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The Banner Saga

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The Banner Saga
The Banner Saga cover
Developers
Stoic
Publishers
Versus Evil
Engines
Adobe AIR
Release dates
Windows January 14, 2014
macOS (OS X) January 14, 2014
Linux April 16, 2015[1]
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General information

The Banner Saga Wiki
Official website
Official forum
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Collector's Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GamersGate
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Origin
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Twitch Twitch Desktop App
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Collector's Edition includes the Insane Viking Pack which was previously only available to pre-order customers.
The Linux version of the game has been removed, as Adobe AIR no longer works properly in modern Linux system as of it's support being dropped since 2011. The game developer recommends using SteamPlay's Proton feature which according to the report works flawlessly out of the box. [2]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\TheBannerSaga\Local Store
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/TheBannerSaga/Local Store
Linux
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/237990/pfx/[Note 1]
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\TheBannerSaga\Local Store\save\saga1
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/TheBannerSaga/Local Store/save/saga1
Linux ~/.local/share/Steam/userdata/<user-id>/237990/remote/save/saga1
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/237990/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General Settings
General Settings
Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Picture will not fit screen.
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Elements are currently in incorrect positions, characters are clipping out of screen
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable Fullscreen in game options.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2D game.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Variable refresh rate cap.
60 FPS
Some animations run at 24 FPS.[3]
120+ FPS
Variable refresh rate cap.

Input settings[edit]

Gamepad Settings
Gamepad Settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Toggleable music and sound option only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Czech
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Russian
Fan translation by ZoG Forum Team, Download
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3 7 SP1
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB 6 GB
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.7.5
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB 6 GB
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 2 GB 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB

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>/237990/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (237990) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References