Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap cover
Release dates
Windows June 8, 2017[1]
Wonder Boy
Wonder Boy III: Monster Lair 2011
Wonder Boy in Monster World 2012
Wonder Boy Returns 2016
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap 2017

Key points

Remake of Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap, which was originally released for Sega Master System console in 1989
Runs on custom engine based on the reverse engineered cartridge and the source code of the original Master System release[2]
Includes option to switch between original and new presentation on the fly. The graphics and soundtrack can be toggled separately
Has additional content over the original such as multiple difficulty levels, bonus dungeons and selectable gender for the player character
Supports the original passwords from the Master System and Game Gear versions

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Official website


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location

Save game data location[edit]

System Location

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics option Option Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Desktop needs to be at 4k resolution for game to run in 4K
Field of view (FOV)
Game is 2D
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Game is 2D
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Game is 2D
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Vsync can be enabled ingame, or forced through Driver, Riva Tuner or Nvidia Inspector
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Physics tied to frame rate of 60, and game is in hyper speed at 120fps

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Right analogue stick not used as game is 2D
Controller Y-axis inversion
Right analogue stick not used as game is 2D
Additional information
Button prompts
Xbox 360, Xbox One and PS4 Button prompts available in menu
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Nintendo Switch version only.[3]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Game runs in Stereo only
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio CC Notes

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11 [4]
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4030U CPU @1.90 GHz (4 CPUs) Intel Core i3-7100 CPU @3.90 GHz (4 CPUs)
System memory (RAM) 4 GB 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1,1 GB 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4000-5000 series (game in 720p)
DirectX 10 compatible
Nvidia GeForce GTX 760
DirectX 11 compatible


  1. PC version available June 8th, for Steam/GOG! · Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Blog
  2. Reverse engineering the 1989 original: the quest for accuracy :: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Blog
  3. Wondering if I should get this on PC, PS4, or Switch :: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap General Discussions
  4. Question about requirements :: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap General Discussions