APB Reloaded

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APB Reloaded
APB Reloaded cover
Former Realtime Worlds
Reloaded Games
Current Little Orbit
Former Realtime Worlds
K2 Network
Current Little Orbit
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows June 29, 2010
Monetization Free-to-play, Subscription
Microtransactions Boost, Cosmetic, Currency, Infinite spend, Loot box, Unlock
APB Reloaded guide on StrategyWiki
APB Reloaded on Wikipedia

Key points

Originally titled APB: All Points Bulletin.

General information

Official game site
Official game forums
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
Icon overlay.png
Links GamersFirst account to Steam ID for auto login.[1]
All versions require a GamersFirst account.


Type Notes
Boost XP and money earned is severely limited without an active Premium subscription. Premium can only be purchased with G1C.
Cosmetic Majority of player, weapon and vehicle customisation can only be purchased with G1C. Some available weapons are reskins of free weapons. The game's customisation of characters and vehicles is severely limited without an active Premium subscription.
Currency G1C (GamersFirst Credits) are a real money purchase and cannot be earned ingame. G1C is used to purchase weapons, vehicles, clothing and boosts from the Armas Marketplace.
Infinite spend There is no cap on JMB purchases.
Loot box G1C can be spent on JMBs (Joker Mystery Boxes) that drop tradeable legendary weapons. There is a 1% chance of earning a legendary weapon.
Unlock Unique weapons can be purchased with G1C. Some weapons have identical stats to those available for free. Others have unique properties that cannot be earned ingame.

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\APBGame\Config\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/113400/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Default FOV of 90°, player camera can be zoomed in and out slightly (This can be done by editing config files.)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
4x, 8x MSAA. Causes minor artifacts around pedestrians.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
100 FPS cap with 60 Hz monitor, 120 FPS cap with 120 or 144 Hz monitor


In-game key map settings.
In-game key map settings.
In-game mouse settings.
In-game mouse settings.


In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Requires a GamersFirst account.
Uses PunkBuster and FairFight anti-cheat protection.[2]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
8 4v4 but additional players may be randomly added if the mission requires it.

Connection types


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 80, 443, 2106, 3720
UDP 3478, 3479, 3722-3730, 5060, 5062, 12000-17000
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Anti-cheat BattlEye, Easy Anti-Cheat, PunkBuster [3][4] PunkBuster used both in APB (Brazil Edition)[5] and APB Reloaded.[6]

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon x2 5800+ 3.0 GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 2.13 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support


  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 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>/113400/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (113400) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. De-linking G1 account from Steam account :: APB Reloaded General Discussions
  2. APB Reloaded on Steam
  3. BattlEye – The Anti-Cheat Gold Standard
  4. Easy Anti-Cheat
  5. Even Balance, Inc. - PunkBuster Online Countermeasures - last accessed on 2018-09-04
    "Fri Oct 26 2012 12:00
    Hoplon Infotainment S.A. has contracted with Even Balance, Inc. to support the Brazil edition of APB with our PunkBuster™ Anti-Cheat software.
  6. PC Gamer - APB Reloaded will be protected by PunkBuster - last accessed on 2018-09-04