Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine

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Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine cover
Developers
Relic Entertainment
Publishers
Original THQ
Current Sega
Engines
Phoenix Engine
Release dates
Windows September 6, 2011
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine at Wikipedia
Warhammer 40,000
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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Soulstorm 2008
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II 2009
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising 2010
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II: Retribution 2011
Dawn of War II: Retribution - The Last Stand 2011
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2011
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Warhammer 40,000: Carnage Champions 2016
Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade 2016
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General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GameStop
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Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Power Sword
Windows
Golden Relic Bolter
Windows
Golden Relic Chainsword
Windows
Traitor Legions Pack
Windows
Emperor's Elite Pack
Windows
Blood Angels Veteran Armour Set
Windows
Alpha Legion Champion Armour Set
Windows
Legion of the Damned Armour Set
Windows
Salamanders Veteran Armour Set
Windows
Chaos Unleashed Map Pack
Windows
Dreadnought DLC
Windows
Iron Hands Chapter Pack DLC
Windows
Death Guard Champion Chapter Pack DLC
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\THQ\Relic Entertainment\Space Marine\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\55150\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Use Flawless Widescreen to fix HUD and cutscene FOV.
Ultra-widescreen
Use Flawless Widescreen to fix HUD and cutscene FOV.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF topic.
Windowed
Use the -window parameter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Post-processing AA is included in the Post Processing setting.[1]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[2]

Input settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Acceleration is disabled by default, mouse smoothing toggle is available.
Mouse sensitivity
Combined with gamepad sensitivity.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput only.
Full controller support
Requires mouse on the very first launch. Turn on your controller, go to Options > Gameplay Options and turn on the Gamepad On/Off option.
Controller remapping
Few presets available.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Shared toggle with mouse under Look Inversion.
Additional information
Button prompts
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Game uses this even if keyboard and mouse is used to play.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Sliders for Music, Sound Effects, Speech and Master Volume.
Surround sound
Up to 5.1.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Available on Steam, despite not being stated in the store page.[3]
Dutch
Available on Steam, despite not being stated in the store page.[3]
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Available on Steam, despite not being stated in the store page.[3]
Polish
Available on Steam, despite not being stated in the store page.[3]
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
16 Versus, Co-op
Co-op: Exterminatus mode (4 players).

VR support[edit]

Issues unresolved[edit]

Audio stuttering[edit]

No permanent fix. Regular fixes can make it better, including disabling vsync and installing on faster drive.

Game crash on startup[edit]

No permanent fix.

Try setting SpaceMarine.exe to Windows 7 Compatibility mode.

Issues fixed[edit]

BIOS fix[edit]

When using an old BIOS with the AMD FX Series of CPU's game is unplayable.
Update BIOS[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3.0
64-bit executable

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio Wwise
Interface Autodesk Scaleform
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Dual Core 2.0 GHz Quad core Intel or AMD
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP); 2 GB (Vista, 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) 256 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support
512 MB of VRAM
Shader model 3.0 support

References

  1. https://www.forum-3dcenter.org/vbulletin/showpost.php?p=10080069&postcount=5397
  2. "Games That Run Above 60FPS" - 120Hz.net Forums
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine on SteamDB