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{{Infobox game
 
{{Infobox game
 
|cover        = Desperados III cover.jpg
 
|cover        = Desperados III cover.jpg
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|publishers  =  
 
|publishers  =  
 
{{Infobox game/row/publisher|THQ Nordic}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/publisher|THQ Nordic}}
|engines      =  
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|engines      =
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{{Infobox game/row/engine|Unity|name=Unity 2018}}
 
|release dates=  
 
|release dates=  
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|June 16, 2020}}
 
{{Infobox game/row/date|Windows|June 16, 2020}}
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|reception    =
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{{Infobox game/row/reception|Metacritic|desperados-iii|86}}
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{{Infobox game/row/reception|OpenCritic|9421/desperados-iii|86}}
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{{Infobox game/row/reception|IGDB|desperados-iii|88}}
 
|taxonomy    =  
 
|taxonomy    =  
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/monetization|dlc}}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/monetization     | DLC }}
{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/series|Desperados}}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/microtransactions | }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/modes            | Singleplayer }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/pacing            | Real-time}}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/perspectives      | Bird's-eye view, Free-roaming camera}}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/controls          | Point and select, Direct control }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/genres            | Strategy }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/themes            | Western }}
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{{Infobox game/row/taxonomy/series           | Desperados }}  
 
|steam appid  = 610370
 
|steam appid  = 610370
 
|gogcom id    = 1194156828
 
|gogcom id    = 1194156828
 
|official site= https://desperadosgame.com/
 
|official site= https://desperadosgame.com/
 
|hltb        = 60291
 
|hltb        = 60291
|igdb        = desperados-iii
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|igdb        =
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|mobygames    = desperados-iii
 
|strategywiki =  
 
|strategywiki =  
 
|wikipedia    = Desperados III
 
|wikipedia    = Desperados III
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==Availability==
 
==Availability==
 
{{Availability|
 
{{Availability|
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{{Availability/row| Amazon.com | B07GPS5411 | unknown | | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Amazon.co.uk | B07GPS5411 | unknown | {{store link|Amazon.co.uk|B086RHKGCS|Collector's Edition}} also available. | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Epic Games Store | desperados-3 | unknown | Deluxe Edition also available. | | Windows}}
 
{{Availability/row| GamersGate | DD-DESPERADOS-III-DELUXE-EDITION | Steam | Digital Deluxe Edition. | | Windows }}
 
{{Availability/row| GamersGate | DD-DESPERADOS-III-DELUXE-EDITION | Steam | Digital Deluxe Edition. | | Windows }}
 
{{Availability/row| Gamesplanet | 3898-2 | Steam | Digital Deluxe Edition. | | Windows }}
 
{{Availability/row| Gamesplanet | 3898-2 | Steam | Digital Deluxe Edition. | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| GMG | desperados-iii-pc | Steam | | | Windows }}
 
{{Availability/row| GMG | desperados-iii-pc | Steam | | | Windows }}
 
{{Availability/row| Humble | desperados-iii-digital-deluxe-edition | Steam | Digital Deluxe Edition. | | Windows }}
 
{{Availability/row| Humble | desperados-iii-digital-deluxe-edition | Steam | Digital Deluxe Edition. | | Windows }}
{{Availability/row| Steam | 610370 | Steam | | | Windows}}
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{{Availability/row| Steam | 610370 | Steam | Digital Deluxe Edition also available. | | Windows}}
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}}
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{{ii}} A demo is available on {{store link|GOG.com|desperados_iii_demo}}.
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==Essential improvements==
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===Skip intro videos===
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{{Fixbox|description=Move or delete the intro videos|ref=<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Rose|date=2020-06-17|comment=}}</ref>|fix=
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# Go to <code>{{P|game}}\Desperados III_Data\StreamingAssets\bootup</code>
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# Move or delete both video files <code>00_thqnordic_logo_color_white</code> and <code>01_bootup_mimimi</code>
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{{ii}} Renaming the video files does not prevent them from being shown upon game launch.
 
