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Revision as of 05:11, 2 August 2021

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles cover
Developers
Capcom
Engines
MT Framework
Release dates
Windows July 27, 2021
Reception
Metacritic 81
OpenCritic 85
IGDB 85
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Relaxed
Controls Menu-based, Point and select
Genres Adventure, Visual novel
Art styles Anime, Cel-shaded
Themes Detective/mystery, Japan, Victorian
Series Ace Attorney
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles on HowLongToBeat
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles on IGDB
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles on MobyGames
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles on Wikipedia
Ace Attorney
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney 2005
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice For All 2006
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Trials and Tribulations 2006
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy 2019
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles 2021

The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles is a singleplayer visual novel adventure developed and published by Capcom. It is part of the Ace Attorney series, taking place in the Meiji and Victorian eras.[1]

General information

Visual Novel Database article - The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures
Visual Novel Database article - The Great Ace Attorney 2: Resolve
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements

TGAA HQ Audio Restoration Patch

A patch that restores the higher audio quality present on the original 3DS release and subsequent soundtrack releases.

DGS Hack Fix

A fix for a number of issues in the PC port.
Animation frame rate can now be set to an arbitrary rate.
Cursor movement speed now no longer depends on the frame rate.
Resolution can now be set to arbitrary resolutions reported by the GPU or display.
CPU usage on some threads is now no longer unnecessarily high.
Reports the process as high-DPI-aware so it does not get scaled by Windows.
Attempt at fixing the crash some people experience when interacting with the Jury.

Monetization

Type Notes
DLC Additional art pieces, music, and digital soundtracks.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Additional Art & Music from the Vaults Contains various concept art and music tracks from both The Great Ace Attorney games. Available for free to early purchasers of the game until August 31, 2021, however, this DLC may become available at a later date.
Windows
The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures Grand Performance Recording The original soundtrack of The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures, featuring 67 pieces of music from the game in MP3, FLAC, and AAC formats.
Windows
The Great Ace Attorney 2: Resolve Grand Performance Recording The original soundtrack of The Great Ace Attorney 2: Resolve, featuring 49 pieces of music from the game in MP3, FLAC, and AAC formats.
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\*.ini[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1158850/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\1158850\remote\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1158850/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

Display settings
Display settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
[2]
Ultra-widescreen
Aspect ratios wider than 16:9 are pillarboxed to a 16:9 aspect ratio by default.[3]
4K Ultra HD
[4]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Used in place of exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Toggleable on/off.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
Gameplay is capped at 30 FPS; FMVs are at 24 and 30 FPS.[5]
Use DGS Hack Fix as a workaround.
120+ FPS
Use DGS Hack Fix.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing

Input

Keyboard rebinding
Keyboard rebinding

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Initial launch of the game prompts the executable, which requires the use of a mouse or a keyboard to dismiss. Cursor stays in the middle of the screen.
Controller remapping
Edit config.ini.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox 360 controllers are officially supported on Windows 8.1.
Xbox One controllers are officially supported on Windows 10.[6]
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Through DirectInput support.
Generic/other controllers
Default bindings done for Xbox controller layout.
Button prompts
Utilizes Xbox prompts for all controllers.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts
Cursor detection

Audio

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Options for Music, Sound Effects, and Voices can be toggled on or off.
Surround sound
Plays up to 2.1.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Voice language settings
Voice language settings
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese

Issues fixed

Resolution limited to 640x480

Use DGS Hack Fix.
Modify the executable to unlock all resolutions[7]
  1. Open TGAAC.exe with a hex editor (e.g. HxD).
  2. Go to hex offset (Ctrl+G) 5D6A6.
  3. Replace 74 with EB and save.
  4. Run the game, go to Options, PC Config, and select a display mode.

Blurry graphics on high-DPI displays

Disable DPI scaling[8]
  1. Right-click on TGAAC.exe.
  2. Select Properties.
  3. Go to Compatibility, Change high DPI settings.
  4. Tick Override high DPI scaling behavior and click OK.
Use DGS Hack Fix.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11.4 [9]
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

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

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-6300U
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 520
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. 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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/1158850/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1158850) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Objection! A lawyer examines the truth of The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles - last accessed on 2021-08-02
  2. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-07-27
    Tested on an multi-monitor setup.
  3. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-07-27
    Tested by playing the game at 2560x1080 resolution.
  4. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2021-07-27
    Tested by playing the game at 3840x2160 resolution.
  5. Verified by User:Fds29 on 2021-07-27
    FMV cutscenes are pre-rendered at 24 FPS; miscellaneous videos are pre-rendered at 29.97~30 FPS. The game itself operates at 60 FPS during video playback. Verified by using FFmpeg to examine the video files, and Special K to observe the frame rate graph during video playback.
  6. The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles on Steam - last accessed on 2021-05-13
    "Xbox 360 (Windows®8.1) and Xbox One (Windows®10) controllers supported."
  7. Steam Users' Forums - Restricted resolution options - last accessed on 2021-07-29
  8. Steam Users' Forums - Resolution slightly off? - last accessed on 2021-07-29
  9. Verified by User:Fds29 on 2021-07-27
    Verified with Special K