Cars 2

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Cars 2
Cars 2 cover
Developers
Avalanche Software
macOS (OS X) TransGaming Inc.
Publishers
Disney Interactive Studios
Release dates
Windows June 21, 2011
macOS (OS X) June 21, 2011
Cars 2 on Wikipedia
Cars
Subseries of Pixar
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Cars Mater-National Championship 2007
The World of Cars Online 2008
Cars Toon: Mater's Tall Tales 2010
Cars 2 2011

Key points

Based on the graphically inferior Wii release rather than the 360/PS3 versions.

General information

World of Cars Wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Requires online activation
SecuROM 8 and SecuROM DFA DRM.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename video files
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\data_dxw\FMV\.
  2. Delete or rename the following files:
avlogo.bik
Copyright.bik
DIS.bik
gslogo.bik
Opening.bik
Pixar_Logo.bik

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Disney Interactive Studios\Cars2
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/301760/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Disney Interactive Studios\Cars2\storage
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/301760/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3500+
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600
ATI Radeon X800
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3 support
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Snow Leopard 10.6.7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core Duo
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7300 GT
ATI Radeon X1600
Intel HD 3000
128 MB of VRAM
Intel GMA 950 and x3100 GPUs are not supported on OS X.
This game will not run on PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) based Mac systems (Power Mac).

Notes

  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>/301760/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (301760) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References