Mega Man X8

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Mega Man X8
Mega Man X8 cover
Developers
Capcom
Release dates
Windows March 10, 2005
Mega Man X8 guide on StrategyWiki
Mega Man X8 on MobyGames
Mega Man X8 on Wikipedia
Mega Man X
Subseries of Mega Man
Mega Man X 1995
Mega Man X3 1997
Mega Man X4 1998
Mega Man X5 2001
Rockman X6 2002
Rockman X7 2004
Mega Man X8 2005
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2018
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 2018

Key points

Was not released physically in North American territories.
Supports higher resolutions, enhanced sound, and other improvements compared to the PlayStation 2 version.
Limited video settings.

General information

MMKB, A large and detailed wiki for the series

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SecuROM DRM.
Windows
Some releases of the game are sold on one or two discs. The 2-disc versions contains support for multiple languages whereas the single-disc versions does not.
This game was re-released with Mega Man X5, Mega Man X6, and Mega Man X7 as part of Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2.

Demos[edit]

A demo is available here. The demo only supports English and Japanese.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame-rate is capped at 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Player movement, navigator, and menu keys cannot be remapped.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Uses DirectInput.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Requires pressing Tab to switch between keyboard and controller remapping under Controls tab. Confirm is bound to the Dash and Cancel is bound to Jump.
Controller sensitivity
Digital movement.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Not shown in-game, but controller buttons are referenced by number in the Options menu.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM, SE.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game is paused when out of focus.

Localizations

Language selected during installation changes the options available in-game.
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Spanish
Russian
Fan translation by «DK team»

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
Shader Model support 1.4
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References