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America's Army: Proving Grounds

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America's Army: Proving Grounds
America's Army: Proving Grounds cover
Army Game Studio
U.S. Army
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows October 1, 2015
Monetization Freeware
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Perspectives First-person
Genres FPS
Series America's Army
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America's Army: Proving Grounds is a singleplayer and multiplayer first-person FPS game in the America's Army series.

Key points

The official servers will be shut down on May 5, 2022[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements

Skip intro and loading videos

Delete or rename video files[2]

Delete or rename all files in <path-to-game>\AAPG\AAGame\Movies

Game data

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

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\America's Army Proving Grounds\AAGame\Config\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/203290/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/203290/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.


In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.


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

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
24 Versus
Online play
24 Versus

Connection types

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Shader Model support 3
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio FMOD, Fonix TTS, OpenAL
Cutscenes Bink Video
Multiplayer Steamworks
Anti-cheat PunkBuster [3]

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Quad Core
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support


  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>/203290/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (203290) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. AA:PG Shutdown - America's Army Forum - last accessed on 2022-02-09
  2. Verified by User:Zach Fett on 2022-03-23
  3. Even Balance, Inc. - PunkBuster Online Countermeasures - last accessed on May 2023