Battlezone

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This page is for the 1998 Activision game. For its 2016 remaster, see Battlezone 98 Redux. For the PC booter port of the 1980s Atari game, see Battlezone (1983). For its Game Room release, see Battlezone (2010). For the Rebellion game, see Battlezone (2017).

Battlezone
Battlezone cover
Developers
Activision
Engines
MechWarrior 2
Release dates
Windows March 11, 1998
Taxonomy
Monetization Expansion pack
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, First-person
Controls Direct control
Genres RTS, Shooter, Strategy
Vehicles Tank
Themes Cold War, Sci-fi, Space
Series Battlezone
Battlezone on HowLongToBeat
Battlezone on IGDB
Battlezone guide on StrategyWiki
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Battlezone on Wikipedia
Battlezone
Battlezone (1983) 1983
Battlezone 1998
Battlezone II: Combat Commander 1999
Battlezone (2010) 2010
Battlezone 98 Redux 2016
Battlezone (2017) 2017
Battlezone: Combat Commander 2018

Key points

The "servers" source code (Anet) was made open source in 2002.

General information

Battlezone 1 Community Forum
battlezone1.com
BATTLEZONE COMMUNITY FORUMS, Battlezone 1 subforum
Battlezone Forums, Battlezone 1 subforum

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Battlegrounds
Windows
The Red Odyssey
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Latest official patch 1.4 and large assets are available at www.patches-scrolls.de and soggi.org.
Latest unofficial patch 1.5.* is available at battlezone.videoventure.org.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use the Unofficial Battlezone 1.5 Patch.[1]
Multi-monitor
Use the Unofficial Battlezone 1.5 Patch.[2]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Possible with dxWnd, but difficult.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use dxWnd. Battlezone will still attempt to capture the mouse after Alt+Tab to other applications.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
A3D 1.0,[3] EAX (via IAS patch)[4]
Red Book CD audio
On Windows, CD music might not play correctly; see the troubleshooting guide for solutions.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese
Retail only
Brazilian Portuguese
Retail only.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
8
Online play
8

Connection types

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium
System memory (RAM) 16 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 210 MB
Video card (GPU) 1 MB of VRAM
DirectX 5 compatible

References