Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport

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Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport
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Developers
Kylotonn
Publishers
Microids
Engines
Kt Engine
Release dates
Windows September 26, 2005
Taxonomy
Series Bet on Soldier
Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport on MobyGames
Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport on Wikipedia
Bet on Soldier
Bet on Soldier: Blood Sport 2005
Bet on Soldier: Blood of Sahara 2006
Bet on Soldier: Black-out Saigon 2007

Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.5.10.01 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Steam
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Upgraded to support modern resolutions including 4K.
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).
Demos are available for single player and multiplayer.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.3 updates the game to the latest version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/335320/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/335320/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Steam version supports modern resolutions, and stretches inward on 4:3/5:4. Widescreen output is stretched in 1.3; Aspect ratio is correct only on 4:3 resolutions in 1.3.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Steam version supports 4k.
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Alt+Enter toggles fullscreen. Can also be changed in the config.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Has to be enabled through graphics control panel
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Has to be enabled through graphics control panel
Vertical sync (Vsync)
On and off. Sometimes resets after exiting and starting the game. This can be fixed through enabling and disabling Vsync in options
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate cap even at ultra-high resolutions.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Edit GamePlay.cfg
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Mods\Bos\Tuning\GamePlay.cfg
  2. Define FOV in following lines:
GameFovView1				=  XX.X
GameFovView2				=	 XX.X
GameFovShieldOn			=	 XX.X
ExoFovFirstPerson		= XX.X
  1. Change XX.X to your liking

Notes

GameFovView1 controls standard field of view. GameFovView2 controls zoom/aim FOV. GameFovShieldOn controls zoom/aim FOV when using a shield. ExoFovFirstPerson controls the field of view when controlling a exo/mech suit.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
The vaguely termed "switch view" is the aim-down-sights command.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Marked as "Mouse sensibility". Sometimes resets after exiting and starting the game. This can be fixed through enabling and disabling Vsync in options
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Only for specific dialogue. You can play with different voice dialogue and subtitles by replacing the voice audio files with ones of a different language
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Steam game has english audio only
Italian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
GameSpy services have been shut down;[3] see GameSpy for workarounds.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.Note: Starforce protected versions do not work on WIN7 and above

Expansion Packs[edit]

Blood of Sahara[edit]

First expansion pack for Bet on Soldier.

Black Out Saigon (Blackout On Saigon)[edit]

Second expansion pack for Bet on Soldier.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz (or above)
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1, Windows 10, or Windows 11.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  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>/335320/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (335320) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References