Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition

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Chrono Cross:
The Radical Dreamers Edition
Chrono Cross:The Radical Dreamers Edition cover
Developers
D4 Enterprise
Square Enix
Publishers
Square Enix
Release dates
Windows April 7, 2022
Reception
OpenCritic 77
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Cinematic camera
Controls Direct control, Menu-based
Genres JRPG, Visual novel
Vehicles Naval/watercraft
Art styles Anime, Pre-rendered graphics
Themes Fantasy, Sci-fi
Series Chrono
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Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition 2022

Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition is a singleplayer cinematic camera JRPG and visual novel game in the Chrono series.

It is a remastered version of Chrono Cross released for PlayStation. Radical Dreamers for the Super Famicom is also included in this remaster.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\CHRONO CROSS THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION\Steam\<user-id>\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1133760/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\CHRONO CROSS THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION\Steam\<user-id>\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1133760/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings (Chrono Cross)
Video settings (Chrono Cross)
Video settings (Radical Dreamers)
Video settings (Radical Dreamers)

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Chrono Cross is pillarboxed to 4:3, while Radical Dreamers is pillarboxed to 8:7. Three screen scaling options are available in Chrono Cross: Normal, Full, and Zoomed.
The Zoomed option has a Proportional Zoom slider that adjusts how far the screen is zoomed in. The setting can be adjusted in intervals of 25, from 0-100.
Radical Dreamers lacks the Zoomed scaling option.
Multi-monitor
[1]
Ultra-widescreen
[2]
4K Ultra HD
[3]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
False for Chrono Cross, not available for Radical Dreamers.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Chrono Cross only. Option for up to 8x MSAA.
FXAA is available as an option for post-filtering.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
Radical Dreamers is capped at 60 FPS.
Chrono Cross is internally capped at 30 FPS.
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Ray tracing

Input[edit]

Keyboard bindings (Chrono Cross)
Keyboard bindings (Chrono Cross)
Keyboard bindings (Radical Dreamers)
Keyboard bindings (Radical Dreamers)

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Keys can be remapped from Esc Menu.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Only external launcher can be navigated with a mouse.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
External launcher can be navigated with a controller.
Esc Menu can also be accessed by pressing LT+LS simultaneously.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

In-game general settings (Chrono Cross)
In-game general settings (Chrono Cross)
Audio settings (Chrono Cross)
Audio settings (Chrono Cross)
Audio settings (Radical Dreamers)
Audio settings (Radical Dreamers)

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sliders for Master, Music, and Sound Effect available in Chrono Cross.
A slider for Master is available in Radical Dreamers.
Each setting can be adjusted in intervals of 1, from 0-100.
Surround sound
Radical Dreamers has an in-game toggle to switch between surround sound, stereo and mono.
Chrono Cross is limited to stereo and mono only, but stereo option is Dolby Surround.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Criware [4]
Cutscenes Bink Video [5]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-3210
AMD A8-7600
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 4 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 750
AMD Radeon RX 460
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible

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>/1133760/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1133760) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2022-04-08
    Tested on a multi-monitor setup.
  2. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2022-04-08
    Tested by playing the game at 2560x1080 resolution.
  3. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2022-04-08
    Tested by playing the game at 3840x2160 resolution.
  4. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2022-04-15
    As seen during launcher credits.
  5. Verified by User:MasterBlaster on 2022-04-15
    As seen after opening movie.dat file with WinRAR. All of the files in the directory are BK2 files.