Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires

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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires
Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires cover
Developers
Omega Force
Publishers
Koei Tecmo
Release dates
Windows February 26, 2015
Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires on MobyGames
Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires on Wikipedia
Dynasty Warriors
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

Key points

Released as Shin Sangokumusou 7 Empires (Japanese: 真・三國無双7 Empires, Traditional Chinese: 真‧三國無雙7 Empires) in East Asia.
This is a port of the PlayStation 3 version.
Unlocks the counterpart DLC of Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends, vice versa and retroactively, if it exists, for purchased DLC.

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

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

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
BGM Pack
Windows
Castle Pack Free.
Windows
Castle and Scenario Pack
Windows
DW7 Original Costume Pack 1
Windows
DW7 Original Costume Pack 2
Windows
DW7 Original Costume Pack 3
Windows
Edit Parts - Equipment Kimono
Windows
Edit Parts - Equipment Pack 1
Windows
Edit Parts - Equipment Pack 2
Windows
Edit Parts - Face, Hair & Accessary Pack
Windows
Edit Voice Pack 1
Windows
Edit Voice Pack 2
Windows
Old Costume Pack 1
Windows
Old Costume Pack 2
Windows
Old Costume Pack 3
Windows
Old Costume Pack 4
Windows
Original Costume Pack
Windows
Scenario, BGM and Edit Parts Pack
Windows
Special Costume Pack 1
Windows
Special Costume Pack 2
Windows
Wallpaper Pack
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/322520/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\KoeiTecmo\Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires\Savedata
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/322520/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Set AA with Nvidia Profile Inspector[citation needed]
  1. Download and run Nvidia Profile Inspector.
  2. Add a profile for the game.
  3. Set Antialiasing compatibility to 0x004412C1 (same as Dynasty Warriors 8 XL)
  4. Set the anti-aliasing quality and sampling in the Antialiasing section.
  5. Click Apply to save your changes.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, sound effects and voices.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Japanese
Traditional Chinese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows[1]
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0c compatible
Requires a resolution of at least 640x480.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/322520/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (322520) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References