XIII (2020)

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XIII
XIII cover
Developers
Playmagic
Publishers
Microids
Engines
Unity 2018[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows November 10, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 34
OpenCritic 33
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Shooter
Art styles Cel-shaded
Themes North America
Series XIII
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XIII (2020) on IGDB
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XIII (2020) on Wikipedia
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XIII - Lost Identity 2011
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XIII (2020) is a first-person shooter game developed by Playmagic and published by Microids. The game is a remake of XIII released in 2003.

Announced on April 18, 2019 and planned to be released in November 2019, the remake was later delayed to 2020.[2] The final release date of November 10, 2020 was announced in June 2020, with Steam and GOG serving as its initial platforms of distribution.[3] The game uses Unity as its engine.

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Monetization

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Golden Classic Weapon Skins Pack Pre-order bonus containing a golden version of all weapons in the game.
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microids\XIII\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1154790/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Microids\XIII\XIII_Save.bin
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1154790/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video

Video options
Video options
Graphics options
Graphics options

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Pillarboxed to 16:9.
Graphical glitches in the main menu, like 16:9 elements sliding off into 48:9 space.[4]
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay and cutscenes are pillarboxed to 16:9.
See Ultra-widescreen for a workaround.
4K Ultra HD
[5]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Fullscreen also available.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
As a toggle.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off, MSAA x2/4/6/8.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Toggleable between 30, 60, 120, 144 and unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Ultra-widescreen

Use Borderless Gaming to remove pillarboxing[6][7]
  1. Download and install Borderless Gaming.
  2. Launch the game and change Window Mode to Windowed in the video options.
  3. Open Borderless Gaming and select XIII on the left side of the application.
  4. Click the second button from the bottom in the middle of the application to make the game borderless.
May expose offscreen menu elements.

Input

Input settings
Input settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
From 0.10 to 5. Setting also affects controller input.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Setting also affects controller input.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Only two presets available.
Controller sensitivity
From 0.10 to 5. Setting also affects mouse input.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Setting also affects mouse input.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio

Audio settings
Audio settings
General settings
General settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Separate sliders for Master, Music, SFX and Dialogue.
Surround sound
[8]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus
LAN play
Online play

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
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce
AMD Radeon
3 GB (Nvidia), 4 GB (AMD) of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 2018.4.24.29073[1]
  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>/1154790/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1154790) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2020-11-10
  2. XIII’s release slips to 2020! - last accessed on 2020-11-12
  3. The remake of XIII launches November 10th on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC/Mac! - last accessed on 2020-11-12
  4. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2019-11-10
    Tested at 5760x1080 and 5760x1200 custom resolution.
  5. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2020-11-10
    Tested at 3840x2160 custom resolution.
  6. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2020-11-12
    Tested by following the instructions at a custom resolution of 2560x1080.
  7. Verified by User:Anon on 2020-11-11
    Tested using a resolution of 3840x1200.
  8. Verified by User:Fayaine on 2020-11-10
    Tested in 7.1 using SpecialK in conjunction with Razer Surround.