Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour

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For the original DOS version, see Duke Nukem 3D.

Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour
Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour cover
Nerve Software
Gearbox Software
Gearbox Software
Release dates
Windows October 11, 2016
Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour guide on StrategyWiki
Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour on MobyGames
Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour on Wikipedia
Duke Nukem
Duke Nukem 1991
Duke Nukem II 1993
Duke Nukem 3D 1996
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project 2002
Duke Nukem Forever 2011
Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition 2013
Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour 2016

Key points

Features a new episode with levels designed by former 3D Realms members.
Includes the original and re-recorded "Duke Talk" by the voice of Duke Nukem, John St. John.
Doesn't include Duke Caribbean, Duke it Out of D.C. and Nuclear Winter expansion packs.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro video[edit]

Delete/rename video file[1]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\videos\
  2. Delete or rename Gearbox_logo.bk2

Improved mouse controls/Disable framerate cap[edit]

Disable Vsync[2]

Turn off Vertical Sync for World Tour in your GPU control panel.

Game data[edit]

Game settings.
Game settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\DUKE3D.CFG[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/434050/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Gearbox\DukeNukem\savedata*.dat
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/434050/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Widescreen is Hor+.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
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
Running the game with integrated graphics may lock the frame rate to 30 FPS regardless of iGPU power.[citation needed]
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Mouse settings
Mouse settings
Keyboard bindings
Keyboard bindings
Controller settings
Controller settings
Controller bindings
Controller bindings

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects and Music
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation and full dubbing by TSF, download.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
8 Versus, Co-op

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video 2.5n/1.100n


Health Pack Restoration[edit]

Health packs were censored to have pills on them instead of crosses. This mod changes them back to the crosses.
To install, extract the .ART files to World Tour's main folder.

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium Dual Core E2220 2.4 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.2 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT
ATI Radeon HD 4670
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible


  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>/434050/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (434050) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.