Croixleur Sigma

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This page is for the previous edition. For the original game, see Croixleur. For the Deluxe Edition, see Croixleur Sigma - Deluxe Edition.

Cröixleur Σ
Cröixleur Σ cover
Developers
souvenir circ.
Publishers
Former Nyu Media
Release dates
Windows December 30, 2013[1]
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Brawler, Hack and slash
Art styles Anime
Themes Fantasy
Series Croixleur
Croixleur Sigma on MobyGames
Croixleur
Croixleur 2010
Croixleur Sigma 2013
Croixleur Sigma - Deluxe Edition 2019

Key points

A controller is recommended.
Updated version of Croixleur featuring improved graphics, HD resolutions, a fully-voiced Story Mode, a new soundtrack, gameplay improvements, and extra content.
Pixel shader effects only works on Fullscreen mode, and Fullscreen mode supports 1280x720 and 1920x1080 resolutions only.
Game speed is tied to 60 FPS, meaning slowdowns on lower-end systems and speed-ups with an uncapped frame-rate.
As of June 1, 2019, this game and its soundtrack was removed from digital distribution after publishing rights of the game has been shifted to AGM PLAYISM.[2] It was later re-released on on November 19, 2019 as Croixleur Sigma - Deluxe Edition .[3]

General information

Official developer website (Japanese)
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
Original Comiket 85 release.
Windows
Developer website
DRM-free
Digitial re-release of the Comiket 85 release via DLsite.
Windows
Publisher website (unavailable)
DRM-free
English version.
DRM-free download with a Steam key via Humble widget.
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Windows
Steam (unavailable)
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English version.
Windows
Although the English version is no longer available, the demo can be downloaded from Steam here.

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patches for the original Japanese version is available from the game's official website. The English version was updated to its latest version.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Setup.dat[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\CroixleurSE.ini
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/250640/pfx/[Note 2]
setup.dat stores settings from the configuration tool.
CroixleurSE.ini stores the window position for Windowed mode.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save.dat[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/250640/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

External configuration launcher.
External configuration launcher.
In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
16:9 resolutions only.
4K Ultra HD
1080p only.
Field of view (FOV)
Fixed camera heights.
Windowed
Fullscreen mode only works on 1280x720 and 1920x1080 resolution.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Alt+Tab breaks the game on Fullscreen mode. Use Borderless Gaming while in Windowed mode.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Can be forced via GPU's control panel.[4]
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA x2-x8 or off.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Not available in the game, but it can be forced via GPU's control panel.[4]
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Disabling Lock FPS will uncap the frame-rate, however game logic is tied to frame-rate. Must be 60 FPS, anything higher/lower affects game speed.[5]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and controller remapping.
Keyboard and controller remapping.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse not used at all in-game.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
DirectInput and XInput supported.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Set via Tilt Camera setting.
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Does not register inputs from a DualShock 4 controler.[6]
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Game only accepts input from the devices assigned to each player.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects, Voice
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Only available in the English version.
Japanese
Some of the menus are in English.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Only for Survival and Score-Attack modes.
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Issues fixed[edit]

Game only shows a black screen[edit]

Pixel shader effects (shown as "Graphical Filter" in-game) does not work when played in Windowed mode on certain resolutions and causes the game to display a black screen despite the GUI being visible.
Disable pixel shader effects settings or run the game on a different resolution in Windowed mode[7]
Play the game in Fullscreen mode (720p/1080p only)[7]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 800 MB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  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>/250640/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (250640) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Croixleur Σ (2018) release dates - Moby Games - last accessed on 2020-01-08
  2. Croixleur Sigma will be Delisted from Steam on June 1st - Steam Community Announcements - last accessed on 2020-01-08
  3. New storepage for Croixleur Sigma - Deluxe Edition. - Steam Community Announcements - last accessed on 2019-11-20
  4. 4.0 4.1 Verified by User:AmethystViper on 2020-01-08
  5. Verified by User:AmethystViper on 2020-01-08
  6. Verified by User:AmethystViper on 2021-02-15
    Tested with a V2 controller.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Verified by User:AmethystViper on 2020-01-08