Samurai Shodown (2020)

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This page is for the 2020 reboot. For the PC port of the 1993 Neo Geo game, see Samurai Shodown.

Samurai Shodown
Samurai Shodown cover
Developers
SNK Corporation
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows June 11, 2020
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Controls Direct control
Genres Fighting
Series Samurai Shodown
Samurai Shodown (2020) guide on StrategyWiki
Samurai Shodown (2020) on MobyGames
Samurai Shodown (2020) on Wikipedia

Samurai Shodown
Samurai Shodown II 1996
Samurai Shodown II (2015) 2015
Samurai Shodown V Special 2015
Samurai Shodown 2018
Samurai Shodown III 2018
Samurai Shodown IV 2018
Samurai Shodown V 2019
Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection 2020
Samurai Shodown (2020) 2020

Key points

Alt+F4 is used to quit the game.[1]

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass 1 Includes 4 DLC characters: Rimururu, Basara, Kazuki Kazama and Wan-Fu.
Windows
Season Pass 2 Includes 4 DLC characters: Mina Majikina, Sogetsu Kazama, Iroha and For Honor's Warden.
Windows
DLC Character: Rimururu Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Basara Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Kazuki Kazama Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Wan-Fu Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Mina Majikina Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows
DLC Character: Sogetsu Kazama Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows
DLC Character: Iroha Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows
DLC Character: Warden Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\SamuraiShodown\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\SamuraiShodown\Saved\SaveGames

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store

Video

Display settings
Display settings

Ultra-widescreen

By default, the game is pillarboxed on 21:9 monitors.
Hex values change for 21:9 support
  1. Download HxD hex a editor from here.
  2. Open HxD hex editor and click on File then Open.
  3. Choose SamuraiShodown-Win64-Shipping.exe found in Epic Games\SamuraiShodown\SamuraiShodown\Binaries\Win64.
  4. Click on Search, then Find and choose the Hex-values tab.
  5. In the Seach for: box, type 39 8E E3 3F and replace every value you find with 26 B4 17 40 for 2560x1080 or 8E E3 18 40 for 3440x1440.
  6. Save and exit.
Menus and FMVs will stay pillarboxed.

Widescreen resolution

The in-game options can only go up to 1080p for the time being.
SNK is aware of the issue and will address it on a future patch.[2]
Custom resolution[3]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Find ResolutionSixeX to change it to your desired value, ie: 3840.
  4. Find ResolutionSixeY to change it to your desired value, ie: 2160.
  5. (Optional) Find LastuserConfirmedResolutionSixeX to change it to your desired value, ie: 3840.
  6. (Optional) Find LastuserConfirmedResolutionSixeY to change it to your desired value, ie: 2160.
  7. Save the changes and run the game.

Vertical sync

No Vsync option in-game for the time being.
SNK is aware of the issue and will address it on a future patch.[2]
Enable Vsync[4]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Change bUseVSync to True.
  4. Save the changes and run the game.

Input

System settings
System settings

Audio

Sound settings
Sound settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Stage background, SFX, Character speech, System audio.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish
Korean
Japanese
Brazilian Portuguese
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
10 Versus, Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Self-hosting

Other information

API

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

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Multiplayer Epic Online Services

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 (2 GB)
AMD Radeon R9 280 (3 GB)
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References

  1. Verified by User:Neurochild on 2020-06-15
  2. 2.0 2.1 Yasuyuki Oda on Twitter - last accessed on 2020-06-11
  3. How To Play Samurai Shodown PC With 4K Graphics and Vsync - last accessed on 2020-06-14
  4. No V-Sync? - last accessed on 2020-06-12
  5. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-11
    Tested the game with Microsoft's Xbox One controller connected through a USB cable
  6. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-11
    Tested the game with Sony's PlayStation DualShock 4 V2 controller connected through a USB cable
  7. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-11
    Tested the game by hot-plugging 2 different controllers