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Revision as of 22:59, 16 June 2020

The Legend of Heroes:
Trails of Cold Steel III
The Legend of Heroes:Trails of Cold Steel III cover
Developers
Nihon Falcom
Windows Engine Software
Windows PH3 Games
Publishers
NIS America
Engines
PhyreEngine
Release dates
Windows March 23, 2020
Reception
OpenCritic 84
IGDB 83
Taxonomy
Series The Legend of Heroes
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III on IGDB
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III guide on StrategyWiki
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III on MobyGames
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III on Wikipedia

The Legend of Heroes
The Legend of Heroes IV: Akai Shizuku 2000
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky 2004
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC 2006
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd 2007
The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki 2011
The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki 2013
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 2017
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II 2018
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III 2020
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV 2021

General information

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

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Digital Limited Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Digital Limited Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Digital Limited Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Digital Limited Edition also available.
Windows
A demo is available from Steam.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\TrailsOfColdSteel3\settings.xml
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/991270/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\FALCOM\ed8_psv3
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/991270/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

External game settings.
External game settings.
In-game settings.
In-game settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Menus and FMVs are restricted to a pillarboxed 16:9 aspect ratio.[1]
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ native support that will accept any resolution. Must be configured in the game launcher. Some HUD elements are positioned on the far edges of the screen and menus and FMVs are restricted to a pillarboxed 16:9 aspect ratio.[2]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Game uses vertical FOV in external configuration instead of horizontal FOV. Maximum: 70° (102° horizontal at 16:9).
Windowed
Selectable from a dropdown menu in the launcher.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
The "Fullscreen" option is borderless fullscreen. To make it exclusive, see Exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Toggleable option in external launcher.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA and MSAA (2x-8x) options are available.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Choice between 30 FPS, 60 FPS, 120 FPS, 240 FPS or Unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Exclusive fullscreen

Edit settings.xml.
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open settings.xml.
  3. Change the setting between the "ScreenMode" brackets to "FULLSCREEN" and save the file.
Disabling the launcher on startup may be required.

Input

External mouse and keyboard rebinding.
External mouse and keyboard rebinding.
External gamepad settings (DualShock).
External gamepad settings (DualShock).
In-game gamepad settings (DualShock).
In-game gamepad settings (DualShock).

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Can only be remapped from the launcher. Each action can be rebound to three keys, but in-game key prompts will only display the primary binding.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Referred to as "Camera Mouse Sensitivity". Can be set separately from the in-game camera sensitivity option from the external configuration menu.
Mouse input in menus
The menus must be navigated with a keyboard as the game lacks a cursor to select any options, however, left and right click can still be used for confirm and cancel, respectively.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Both the game and the launcher can be fully navigated with a controller.
Controller remapping
Can be remapped from the launcher, as well as in-game. The external launcher allows for full button remapping, while the in-game options only allow for certain actions to be swapped between buttons.
Controller sensitivity
Referred to as "Camera Sensitivity". Configurable in-game.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Selectable from a dropdown menu in the launcher.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
DualShock button prompts
Selectable from a dropdown menu in the launcher.
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Both controller and keyboard can be used at the same time, however, only the button prompts selected in the launcher will be displayed.

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sliders for "BGM", "Sound Effects" and "Voice".
Surround sound
Stereo only.[3]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses on focus lost, no option to disable.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
Japanese

Other information

API

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) 7, 8.1, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2100 3.1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia Geforce GTX 650 Ti
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

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>/991270/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (991270) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2020-04-04
    Tested on an multi-monitor setup.
  2. The Legend of Heroes: Trials of Cold Steel III - #1 Demo PC - Ultrawide
  3. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2020-03-25
    Tested in 7.1 using Orban Loudness Meter in conjunction with Razer Surround.