Divine Divinity

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Divine Divinity
Divine Divinity cover
Developers
Larian Studios
Release dates
Windows September 22, 2002
macOS (OS X) November 15, 2013[1]
Divine Divinity on Wikipedia
Divinity
Divine Divinity 2002
Beyond Divinity 2004
Divinity II: Developer's Cut 2012
Divinity: Dragon Commander 2013
Divinity: Original Sin 2014
Divinity: Original Sin - Enhanced Edition 2015
Divinity: Original Sin II 2017
Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition 2018
Divinity: Fallen Heroes TBA

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
Steam
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Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch V1.34 updates the game to the latest version. The DVD release is already patched.[2]

Unofficial patches[edit]

The Performance Patch fixes slow, jerky performance in Direct3D mode on Windows 8 and 10. It doesn't alter the game, only the compatibility settings.
The Font Enlargement Patch fixes the tiny font size. It's most useful on high resolution monitors.

Game data[edit]

Game settings.
Game settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/214170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savegames[Note 2]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/214170/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Configuration tool settings.
Configuration tool settings.
Video performance settings.
Video performance settings.
Video visual settings.
Video visual settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use software rendering instead of Direct3D for resolutions greater than 1920x1200.[3]
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Choose software rendering from the configuration tool. Direct3D will cause the game to crash.[3]
4K Ultra HD
No scaling.
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)
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
For Windows 8 and later use the Software renderer to avoid frame rate issues.

Input settings[edit]

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

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Russian
Spanish
Fan translation, download.

Issues fixed[edit]

Game fails to launch[edit]

Use software rendering instead of Direct3D[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>.
  2. Run configtool.exe.
  3. Under New rendering system, select Software.
  4. Optionally, click Test to ensure the configuration is functional.
  5. Click Apply & Close.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D
Software renderer
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 450 MHz
System memory (RAM) 128 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 8.1 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>/214170/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (214170) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References