The Secret World

From PCGamingWiki, the wiki about fixing PC games
This page is a stub: it lacks content and/or basic article components. You can help to expand this page by adding an image or additional information.
The Secret World
The Secret World cover
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows July 3, 2012
The Secret World at Wikipedia

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Official Forums
The Secret World Subreddit


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Icon overlay.png
Region blocked in some countries.[1]
Requires a Funcom account to play.
Region Lock Game on Steam, Latin America Users cannot view or purchase the game.[1]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Funcom\TSW\Prefs

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Master volume, dialogue, interface, SFX, Ambience, Background music, Combat music, Radio
Surround sound
Stereo, Quad, 4.0, 5.1, 7.1
Open world subtitles and cinematic subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 6881-6889, 7000-7999
UDP (outbound) 6881-6889, 7000-7999
UPNP support status is unknown.

Issues fixed[edit]

Only seeing two servers[edit]

Only seeing two servers[2]

If you log into the game and only see two servers in the list, you are actually logging into the TestLive servers.

Switching between Testlive and Early Access

To switch between the Testlive and the Early Access client, simply right click on one of the options below. Save it to your hard drive, and swap your LocalConfig.xml for one of the choices below:

Testlive LocalConfig.xml Early Access LocalConfig.xml

If you see two servers instead of the full server list, you currently have the TestLive localconfig file. Close the client, change it out for the Early Access file and restart the client. You'll probably have some additional patching to do.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7 7 64-bit
Processor (CPU) 2.6 GHZ Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent AMD CPU Intel Core i5 3.0Ghz or equivalent
System memory (RAM) 2 GB/ 3 GB 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 30 GB 30 GB
Video card (GPU) nVidia 8800 series or better
Radeon HD3850 or better
512 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti
1 GB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Secret World · AppID: 215280 · Steam Database - last accessed on 2016-08-14