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Asterix & Obelix XXL 2

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Asterix & Obelix XXL 2
Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 cover
Original game Étranges Libellules
Remastered OSome Studio
Release dates
Windows November 29, 2018
macOS (OS X) November 29, 2018
Monetization One-time game purchase
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Platform
Themes Europe
Series Asterix & Obelix XXL
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Asterix & Obelix XXL
Subseries of Asterix
Asterix & Obelix XXL 2004
Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum 2005
Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 2018
Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir 2019
Asterix & Obelix XXL: Romastered 2020
Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram from Hibernia 2022


The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.

Key points

Remastered version of Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum. See here for a complete list of new features and improvements.
Terrible PC port with multiple performance issues, See Poor Performance.[1][2]

General information Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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macOS (OS X)
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macOS (OS X)
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DRM-free after installation through Steam client (notes may include more details)
DRM-free when launched directly through oXXL2Game.exe.[3]
macOS (OS X)

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\_Save\Local Settings.ob[Note 1]
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/887060/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\_Save\Profile.ob[Note 1]
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/887060/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Cloud is improperly set up so nothing is ever stored.
Xbox Cloud


Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Ultrawidescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Camera can be zoomed in/out
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Enabled by default, no option for exclusive fullscreen.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped to 90 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Ultrawidescreen resolution

Fix aspect ratio
  1. Open oXXL2Game.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  2. Press Ctrl+R and set Datatype to Hex-values.
  3. Search for 398EE33F and replace it with:
    • CDCCCC3F for 16:10 screens
    • 5555D53F for 15:9 screens
    • 26B41740 for 21:9 screens
  4. Save the file.
See here for other Aspect Ratios.


Gamepad Controls
Gamepad Controls
Keyboard Controls 1
Keyboard Controls 1
Keyboard Controls 2
Keyboard Controls 2


Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Voices, Music, Sound effects
Surround sound
In-game conversations don't have subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Traditional Chinese
The original official localization by Akella which includes fully dubbed audio was adapted to this remaster, though in some instances the subtitles are different to what the characters actually say.
Fan translation, download.

Issues fixed

Poor Performance

  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Open oXXL2Game.exe with a hex editor such as HxD.
  3. Search for the Hex-value 55 8B EC 56 8B 75 08 8B 06 80 38 00 74 0F.
  4. Replace the first three bytes with C2 04 00.
  5. Run the game.
Alternatively download the patched .exe[5]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Replace oXXL2Game.exe with downloaded patched.exe

Compressed Cutscenes

The video and audio files for the cutscenes on the remaster are much more compressed compared to the original versions.
Replace the video files
  1. Download and unzip the folders with the video and audio files.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\XXL2Resources\_Cooking\Videos\
    • Optionally backup the folders with the old *.gen and *.og files.
  3. Replace the files in the folder with the downloaded ones.
Converted 50 FPS videos from the original PC version are included in the package.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.


Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD Ex

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-2125 3.3 GHz
AMD FX-4100 3.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon HD 7790
1 GB of VRAM
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti
AMD Radeon R7 260X
1 GB of VRAM


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  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>/887060/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (887060) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.