D-Day

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D-Day
D-Day cover
Developers
Digital Reality
Publishers
USA O~3 Entertainment
Europe, Brazil Monte Cristo
United Kingdom Digital Jesters
United Kingdom Global Software Publishing
Russia 1C Company
Russia Nival Interactive
Release dates
Windows July 6, 2004
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Controls Multiple select, Point and select
Genres Strategy
Themes Europe, Historical, World War II
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Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

Key points

Sequel to Desert Rats Vs. Afrika Korps.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save[Note 2]

Video settings[edit]

Video Settings.
Video Settings.

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 and 120+ FPS
The game may suffer from severe audio stuttering on more than 60 FPS. See Audio Stuttering

Input settings[edit]

Input Settings.
Input Settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio Settings.
Audio Settings.

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Audio stuttering[edit]

Unlike its prequel, the game may suffer from very notable audio stuttering on high FPS.
Limit FPS[5]
  1. Limit the maximum FPS (Eg. via Graphics Card Control Panel or by enabling V-Sync).

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
GameSpy services have been shut down;[6] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, 2000, ME, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.6 GB

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows Vista or later.[1][2][3][4] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 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).

References