Castlevania Anniversary Collection

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Castlevania Anniversary Collection
Castlevania Anniversary Collection cover
Developers
Original games Konami
M2
Publishers
Konami
Release dates
Windows May 16, 2019
Reception
OpenCritic 79
IGDB 81
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Series Castlevania, Konami 50th Anniversary Collection
Castlevania Anniversary Collection on HowLongToBeat
Castlevania Anniversary Collection on IGDB
Castlevania Anniversary Collection guide on StrategyWiki
Castlevania Anniversary Collection on MobyGames
Castlevania Anniversary Collection on Wikipedia
Castlevania
Castlevania 1990
Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania & Contra 2002
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2013
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 2014
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD 2014
Castlevania Anniversary Collection 2019
Konami 50th Anniversary Collection
Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection 2019
Castlevania Anniversary Collection 2019
Contra Anniversary Collection 2019

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

All versions require Steam DRM.

Games list[edit]

This compilation includes eight selected classic titles from the Castlevania series:

The games are playable in both US and Japanese versions, except for Simon's Quest which is US only.
Completing the Japanese version of any game doesn't unlock the corresponding achievement. Presumably this is due to difficulty differences.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Castlevania Anniversary Collection\savedata\savecfg.txt
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1018010/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Castlevania Anniversary Collection\savedata\
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\1018010\remote\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1018010/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Choice of pillarboxed or stretched 4:3. Menus are in 16:9.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Window is freely resizable but locked to 16:9 aspect.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
[1]
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60 FPS.[2]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese

Issues fixed[edit]

Distorted sound with sample rates higher than 16-bit, 44100 Hz[edit]

Change primary playback device shared mode sample rate to 44.1 kHz[3]
  1. Right click the Speaker icon on your Desktop Taskbar and click "Playback Devices"; Or open Control Panel and click on "Sound".
  2. Double click the device with the green check mark circle on it ; or Right click "Properties";
  3. Click on the "Advanced" Tab
  4. In the drop down box under "Default Format" select the option using your current channel setup with 16-bit, 44100khz.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-4160
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 800 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics 4400
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Controller
Other 1920x1080 resolution
Works on 32 bit systems and not only on Windows 10 despite what the system requirements say.

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>/1018010/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1018010) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2020-07-07
  2. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2020-07-07
  3. Verified by User:Ptolemy on 2020-07-07