}}
 
}}
  
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===Configuration file(s) location===
 
===Configuration file(s) location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/config|Windows|}}
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{{Game data/config|Windows|{{P|hkcu}}\Software\Mimimi\Desperados III|{{p|localappdata}}\Desperados III}}
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
===Save game data location===
 
===Save game data location===
 
{{Game data|
 
{{Game data|
{{Game data/saves|Windows|}}
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{{Game data/saves|Windows|{{p|localappdata}}\Desperados III}}
 
}}
 
}}
  
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|discord                =  
 
|discord                =  
 
|discord notes          =  
 
|discord notes          =  
|epic games store      =  
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|epic games store      = unknown
 
|epic games store notes =  
 
|epic games store notes =  
 
|gog galaxy            = true
 
|gog galaxy            = true
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==Video==
 
==Video==
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{{Image|Desperados III Video settings.png|Video settings}}
 
{{Video
 
{{Video
 
|wsgf link                  =  
 
|wsgf link                  =  
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|multimonitor              = unknown
 
|multimonitor              = unknown
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
 
|multimonitor notes        =  
|ultrawidescreen            = unknown
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|ultrawidescreen            = limited
|ultrawidescreen notes      =  
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|ultrawidescreen notes      = Limited maximum FOV, {{term|windowboxed}} cutscenes. See [[#Ultra-widescreen|Ultra-widescreen]] for a solution.
|4k ultra hd                = unknown
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|4k ultra hd                = true
 
|4k ultra hd notes          =  
 
|4k ultra hd notes          =  
|fov                        = unknown
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|fov                        = true
|fov notes                  =  
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|fov notes                  = Adjustable camera zoom.
|windowed                  = unknown
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|windowed                  = true
 
|windowed notes            =  
 
|windowed notes            =  
|borderless windowed        = unknown
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|borderless windowed        = false
|borderless windowed notes  =  
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|borderless windowed notes  = <!--<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Rose|date=2020-06-21|comment=Fullscreen toggle only allows to switch to Windowed.}}</ref>-->
|anisotropic                = unknown
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|anisotropic                = true
|anisotropic notes          =  
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|anisotropic notes          = Off, low, medium, and high.
|antialiasing              = unknown
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|antialiasing              = limited
|antialiasing notes        =  
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|antialiasing notes        = On and off toggle, up to 200% [[SSAA]] through Render Scale.
|vsync                      = unknown
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|vsync                      = true
|vsync notes                =  
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|vsync notes                = Full and half refresh rates.
|60 fps                    = unknown
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|60 fps                    = true
 
|60 fps notes              =  
 
|60 fps notes              =  
|120 fps                    = unknown
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|120 fps                    = true
 
|120 fps notes              =  
 
|120 fps notes              =  
 
|hdr                        = unknown
 
|hdr                        = unknown
 
|hdr notes                  =  
 
|hdr notes                  =  
|color blind                = unknown
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|color blind                = true
 
|color blind notes          =  
 
|color blind notes          =  
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}}
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===[[Glossary:Ultra-widescreen|Ultra-widescreen]]===
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{{Fixbox|description=Use the [https://community.pcgamingwiki.com/files/file/1912-desperados-3-ultrawide-multimonitor-zoom-fix/ Desperados 3 ultrawide zoom fix patcher]|ref=<ref>{{Refurl|url=https://steamcommunity.com/app/610370/discussions/0/2284960483094564339/?ctp=3#c2527030866855752944|title=Tutorial: How to Enable Proper Ultrawide (21:9) FoV |date=2020-06-18}}</ref>|fix=
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}}
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{{Fixbox|description=See the [https://steamcommunity.com/app/610370/discussions/0/2284960483094564339/ Steam Discussions thread] on increasing the zoom limit manually.|ref=|fix=
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}}
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{{Fixbox|description=Remove cutscenes windowboxing by hiding UI through a developer option|ref=<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Rose|date=2020-06-20|comment=}}</ref>|fix=
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# Add <code>-thisisnotsupported</code> to the game executable as a [[Glossary:Command line arguments|command line argument]].
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# Launch the game and navigate to Options > Dev.
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# Enable '''Toggle extra dev options'''.
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# Press {{key|,}} during a cutscene to remove the windowboxing by disabling the UI. Press it again to re-enable the HUD.
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
==Input==
 
==Input==
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{{Image|Desperados III Gameplay settings.png|Gameplay settings}}
 +
{{Image|Desperados III Controls settings.png|Controls settings}}
 
{{Input
 
{{Input
|key remap                = unknown
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|key remap                = true
 
|key remap notes          =  
 
|key remap notes          =  
 
|acceleration option      = unknown
 
|acceleration option      = unknown
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|mouse sensitivity        = unknown
 
|mouse sensitivity        = unknown
 
|mouse sensitivity notes  =  
 
|mouse sensitivity notes  =  
|mouse menu                = unknown
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|mouse menu                = true
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
 
|mouse menu notes          =  
 
|invert mouse y-axis      = unknown
 
|invert mouse y-axis      = unknown
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|invert controller y-axis  = unknown
 
|invert controller y-axis  = unknown
 
|invert controller y-axis notes=  
 
|invert controller y-axis notes=  
|xinput controllers        = unknown
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|xinput controllers        = true
 
