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Latest revision as of 03:35, 21 June 2024

Shantae and the Seven Sirens
Shantae and the Seven Sirens cover
Developers
WayForward Technologies
Engines
WF Engine[1]
Release dates
macOS (OS X) March 27, 2020[2]
Windows May 28, 2020[3]
Reception
Metacritic 80
OpenCritic 75
IGDB 72
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Scrolling, Side view
Controls Direct control
Genres Metroidvania, Platform
Art styles Anime
Themes Fantasy
Series Shantae
Shantae and the Seven Sirens on HowLongToBeat
Shantae and the Seven Sirens on IGDB
Shantae and the Seven Sirens guide on StrategyWiki
Shantae and the Seven Sirens on MobyGames
Shantae and the Seven Sirens on Wikipedia
Shantae
Shantae: Risky's Revenge - Director's Cut 2014
Shantae and the Pirate's Curse 2015
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero 2016
Shantae and the Seven Sirens 2020
Shantae Advance: Risky Revolution 2024

Shantae and the Seven Sirens is a singleplayer scrolling and side view metroidvania and platform game in the Shantae series.

General information

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

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Mac App Store (unavailable)
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Included with Apple Arcade.
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows
GamersGate (unavailable)
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Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Wayforward\ShantaeSiren\wfEngine.ini
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1191630/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Wayforward\ShantaeSiren\save*.sav
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\1191630\remote\
macOS (OS X) $HOME/Library/Containers/com.wayforward.shantae.sirens.Mac/Data/Library/Application Support/com.wayforward.shantae.sirens.Mac/
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1191630/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

General settings
General settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
16:9 stretched. See Ultra-widescreen for a 21:9 fix.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen is borderless. Use 3D Vision fix to force exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA only. On, Off and Dynamic.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Always enabled due to windowed mode. See Low frame rate for a fix.
60 FPS
Capped at 60.0 FPS. If the game runs any lower (even 59.8) it suffers from stuttering. See Low frame rate for a fix.
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Ultra-widescreen

21:9 Aspect ratio fix by Czarman
  1. For the Steam version:
    1. Unpack ShantaeSiren.exe with Steamless.
    2. Rename the original ShantaeSiren.exe to something else, and rename ShantaeSiren.exe.unpacked.exe to ShantaeSiren.exe.
  2. Open ShantaeSiren.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  3. Look for 06 44 89 4F 0C EB, change it to 04 44 89 4F 0C EB.
  4. Look for C7 44 24 6C 00 00 80 3F, change it to C7 44 24 6C 00 00 40 3F.
  5. Look for FC 3F 00 00 00 40, change it to FC 3F 00 00 BF 3F.
  6. Save the changes and launch the game.

Input

Keyboard remapping
Keyboard remapping
Controller remapping
Controller remapping

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master volume only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Movie subtitles can be toggled. Dialogue subtitles are always enabled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

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

Issues fixed

Low frame rate

Force 60.00 FPS using Special K[4]
  1. Use graphics card control panel to enable low latency mode for the game and limit its render queue to 1 frame (e.g. for Nvidia, set low latency mode to 'Ultra').
  2. Install Special K by following the Special K Unofficial Guide.
  3. While in-game, open special K interface.
  4. Under "Direct3D 11 Settings" tab, set "Presentation Interval" to 0 for refresh rates higher than 60.00 Hz; Otherwise, use the v-sync rate FPS cap.
  5. Under "Framerate Limiter" tab, click "Advanced", Set Both "Sleepless Render Thread" and "Sleepless Window Thread" to enabled.
  6. if available, set "Latency Management" to "Low Latency + Boost".

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
According to Go64.[5]

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i (4th generation)
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon R7 250
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.15
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
A 64-bit operating system is required.


Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:

References

  1. pocketgamer.biz - last accessed on 9 June 2023
  2. Shantae and the Seven Sirens is coming to PC and consoles in May • Eurogamer.net - last accessed on 2020-03-27
    "Additionally, WayForward has announced that Apple Arcade subscribers, who only had access to the the first half of Shantae and the Seven Sirens when it launched on iOS last year, can finally play the full version as of today."
  3. Shantae and the Seven Sirens is coming to PC and consoles in May • Eurogamer.net - last accessed on 2020-03-27
    "Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC players will also get the complete experience when Seven Sirens launches digitally for $29.99 USD (around £24) on 28th May"
  4. Verified by User:Radmaxx on 2023-09-08
  5. Verified by User:Dandelion Sprout on 10 March 2022