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Latest revision as of 13:46, 18 October 2021

Rayman Raving Rabbids
Rayman Raving Rabbids cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montpellier
Windows Ubisoft Sofia
macOS (OS X) TransGaming Inc.[1]
Publishers
Ubisoft
Poland Licomp Empik Multimedia
Russia Buka Entertainment
Engines
Jade
Release dates
Windows December 8, 2006
macOS (OS X) (Cider) December 1, 2008
Reception
Metacritic 58
IGDB 71
Taxonomy
Genres Mini-games, Rail shooter
Series Rabbids
Rayman Raving Rabbids on HowLongToBeat
Rayman Raving Rabbids on IGDB
Rayman Raving Rabbids guide on StrategyWiki
Rayman Raving Rabbids on MobyGames
Rayman Raving Rabbids on Wikipedia
Rabbids
Subseries of Rayman
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2006
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 2008
Rabbids Go Home 2010
Rabbids Big Bang 2013
Rabbids Coding! 2019

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.
The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

Key points

The controller device can't be changed on the fly, only from the main menu.[2]
Port of the PlayStation 2 version. PC version does not include the graphical improvements from the Xbox 360 release.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM Original European versions only.
Windows
Retail
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet logo.svg
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
Ubisoft Store
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Included with Ubisoft+.
Windows
The Mac OS X version is no longer sold digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete video file[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\video
  2. Delete or rename intro.bik

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\Rayman4
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Rayman4.sav[Note 2]
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See 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)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
Mini-games that involve fast key presses require less of them at 30 FPS.[4]
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Aspect ratio is stretched from 4:3 by default. Widescreen behavior can be changed to Vert-.
Modify ScreenMode[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\Rayman4\{05D2C1BC-A857-4493-9BDA-C7707CACB937}\Basic video
  2. Modify the ScreenMode entry.
  3. Change the value to 0, and set it to Decimal.

Notes

Running SettingsApplication.exe will revert the change.
The loss of vertical FOV affects the playability of some mini-games.

Windowed[edit]

Modify WindowedMode[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\Rayman4\{05D2C1BC-A857-4493-9BDA-C7707CACB937}\Basic video
  2. Modify the WindowedMode entry.
  3. Change the value to 1, and set it to Decimal.

Input[edit]

Change movement to WASD[edit]

Default movement controls are set to the arrow keys.
Enable WASD movement[citation needed]
  1. Install AutoHotkey.
  2. Save the following as a new script and run it.
#IfWinActive, RAYMAN: Raving Rabbids

w::up
a::left
s::down
d::right
e::enter

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output. May require DirectSound 3D restoration software.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Hungarian
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Dutch, German, and Italian languages are not available in earlier US releases.
The Czech, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, and Russian languages are only included in the retail versions of Rayman Raving Rabbids which were released in their own respective regions.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus, Hot seat
Controller required for each player after the first for simultaneous play; otherwise, all mini-games will be played in alternating fashion.
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Issues fixed[edit]

Framerate is locked at 32 FPS[edit]

The game may lock itself to 32 FPS on modern operating systems due to broken 3D audio compatibility.
Use DirectSound 3D restoration software

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.4.11
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.45 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7300 GT
ATI Radeon X1600
Intel GMA X3100

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>/15080/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (15080) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  2. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References

  1. Rayman’s Raving Rabbids game comes to Mac - Macworld - last accessed on 2017-12-31
  2. Verified by User:Mars icecream on {{{date}}}
  3. Cloud save support for games available on Ubisoft+ - last accessed on 2021-09-18
  4. Verified by User:Blackbird on 2020-05-11
    This is any mini-game where you have to alternate between LCtrl and RCtrl for example.