Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper

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Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper
Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper cover
Developers
Omega Force
Publishers
Koei Tecmo
Release dates
Windows March 30, 2005
Reception
Metacritic 65
IGDB 67
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Hack and slash
Themes China
Series Dynasty Warriors, Warriors
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Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper on Wikipedia
Subseries of Warriors
Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper 2005
Dynasty Warriors 5 Special 2006
Dynasty Warriors Online 2006
Dynasty Warriors 6 2008
Dynasty Warriors 7 with Xtreme Legends 2012
Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends 2014
Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires 2015
Dynasty Warriors 9 2018
Dynasty Warriors 7: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition 2018
Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires 2021

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
The Japanese version is no longer playable after the shutdown of the online verification server on March 30, 2018.[1]

Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person hack and slash game in the Dynasty Warriors and Warriors series.

First released as Shin Sangokumusou 3 Hyper (Japanese: 真・三國無双3 ハイパー, Traditional Chinese: 真‧三國無雙3 Hyper) in Asia.

On March 30, 2018, the online authentication server for the Japanese version was shut down, rendering that version of the game unplayable. For non-Japanese version, the game is non-playable due to SafeDisc DRM no longer works unless patching which might cause the system to be exposed to known security vulnerabilities.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
KoeiTecmo's MyGamecity ID authentication required (only for Japanese version)
Windows
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 3.20.022 DRM[Note 1] disc check (non-Japanese version)
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

General options menu
General options menu

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KOEI\<Localized Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper>\*.*

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KOEI\<Localized Dynasty Warriors 4 Hyper>\Savedata\*.*

Video settings[edit]

External video options menu
External video options menu
In-game video options menu
In-game video options menu

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
It is not possible to directly select a specific resolution without scrolling through the options. To make matters worse, resolution switches happen immediately upon changing the selection.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Maximum resolution is 1600x1200.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Known as Texture Filter in-game, up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 8x MSAA, can only be enabled in full-screen mode.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Input[edit]

External input options menu
External input options menu
In-game input options menu
In-game input options menu

Audio[edit]

Audio options menu
Audio options menu

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Traditional Chinese
Italian
Japanese
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
Split-screen
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.7 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 8500
Nvidia GeForce 3
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[2] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[3]

References