Daytona USA

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Daytona USA
Daytona USA cover
Developers
Sega AM2
Publishers
Sega
Release dates
Windows August 1996
Daytona USA guide on StrategyWiki
Daytona USA on Wikipedia
Daytona
Daytona USA 1996
Daytona USA: Deluxe 1997

Key points

Improved over Saturn version.
Graphical glitches are present on newer systems.
Requires CD to have music.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Fixing graphical glitches on modern systems[edit]

Using DxWnd (Windows 7)[citation needed]
  1. Download DxWnd.
  2. On DXWND, click Edit, then Add and click on ...
  3. Find DAYTONA.EXE file, check Optimize CPU load, Correct mouse position and Do not notify on task switch.
  4. Go to the DirectX tab and check Primary Buffer in Emulation
  5. Click OK then you can double click Daytona on dxwnd list to open the game.

Notes

Fixes the graphical bugs.
You can check Run in Window to run the game in windowed mode.
Forces 16bit color mode on Windows due that its required to play the game.
Using DxWrapper (Windows 10)[citation needed]
  1. Download the lastest release of DxWrapper.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>, and extract dxwrapper.dll, dxwrapper.ini and ddraw.dll (the last one is inside "Stub" folder) there.
  3. Run the game.

Notes

Fixes the graphical bugs.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %WINDIR%\DAYTONA.INI[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\DAYTONAU.INI

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Use DxWnd or dgVoodoo 2.
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
20 fps cap

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
stereo, monaural (both result in 3.0 in win10)
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 90 MHz or faster
System memory (RAM) 8 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 25 MB

Notes

  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).

References