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Tony Hawk's Underground 2
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 cover
Developers
Neversoft
Windows Beenox Shift
Publishers
Activision
Release dates
Windows NA: October 4, 2004
EU: October 15, 2004
Reception
Metacritic 85
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 guide on StrategyWiki
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 on MobyGames
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 on Wikipedia

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
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Main Menu
Main Menu

Key points

Port of the superior Xbox version

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1].
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions:
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Game\Data\movies\bik\
  2. Delete, rename, or move: ATVI.bik, Beenox_Shift.bik, Dolby_Digital.bik, Intel_intro.bik, intro.bik, introf.bik and NSlogo.bik

Fix for blur bug[edit]

Replace script files with patched ones[citation needed]
This solution removes glitchy blur from the game.
  1. Download this archive.
  2. Replace qb_scripts.prd, qb_scripts.prf, qb_scripts.prx in <path-to-game>\Game\Data\pre with dummy files from archive's Data\pre folder.
  3. Replace skutils.qb in in <path-to-game>\Game\Data\scripts\game with dummy files from archive's Data\scripts\game folder.

Tony Hawk's Underground PRO (THUGPRO)[edit]

Includes ported levels from THPS3/THPS4/THUG1/THAW/THP8, Morning/Day/Evening/Night levels, themes from THPS4/THUG1/THAW, better CAS editor, Xinput support and online play through Openspy.
No story mode or split screen from original game

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Game\Save\[Note 2]

Video[edit]

Launcher - Video Settings
Launcher - Video Settings

Input[edit]

Launcher - Keyboard Settings
Launcher - Keyboard Settings
Launcher - Controller Settings
Launcher - Controller Settings

Audio[edit]

Audio Settings
Audio Settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound can be adjusted separately. Special sounds and music zones can either be enabled or disabled.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Cutscenes only.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
Can only be selected in the main menu if a second controller is connected. Split-screen can be changed to horizontal or vertical.
LAN play
8
Online play
8 GameSpy services have been shut down;[3] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon 800 MHz
Pentium III
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References