Vietcong 2

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Vietcong 2
Vietcong 2 cover
Developers
Pterodon
Illusion Softworks
Publishers
2K Games
Engines
Ptero Engine III
Release dates
Windows October 24, 2005
Vietcong 2 at Wikipedia

Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
Vietcong
Vietcong 2003
Vietcong 2 2005

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SecuROM DRM
Windows
Not available digitally.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Fist Bravo Free
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Unofficial Patch 1.20[edit]

Fixes bugs and implements widescreen support.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\profiles\<user-id>\cfg\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\profiles\<user-id>\saves\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Launcher settings
Launcher settings
In-game video settings
In-game video settings
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Install Unofficial Patch 1.20 and enable "16:9/16:10 mode" in the launcher.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Install Patch 1.20. FMVs are stretched, visual glitches in cut-scenes may occur.
4K Ultra HD
Install Patch 1.20 for correct aspect ratio.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Uncheck "Fullscreen" in the launcher and use SRWE.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Forcing via graphics card control panel may cause issues with main and pause menu. Use SweetFX Shader Suite to inject post-process AA.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Only triple buffering, Vsync can't be forced via graphics card control panel. Play in windowed or borderless fullscreen instead.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

In-game controls settings
In-game controls settings
In-game basic remapping
In-game basic remapping
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings
In-game audio settings
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Use IndirectSound and enable "Hardware acceleration" in the in-game audio settings.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Network[edit]

In-game general settings
In-game general settings

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
64 Co-op, Versus
Online play
64 Co-op, Versus
GameSpy services have been shut down;[1] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Direct IP
Only with command line argument "-join IP Port"

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 2.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Vorbis
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 128 MB of VRAM
Shader model 2.0 support
Sound (audio device)

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).

References