Desperados III

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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
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Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Gamesplanet
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Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Digital Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Steam
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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.