TrackMania Sunrise

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TrackMania Sunrise
TrackMania Sunrise cover
Developers
Nadeo
Publishers
North America Enlight Software
United Kingdom Digital Jesters
Release dates
Windows April 6, 2005
TrackMania Sunrise on Wikipedia

Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
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Key points

Also known as TrackMania Sunrise eXtreme.

General information

Official website
TrackMania Exchange
TrackMania Forums

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.4.71.19 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Multiple updates including bonus tracks are available for the game.
Update TrackMania Sunrise Extreme to 1.5.1
  1. Download the TrackMania Sunrise eXtreme 1.5.1 update.
  2. Extract the .exe file from the .zip.
  3. Run the tmsx_150_to_151_cd_setup.exe file and follow the installation wizard.
  4. Launch the game.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Default.SystemConfig.Gbx[Note 2]
Graphics settings are stored in the Default.SystemConfig.Gbx file.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\GameData\Profiles[Note 2]
<path-to-game>\GameData\Tracks
<path-to-game>\GameData\Scores
The profiles folder stores all configuration information and preferences.
The tracks folder stores all tracks along with any custom tracks.
The scores folder stores all medal information and race data.

Video settings[edit]

Advanced video settings
Advanced video settings
Display compatibility settings
Display compatibility settings
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Listed as > 4:3 (large). Text and other display objects will stretch.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
HUD stretches significantly.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Only supports resolutions up to 1280x960. Can be toggled with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x, 4x, and 6x
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Listed as Display VSync.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No FPS or refresh rate limit

Input settings[edit]

Input settings
Input settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, Music
Surround sound
7.1 or 5.1 Surround.
Subtitles
The game does not have voice acting.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Network config
Network config

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
8 Hot seat
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Issues unresolved[edit]

StarForce is blocked on Windows 10 v1809 and can make the operating system unable to boot, unless manually removed.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III
AMD Athlon equivalent
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 900 MB
Video card (GPU) 16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Windows 95 and NT are not supported

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References