Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper

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Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper
Dynasty Warriors 4: Hyper cover
Omega Force
Koei Tecmo
Simplified Chinese version Beijing Entertainment All Technology
Russian version Noviy Disk
Release dates
Windows March 30, 2005
Metacritic 65
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Hack and slash
Art styles Realistic
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 Z 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


SafeDisc retail DRM does not work 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[Note 1] is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person hack and slash game developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo, Beijing Entertainment All Technology and Noviy Disk. It is a part of the Dynasty Warriors franchise within the larger Warriors series.

The game was first released on PlayStation 2 in Japan on February 27, 2003 before porting to PC. PC port, which comes with higher resolution, better shading and adjustable graphic options compared to PlayStation 2 version, was first released on March 30, 2005[2] in Japan while Traditional Chinese version and Korean version were released on July 15, 2005[3][4] in Asia and South Korea. English version was released on December 9, 2005 for North America and Europe region, and Simplified Chinese version was released on August 8, 2007[5] in China followed by Russian version which was released on February 12, 2009.


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
KoeiTecmo's MyGamecity ID authentication required (Japanese version)
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 3.20.022 DRM[Note 2] disc check
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7.33.0012 DRM disc check (Simplified Chinese version)
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 5.70 DRM disc check (Russian version)
SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Demo/free trial[edit]

Benchmark Demo[edit]

This benchmark demo is to benchmark whether your computer is capable to run the game normally.
Available in Traditional Chinese and Japanese

Playable Demo[edit]

Available in Traditional Chinese and Japanese

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]

Game data[edit]

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\*.dat


Graphics settings
Graphics settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
It is not possible to directly select a specific resolution without scrolling through the options.
4K Ultra HD
Maximum resolution is 1600x1200.
Field of view (FOV)
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
120 fps only in real time rendered opening and ending, may cause display problem if not cap to 60 fps
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.


Input bindings
Input bindings
External input bindings
External input bindings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse not included
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Recognizes DInput Controllers
Full controller support
Does not recognize XInput Controllers. May work with 3rd party controller programs, but doesn't work with JoyToKey or XInputPlus
Controller remapping
Bindings remapable via in-game options and accompanying configurator
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
For Bow use Only
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio settings
Audio settings

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese


Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Windows Media Video

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.7 GB
Video card (GPU) 640 x 480 with 24-bit color resolution
Nvidia GeForce 3
ATI Radeon 8500
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0 compatible
Other DVD-ROM drive


  1. Commonly known as Shin Sangokumusou 3 Hyper (Japanese: 真・三國無双3 ハイパー) in Asia
  2. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[6] or Windows 11 and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[7]