Dynasty Warriors 6

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Dynasty Warriors 6
Dynasty Warriors 6 cover
Developers
Omega Force
Publishers
Koei Tecmo
Release dates
Windows July 11, 2008
Dynasty Warriors 6 guide on StrategyWiki
Dynasty Warriors 6 on MobyGames
Dynasty Warriors 6 on Wikipedia

Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
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

General information

Released as Shin Sangokumusou 5 (Japanese: 真・三國無双5, Traditional Chinese: 真‧三國無雙5) in East Asia.
Traditional Chinese Official Website
Japanese Official Website

Key points

Supports two-players locally. No online mode.
No mouse support for menus or character control.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1] disc check
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Demos[edit]

A demo is available here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KOEI\<Localized Dynasty Warriors 6>\
Configuration settings are part of save files, which prevents manual editing.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KOEI\<Localized Dynasty Warriors 6>\

Video[edit]

Graphics Options
Graphics Options
Advanced Options
Advanced Options

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 1920x1200.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Can only be enabled in full-screen mode.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Input[edit]

Keybindings
Keybindings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Two local players are supported, with dual keyboard and controller bindings for each.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
XInput controllers are supported and allow for analog character/camera controls.
Full controller support
In menus, button for Musou attacks confirms (B on an Xbox controller) and button for Jump cancels (A button).
Controller remapping
Default bindings are incorrect for an Xbox-style controller and cause menu lock unless manually remapped (pause/cancel loop).
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Camera control axis inversion available for both x- and y- axes.
Additional information
Button prompts Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio Options
Audio Options

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
Japanese
Russian
Official localization by «Новый диск» (ND).

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) 3D Accelerator with Hardware T&L and Pixel Shading
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c+ compatible
Sound (audio device) 16-bit stereo with 44KHz playback
Controller Keyboard

Notes

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

References