Driv3r

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Driv3r
Driv3r cover
Developers
Reflections Interactive
Publishers
Atari
Release dates
Windows March 15, 2005
Driv3r guide on StrategyWiki
Driv3r on Wikipedia
Driver
Driver 1999
Driv3r 2005
Driver: Parallel Lines 2007
Driver: San Francisco 2011

General information

Driver Madness Modding Community

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 5 or 7 DRM disc check.
Some Polish releases have no DRM.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Update 2[edit]

The patches are available for the Hungarian, European and American retail versions of the game.
The second update cannot be installed if Update 1 was already present. The game has to be otherwise reinstalled in order for the second patch to be applied correctly.

Enhanced Keyboard Controls[edit]

The controls are stored in the main save game files. Do not overwrite existing save games with this file or any progress will be lost.
Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Download the following archive.
  2. Extract the Saves folder in the configuration file location.
  3. Open the Saves folder and rename D3P_YourName to the desired name.

Notes

Change the bold text beginning with Your with the desired name.

Greater draw distance[edit]

Use Driv3r Widescreen Fix[citation needed]
Draw distance multiplier can be set in Driv3r.WidescreenFix.ini.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves\D3P_<user-id>\ProfileData[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Saves\D3P_<user-id>\ProfileData[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Display settings
Display settings
Advanced video settings
Advanced video settings

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Driv3r has native widescreen support up to 2048x1536 with 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio only.
Use Driv3r Widescreen Fix[citation needed]
FOV multiplier can be set in Driv3r.WidescreenFix.ini.

Input settings[edit]

Controls settings
Controls settings
Controller settings
Controller settings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Sound Card settings
Sound Card settings
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects and Music
Surround sound
EAX only, use ALchemy or IndirectSound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Only available in Polish retail copy.
Russian
Only available in Russian retail copy
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created game profile, see resolution tweaks in the vorpx forum profile introduction.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5.5 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 8500
Nvidia GeForce 3
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References