Zombie Army 4: Dead War

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Zombie Army 4: Dead War
Zombie Army 4: Dead War cover
Developers
Rebellion Developments
Engines
Asura
Release dates
Windows February 4, 2020
Zombie Army 4: Dead War on MobyGames
Zombie Army 4: Dead War on Wikipedia
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Sniper Elite V2 2012
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2013
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 2 2013
Sniper Elite III 2014
Zombie Army Trilogy 2015
Sniper Elite 4 2017
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered 2019
Zombie Army 4: Dead War 2020
Sniper Elite VR TBA
Sniper Elite 5 TBA

General information

Official website - for all Zombie Army games
Official support form - for all Rebellion games
Official subreddit - for all Zombie Army games
Developer Discord server

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition and Super Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
Epic Games Launcher
Deluxe Edition and Super Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
All versions require Epic Games Launcher and Denuvo Anti-Tamper DRM.[1]
Exclusive to Epic Games Launcher for 12 months after release.[2][3]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Season Pass One 3 additional campaign missions, 4 character packs, 9 weapon bundles, 5 weapon skin packs, and 4 character outfit bundles.[4]
Windows
Undead Airman Character Playable character. Pre-order bonus.[5]
Windows
Undercover Karl Outfit German Officer character costume, Officer Hat and German Helmet for Karl Fairburne.
Windows
FG-42 Automatic Rifle Bundle FG-42 automatic rifle with Fallschirmjäger Camo and Black skins; Fallschirmjäger Helmet and Iron Cross charms.
Windows
Repeater Rifle Bundle M1895 repeater with Strange Brigade and Blue Jade skins; Cowboy Hat and Jade Cat charms.
Windows
Solid Gold Weapon Skins Applicable to all weapons of the base game.
Windows

Version differences

Deluxe Edition includes the Undead Airman Character, Solid Gold Weapon Skins, FG-42 Automatic Rifle Bundle, and Undercover Karl Outfit DLC.
Super Deluxe Edition includes Season Pass One comprised of the Deluxe Edition and additional DLC.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Zombie Army 4\

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Zombie Army 4\PC_ProfileSaves\

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store

Video settings

In-game display settings.
In-game display settings.
In-game graphics detail settings.
In-game graphics detail settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Cutscenes and kill cameras are letterboxed.
Multi-monitor
Hor+ gameplay, centered HUD, windowboxed cutscenes and kill cameras.[6]
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay, spanned HUD, windowboxed cutscenes, letterboxed kill cameras.[7][8]
4K Ultra HD
[9]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
[10]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Low, Medium, High, Ultra, and up to 2x SSAA through Render Scale.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings

In-game controls settings.
In-game controls settings.
In-game control sensitivity settings.
In-game control sensitivity settings.
In-game aim assist settings.
In-game aim assist settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse smoothing is also available.
Mouse sensitivity
0-100 in increments of 5 for X and Y axis. Shared with controller sensitivity.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
X and Y axis inversion options.
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
The game launcher is not navigable with a controller.
Controller remapping
Normal or Legacy layout preset.
Controller sensitivity
0-100 in increments of 5 for X and Y axis. Shared with mouse sensitivity.
Controller Y-axis inversion
X and Y axis inversion options.[11]
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
[12]
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
[13]
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes unknown
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
[14]
Haptic feedback
Vibration toggle.[11]
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
[11]

Audio settings

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
In-game accessibility settings.
In-game accessibility settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, music, speech, SFX.
Surround sound
[15]
Subtitles
Adjustable text size and box opacity. White, red, yellow, green, blue, or pink color.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Game language is tied to that of the Epic Games launcher, selectable through its Settings.[16]
Command line arguments noted below also allow to force the desired language.[16]
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
-language=english or -language=american
Simplified Chinese
-language=chinese(simplified)
Traditional Chinese
-language=chinese(traditional)
French
-language=french
German
-language=german
Italian
-language=italian
Japanese
-language=japanese
Korean
-language=korean
Polish
-language=polish
Brazilian Portuguese
-language=portugese(brazilian)
Russian
-language=russian
Spanish
-language=spanish

Network

In-game matchmaking region choices.
In-game matchmaking region choices.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
[17]
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
A lobby browser is also available.
Self-hosting

Issues unresolved

Game remains running

The game may remain running after playing in the Vulkan mode and quitting to desktop.[18]

End the game process[16]
  1. Access the Task Manager (Ctrl+ Shift+Esc).
  2. On Windows 10, switch to the Details tab.
  3. Locate ZA4_vulkan.exe and click on End task.

Issues fixed

No controller support

Players have reported the game failing to recognize controllers. Epic Games deployed a launcher update to address the issue.[19]

Other information

Launcher settings.
Launcher settings.

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 12
Vulkan
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer Epic Online Services

System requirements

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1 (limited to Vulkan), 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-6100 or AMD equivalent
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GTX 1030 or AMD equivalent
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit operating system is required.

References

  1. Denuvo Support Page - last accessed on 2020-02-04
  2. Zombie Army 4: Dead War is a fun co-op shooter where you must prevent Hitler's return from hell - last accessed on 2020-02-04
    "On PC it'll be a 12-month exclusive"
  3. [1] - last accessed on 2020-02-04
  4. Zombie Army 4's First Season Of Post-Launch Content Revealed! - last accessed on 2020-02-04
  5. [2] - last accessed on 2020-02-04
  6. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-02-05
    Tested on a single monitor at custom 5760x1080 and 11520x1080 resolutions, screenshots compared to 16:9 and other resolutions.
  7. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-02-04
    Tested at 2560x1080.
  8. Zombie Army 4: Dead War (Vulkan vs DX12) - PC Ultra Quality (3440x1440) - last accessed on 2020-02-05
  9. Zombie Army 4: Dead War Review Ball Busting Fun? "Buy, Wait for Sale, Rent, Never Touch?" - last accessed on 2020-02-04
  10. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-02-05
    Multiple screenshots taken on various AA, texture and sharpening settings. The distant surfaces did not appear to be blurrier than anything else. Additionally consulted with Marioysikax who expressed similar observations upon examining the screenshots. An image to demonstrate.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Verified by User:Rose on 2020-02-05
    Tested with an Xbox 360 Razer Onza controller.
  12. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-02-05
    Verified by testing the game with a Microsoft Xbox One Controller with a USB cable
  13. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-02-05
    Verified by testing the game with a Sony PlayStation DualShock 4 V2 Controller with a USB cable
  14. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-02-05
    Verified by hot-plugging 2 different controllers
  15. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-02-05
    The game made use of the rear speakers on a 5.1 sound system in every in-game Audio output mode.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Verified by User:Rose on 2020-02-05
  17. [3] - last accessed on 2020-02-05
  18. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-02-05
    Experienced personally and reported by others on the official Rebellion Discord server.
  19. [4] - last accessed on 2020-02-05