Burnout Paradise Remastered

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Burnout Paradise Remastered
Burnout Paradise Remastered cover
Criterion Games[1]
Stellar Entertainment[1]
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows August 21, 2018
OpenCritic 80
Burnout Paradise Remastered on HowLongToBeat
Burnout Paradise Remastered on IGDB
Burnout Paradise Remastered on MobyGames
Burnout Paradise Remastered on Wikipedia
Burnout Paradise 2009
Burnout Paradise Remastered 2018

Key points

Remaster of Burnout Paradise.
Contains all but one DLCs from the original game, including the never-before-released-on-PC Cops and Robbers and Big Surf Island DLCs.

General information

Answer HQ for the Burnout series at EA.com
Burnout Wiki
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Region Locked in Latin America.
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Included with EA Play.
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All versions require Origin and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.

Downloadable content (DLC)

The Time Savers Pack of Burnout Paradise that unlocked all base vehicles, bikes, and paint schemes was never included nor released for Burnout Paradise Remastered.

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Use the -skipvideos command line argument[2]

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Criterion Games\Burnout Paradise Remastered\*.ini
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1238080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Criterion Games\Burnout Paradise Remastered\Save\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1238080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Display settings
Display settings
Quality settings
Quality settings
Effects settings
Effects settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and up to 8x MSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Anything lower than 60 will cause frame stutter, which is noticeable even on adaptive sync monitors.[citation needed]
120+ FPS
Game is locked to 60 FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)


Controls settings
Controls settings


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects and Music levels
Surround sound
Open %LOCALAPPDATA%\Criterion Games\Burnout Paradise Remastered\config.ini and add SpeakerSetup=1 under [Sound].[4]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Disable main menu music

Disables Guns N' Roses' "Paradise City" song at startup.
Edit game files[5]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\SOUND\STREAMS\
  2. Open GUNS_AND_ROSES.SNS with a text editor.
  3. Clear content and save the file.

Disable the announcer

Removes the majority of DJ Atomika's (or your regional equivalent) voiceovers from the game.
Replace files

Download Burnout Paradise Remastered - Atomika Disabler and extract the archive to the installation folder, replacing existing files.[6]

To restore the original state use Origin's "repair" function for the game.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

Bo98's BPR Mod Directory

Quality of life content with certain issues in the game being fixed, as well as an easy traffic toggler (F5 key) for use both offline and online (as the host).
Brick Remastered: A mod menu with utilities such as a portable junkyard, unrestricted car paint choice, a speedometer, changing wheels, and things like sped up Junkyard vehicle selection.
Install BPRModder

Download BPR Modder to your game directory, then choose the mods to patch the game with.

Issues fixed

Game crashes on initial startup

Issue with extented ASCII in Windows username[7]
BPR may crash on initial start-up after "Connecting to Paradise City Servers" if your Windows username contains ASCII characters. As an example, usernames containing "é" or "ö" will result in a crash.

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2120 3.3 GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTS 450
ATI Radeon HD 5750
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1238080/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1238080) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Burnout Paradise Remastered hits consoles in March (update) - Polygon - last accessed on 2018-02-20
    "Burnout Paradise Remastered is being developed by Criterion in collaboration with Guildford, U.K.-based Stellar Entertainment Software."
  2. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2018-10
    The same method as in the original version of Burnout Paradise.
  3. Burnout Paradise Remastered 21:9 Info - last accessed on October 20, 2018
  4. EA Answer HQ - Burnout Paradise Remastered PC surround sound - last accessed on 2018-09-08
  5. Verified by User:Mars icecream on 2018-10
    Deleting the file caused the game to crash after intro videos. The same method as in the original version of Burnout Paradise.
  6. https://www.reddit.com/r/Burnout/comments/9s7gha/dj_atomika_disabler_burnout_paradise_remastered_pc/
  7. BPR may CTD due to extended ASCII in Windows username - last accessed on June 8, 2020