|xinput controllers notes  =  
 
|xinput controllers notes  =  
|xbox prompts              = unknown
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|xbox prompts              = true
|xbox prompts notes        =  
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|xbox prompts notes        = <ref name="onza"/>
 
|impulse triggers          = unknown
 
|impulse triggers          = unknown
 
|impulse triggers notes    =  
 
|impulse triggers notes    =  
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|dualshock 4 modes notes  =  
 
|dualshock 4 modes notes  =  
 
|tracked motion controllers= unknown
 
|tracked motion controllers= unknown
|tracked motion controllers notes =  
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|tracked motion controllers notes =
 
|tracked motion prompts    = unknown
 
|tracked motion prompts    = unknown
 
|tracked motion prompts notes =  
 
|tracked motion prompts notes =  
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|other button prompts      = unknown
 
|other button prompts      = unknown
 
|other button prompts notes=  
 
|other button prompts notes=  
|controller hotplug        = unknown
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|controller hotplug        = true
|controller hotplug notes  =  
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|controller hotplug notes  = <ref name="onza">{{Refcheck|user=Rose|date=2020-06-21|comment=Tested with an Xbox 360 Razer Onza controller.}}</ref>
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
 
|haptic feedback          = unknown
 
|haptic feedback notes    =  
 
|haptic feedback notes    =  
|simultaneous input        = unknown
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|simultaneous input        = false
|simultaneous input notes  =  
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|simultaneous input notes  = <ref name="onza"/>
 
|steam input api          = unknown
 
|steam input api          = unknown
 
|steam input api notes    =  
 
|steam input api notes    =  
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==Audio==
 
==Audio==
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{{Image|Desperados III Audio settings.png|Audio settings}}
 
{{Audio
 
{{Audio
|separate volume          = unknown
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|separate volume          = true
|separate volume notes    =  
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|separate volume notes    = Master, Music, SFX, Voice.
|surround sound          = unknown
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|surround sound          = true
|surround sound notes    =  
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|surround sound notes    = 5.1 and 7.1.
|subtitles                = unknown
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|subtitles                = true
|subtitles notes          =  
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|subtitles notes          = Toggles for NPC, Player, Briefing, Cutscene, Conversation.
 
|closed captions          = unknown
 
|closed captions          = unknown
 
|closed captions notes    =  
 
|closed captions notes    =  
|mute on focus lost      = unknown
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|mute on focus lost      = false
 
|mute on focus lost notes =  
 
|mute on focus lost notes =  
 
|eax support              =  
 
|eax support              =  
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  |fan      =  
 
  |fan      =  
 
}}
 
}}
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}}
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==VR support==
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{{VR support
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|gg3d name                  =
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|native 3d gg3d award        =
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|nvidia 3d vision gg3d award =
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|tridef 3d gg3d award        =
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|iz3d gg3d award            =
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|native 3d                  =
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|native 3d notes            =
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|nvidia 3d vision            =
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|nvidia 3d vision notes      =
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|tridef 3d                  =
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|tridef 3d notes            =
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|iz3d                        =
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|iz3d notes                  =
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|vorpx                      =
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|vorpx modes                =
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|vorpx notes                =
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|vr only                    =
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|htc vive                    =
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|htc vive notes              =
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|oculus rift                =
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|oculus rift notes          =
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|osvr                        =
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|osvr notes                  =
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|windows mixed reality      =
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|windows mixed reality notes =
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|keyboard-mouse              =
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|keyboard-mouse notes        =
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|3rd space gaming vest      =
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|3rd space gaming vest notes =
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|novint falcon              =
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|novint falcon notes        =
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|trackir                    =
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|trackir notes              =
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|tobii eye tracking          = true
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|tobii eye tracking notes    =
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|play area seated            =
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|play area seated notes      =
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|play area standing          =
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|play area standing notes    =
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|play area room-scale        =
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|play area room-scale notes  =
 
