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Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII

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Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII
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Developers
Ubisoft Romania
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows March 28, 2006
Reception
Metacritic 65
IGDB 61
Taxonomy
Series Blazing Angels
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Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Key points

A good port with better visuals over the console versions and support for higher resolutions, but it doesn't includes improvements from PlayStation 3 release.
Features many similarities with its sequel both engine and performance-wise
None of the video options can be changed via the in-game menu, but just from the launcher.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
Steam (unavailable)
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Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements

Patches

Latest version is Patch 1.02. Install Patch 1.01 first.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15220/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15220/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
HUD stretched
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Set through launcher.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 8x, probably MSAA. Set through launcher.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Subtitles are very blurry no matter the resolution.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Retail only

Network

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
16 Versus, Co-op
Online play
16 Versus, Co-op
The official multiplayer service was shut down.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4
AMD Athlon
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 3
ATI Radeon 8000


Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:

References