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This page is for the original 2003 version. For the updated 2020 version, see BloodRayne: Terminal Cut.

BloodRayne cover
Terminal Reality
Russia, CIS, Baltics Noviy Disk
OS X Aspyr Media
Infernal Engine
Release dates
Windows September 13, 2003
macOS (OS X) May 23, 2003
Metacritic 65
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Hack and slash
Art styles Realistic
Themes Interwar, Supernatural
Series BloodRayne
BloodRayne on HowLongToBeat
BloodRayne on IGDB
BloodRayne on MobyGames
BloodRayne on Wikipedia
BloodRayne 2002
BloodRayne 2 2005
BloodRayne: Betrayal 2014
BloodRayne: Terminal Cut 2020
BloodRayne 2: Terminal Cut 2020
BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites 2021

BloodRayne is a singleplayer third-person action and hack and slash game in the BloodRayne series.

General information Community Discussions for game series Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM v4.84.71.0002 DRM
macOS (OS X)
Included with BloodRayne: Terminal Cut.[1]
Icon overlay.png
Included with BloodRayne: Terminal Cut.[2]
ZOOM Platform (unavailable)
A free demo version is available from

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

  1. Go to <path-to-game>\video
  2. Rename, move or delete these files: logo.mpg, intro.mpg.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\system\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/3810/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savegame\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/3810/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud


Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
See Widescreen resolution.
4K Ultra HD
Force resolution with dgVoodoo 2.
Field of view (FOV)
See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Use dgVoodoo 2.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Use dgVoodoo 2.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Use dgVoodoo 2.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Capped at 1000 FPS. Frame rate affects certain elements such as mouse sensitivity and physics ('tightrope' action is slower) etc. In-engine cinematics are locked to 30 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Widescreen resolution

Reflections and aura vision render incorrectly.
Widescreen resolution[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\SYSTEM.
  2. Edit rayne.ini.
  3. Set gamePIXY= and gamePIXX= to the preferred resolution.


Force windowed mode[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set the Path to <path-to-game>\rayne.exe.
  4. Set the desired window position and size.
  5. Set Desktop for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  6. Click on Video tab.
  7. Enable "Initial resolution" and set it to the desktop resolution.
  8. Click on Input tab, set Cursor Clipper to On.
  9. Click OK, then File and Save.


Keyboard and mouse options.
Keyboard and mouse options.
Controller options.
Controller options.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Inverted by default.
Controller support
Uses DirectInput. For XInput support, see Controller support.
Full controller support
Setup screen does not support controller input.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
In the Options menu, go to Control Options, change your controls to Gamepad, then under Customize Gamepad Controls, select Look Up/Down and assign the axis for up to down.
Additional information
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg In-game controller prompts are referred as "Button 1", "Axis 2", and so forth.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Controller support

Use XInput Plus[4]
Back up both rayne.ini and RENDER.ini before using this fix.
For any issues when using this fix, see the FAQ section in the guide.
  1. Download the pre-configured XInput Plus files from this Steam Community guide.
  2. Extract the contents of the zip file, then copy and paste its contents inside <path-to-game> while replacing files in the folder.
  3. Re-configure and calibrate the controls in the Options menu under Control Options.


Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output with DirectSound3D restoration software.
Closed captions
In-game dialogue not subtitled.
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
EAX 3.0.
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Download from DeutschPatch.
Fan translation, download.
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation: download.
Retail only
Retail version, download.
Fan translation, download.

VR support

3D modes State Notes
User created profile, requires dgVoodoo 2, see profile introdution.
Note: Profile may not work with the latest wrapper, in case of issues please report to the vorpx forum.

Issues fixed

Game does not run on multi-core CPUs

Set core affinity to only one core[5]

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1
OpenGL 1.2
ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)


Middleware Notes
Audio DirectSound3D

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) 733 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 2
ATI Radeon
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible
Sound (audio device)
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.2
Processor (CPU) 733 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 2
ATI Radeon
64 MB 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>/3810/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (3810) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. BloodRayne: Terminal Cut - GOG Database - last accessed on May 2023
  2. How to launch the original release of Bloodrayne or Bloodrayne 2 using the Terminal Cut - Steam - last accessed on May 2023
  3. Verified by User:Nessy on 2018-08-03
  4. XInput Plus - 0dd14 lab - last accessed on May 2023
  5. Steam Community - last accessed on May 2023