}}
 
}}
  
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===API===
 
===API===
 
{{API
 
{{API
|direct3d versions      =  
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|direct3d versions      = 11
 
|direct3d notes        =  
 
|direct3d notes        =  
 
|directdraw versions    =  
 
|directdraw versions    =  
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|dos modes              =  
 
|dos modes              =  
 
|dos modes notes        =  
 
|dos modes notes        =  
|shader model versions  =  
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|shader model versions  = 4.0
 
|shader model notes    =  
 
|shader model notes    =  
 
|windows 32-bit exe    = false
 
|windows 32-bit exe    = false
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|linux 64-bit executable= unknown
 
|linux 64-bit executable= unknown
 
|linux executable notes =  
 
|linux executable notes =  
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}}
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===Middleware===
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{{Middleware
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|physics          =
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|physics notes    =
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|audio            =
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|audio notes      =
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|interface        =
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|interface notes  =
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|input            = Rewired
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|input notes      =
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|cutscenes        =
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|cutscenes notes  =
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|multiplayer      = Steamworks
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|multiplayer notes=
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|anticheat        =
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|anticheat notes  =
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}}
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===[[Glossary:Command line arguments|Command line arguments]]===
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{{Standard table|collapsed=no|Command|Notes|content=
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{{Standard table/row|-thisisnotsupported|Enables developer options including UI removal, diagnostics and more.<ref>{{Refurl|url=https://steamcommunity.com/app/610370/discussions/0/2527030866861906251/#c2527030866864803584|title=Option to disable the HUD or Photo Mode? |date=2020-06-20}}</ref>}}
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{{Standard table/row|-ignoreapplicationfocuschange|Prevents the game from getting paused when out of focus.<ref>{{Refcheck|user=Rose|date=2020-06-20|comment=Discovered by disassembling and tested.}}</ref>}}
 
}}
 
}}
  
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{{References}}
 
{{References}}
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[[Category:GOG.com Enhancement Project]]

Latest revision as of 11:11, 30 June 2020

Desperados III
Desperados III cover
Developers
Mimimi Productions
Publishers
THQ Nordic
Engines
Unity 2018
Release dates
Windows June 16, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 86
OpenCritic 86
IGDB 88
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, Free-roaming camera
Controls Point and select, Direct control
Genres Strategy
Themes Western
Series Desperados
Desperados III on HowLongToBeat
Desperados III on IGDB
Desperados III on MobyGames
Desperados III on Wikipedia

Desperados
Desperados: Wanted Dead or Alive 2001
Desperados 2: Cooper's Revenge 2006
Helldorado 2007
Desperados III 2020

General information

Official Discord server for game series
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Amazon.com
DRM details are not known
Windows
Amazon.co.uk
DRM details are not known
Collector's Edition also available.
Windows
Epic Games Store
DRM details are not known
Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
GamersGate
Icon overlay.png
Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Gamesplanet
Icon overlay.png
Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
Icon overlay.png
Windows
Humble Store
Icon overlay.png
Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
A demo is available on GOG.com.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Move or delete the intro videos[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Desperados III_Data\StreamingAssets\bootup
  2. Move or delete both video files 00_thqnordic_logo_color_white and 01_bootup_mimimi
Renaming the video files does not prevent them from being shown upon game launch.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Mimimi\Desperados III
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Desperados III
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/610370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Desperados III
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/610370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Limited maximum FOV, windowboxed cutscenes. See Ultra-widescreen for a solution.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Adjustable camera zoom.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enable windowed mode and use the -popupwindow parameter (or see the glossary page).
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Off, low, medium, and high.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On and off toggle, up to 200% SSAA through Render Scale.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Full and half refresh rates.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Color blind mode

Ultra-widescreen[edit]

See the Steam Discussions thread on increasing the zoom limit manually.
Remove cutscenes windowboxing by hiding UI through a developer option[3]
  1. Add -thisisnotsupported to the game executable as a command line argument.
  2. Launch the game and navigate to Options > Dev.
  3. Enable Toggle extra dev options.
  4. Press , during a cutscene to remove the windowboxing by disabling the UI. Press it again to re-enable the HUD.

Input[edit]

Gameplay settings
Gameplay settings
Controls settings
Controls settings

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, SFX, Voice.
Surround sound
5.1 and 7.1.
Subtitles
Toggles for NPC, Player, Briefing, Cutscene, Conversation.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

Devices Native Notes
Tobii Eye Tracking

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 4.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Input Rewired
Multiplayer Steamworks

Command line arguments[edit]

Command Notes
-thisisnotsupported Enables developer options including UI removal, diagnostics and more.[5]
-ignoreapplicationfocuschange Prevents the game from getting paused when out of focus.[6]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 64-bit
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3 4th-Generation 3.5 GHz
AMD Quad-Core 3.9 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 570
AMD Radeon HD 6950
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  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>/610370/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (610370) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-06-17
  2. Tutorial: How to Enable Proper Ultrawide (21:9) FoV - last accessed on 2020-06-18
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-06-20
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Verified by User:Rose on 2020-06-21
    Tested with an Xbox 360 Razer Onza controller.
  5. Option to disable the HUD or Photo Mode? - last accessed on 2020-06-20
  6. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-06-20
    Discovered by disassembling and tested.