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Battlezone: Combat Commander

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This page is for the remaster. For the original release, see Battlezone II: Combat Commander.

Battlezone: Combat Commander
Battlezone: Combat Commander cover
Remaster Big Boat Interactive
Original content Pandemic Studios
Rebellion Developments
Release dates
Windows March 1, 2018
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, First-person
Controls Multiple select, Point and select, Direct control
Genres RTS, Strategy, Shooter
Themes Sci-fi
Series Battlezone
Battlezone: Combat Commander on HowLongToBeat
Battlezone: Combat Commander on MobyGames
Battlezone: Combat Commander on Wikipedia
Battlezone (1983) 1983
Battlezone 1998
Battlezone II: Combat Commander 1999
Battlezone (2010) 2010
Battlezone 98 Redux 2016
Battlezone (2017) 2017
Battlezone: Combat Commander 2018

General information Community Discussions Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Start the game with /nointro parameter[1]

Game data

Gameplay settings.
Gameplay settings.

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Battlezone Combat Commander\launch.ini
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Battlezone Combat Commander\UserPrefs
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/624970/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Battlezone Combat Commander\pilots\
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Battlezone Combat Commander\saved\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/624970/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud


Video settings.
Video settings.


Input settings.
Input settings.


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
No option to disable it.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
Not supported (Steam store page is incorrect).[2]
LAN play
Online play

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 5
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0 GHz
AMD Phenom II 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10
Video card (GPU) 1 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit system is required.


  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>/624970/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (624970) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.