves Durante's work by outlining weapons
  • Supports an optional 4K texture pack
    • As well as user-created mods
  • Fixed blurring that was added on 2/22/16
  • Fixed hitching on menu screens and long load times
  • Fixes cursor management system
  • Fixed Zelos' Harem Master achievement not unlocking
  • Added Multisample Anti-Aliasing
  • Allows fullscreen borderless window mode
  • Adds a PSN Trophy sound on achievement unlock

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\*.conf

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\372360\remote\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Resolution settings.
Resolution settings.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Audio settings[edit]

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


Language UI Audio CC Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
In fighting sequences.
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

See Bug Reports / Feature Requests for known issues.

Crash on launch[edit]

Start game windowed[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Edit CustomConfig.conf.
  3. Change fullscreen=1 to fullscreen=0
Disable overlays[citation needed]
  • MSI Afterburner, RivaTuner, Steam overlay, etc.
Install redistributables[citation needed]
Whitelist game executable from antivirus[citation needed]

Game freezing on battles[edit]

Game seems to always freeze when there is controller rumble being used.
Disable rumble[4]
  1. Go into game settings.
  2. Turn rumble off.
Use controller with wire or another controller[4]

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

64-bit system is recommended.
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ 2.6 GHz
Intel Core i3-530 2.93 GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 940 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800GT
ATI Radeon HD 4830
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti
AMD Radeon HD 7850
Other Gamepad support


  1. Wait, this game has DRM? :: Tales of Symphonia General Discussions
  2. THANK YOU NAMCO BANDAI! :: Tales of Symphonia General Discussion - last accessed on March 1, 2016
  3. Tales of Symphonia HD update and various fixes - Sept. 27th, 2016 :: Steam Community :: Group Announcements
  4. 4.0 4.1 Verified by User:Marioysikax on 2017-02-19