Dynasty Warriors 6

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Dynasty Warriors 6
Dynasty Warriors 6 cover
Omega Force
Koei Tecmo
Noviy Disk
Release dates
Windows July 11, 2008
Metacritic TBD
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Hack and slash
Themes China
Series Dynasty Warriors, Warriors
Dynasty Warriors 6 on HowLongToBeat
Dynasty Warriors 6 on IGDB
Dynasty Warriors 6 guide on StrategyWiki
Dynasty Warriors 6 on MobyGames
Dynasty Warriors 6 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


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

General information

Traditional Chinese Official Website
Japanese Official Website

Dynasty Warriors 6 is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person hack and slash game in the Dynasty Warriors and Warriors series.

It was the first Warriors game to be released on PlayStation 3 in Japan as Shin Sangokumusou 5 (Japanese: 真・三國無双5) on November 11, 2007.

PC version was release first in Japan on July 11, 2008,[1] followed by Europe region on October 2008, South Korea as Jin Samgug Mussang 5 (Korean: 진・삼국무쌍5) on November 20, 2008, North America on November 24, 2008, and Taiwan region as Zhen San Guo Wu Shuang 5 (Traditional Chinese: 真‧三國無雙5) on July 2, 2009.[2]

The game is non-playable due to SafeDisc DRM no longer works unless with patching which might cause the system to be exposed to known security vulnerabilities.


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc 4.81 DRM[Note 1] disc check
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).


A demo is available here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KOEI\<Localized Dynasty Warriors 6>\inputmap*.dat
General settings are stored in save data while keyboard input settings are stored in the above path.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KOEI\<Localized Dynasty Warriors 6>\Savedata\save.dat


Video options menu
Video options menu
Advance video options menu
Advance 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.
4K Ultra HD
Maximum resolution is 1920x1200.
Field of view (FOV)
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 options menu
Input options menu

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
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 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 options menu
Audio options menu

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Traditional Chinese
Official localization by «Новый диск» (ND).


Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]


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


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

System requirements[edit]

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) 640 x 480 with 16-bit color resolution
Nvidia GeForce 7600
ATI Radeon X1650
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible
Other DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Format 9 compatible environment


  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[3] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[4]