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Asobo Studio
Russia Noviy Disk
Release dates
Windows July 5, 2009
Fuel on Wikipedia


For Games for Windows - LIVE on Windows 8 or later, install the latest Games for Windows - LIVE software.

Key points

Requires Virtual Memory to be enabled, regardless of how much RAM the game has access to.[citation needed]

General information

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Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7.40 DRM, unlimited activations.[citation needed]
All versions require Games for Windows - LIVE DRM.[Note 1]
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]


Unofficial Patch #5 can be downloaded from Mod DB. This features a number of fixes and is highly recommended. To install the patch, download it and extract it into the FUEL installation folder, then follow the instructions provided in that page (select "Read more...").

Players using the Steam version and using either Patch #5 or #4 may have the error about "Disc not found". They can use Patch #3 instead.


The FUEL: REFUELED 2013.1 [R2] mod adds a selection of improvements to the game, including improved AI, UI, graphics options and more.

To install the mod, download it from Mod DB, extract it into the FUEL installation folder and then follow the instructions provided in that page (select "Read more...").

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/12800/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FUEL\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/12800/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Display settings.
Display settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Use the -W command line argument. To launch game from Steam, follow this guide.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Launch the game in windowed mode and use Borderless Gaming.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Broken on modern systems, but it can be forced using the video card's control panel.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Broken on modern systems, but it can be forced using the video card's control panel.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
It can be forced using D3DOverrider.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

Change FOV[1]
  1. Install FUEL: REFUELED.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\FUEL_PATCH\Vehicles\
  3. Open VehicleParam.java with a text editor.
  4. The parameters to edit are as follows:
    • VehiclePP 512, 513 and 514 control the camera FOV for the widest/most zoomed out view. 512 is the closest value when the vehicle is stationary, and the other values control the FOV as the vehicle accelerates.
    • VehiclePP 545, 546, 547 works in the same way but is the closest view.
    • VehiclePP 413, 414 and 415 is the internal view.
    • Camera pitch/height is controlled by 542 and 544. If one of them is increased, the other has to be as well to flatten it out.
    • Distance is controlled by 539. The values near this range alter various similar stuff too, they are replicated for each camera. So 542 would be closest view, and would be 410 (for internal view) etc.

Input settings[edit]

Mouse settings.
Mouse settings.
Keyboard settings.
Keyboard settings.

Audio settings[edit]

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.
Note: Game is on official list but 3D is not confirmed yet.


Online features require a Microsoft account (optional for offline play).

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 3074
UDP 3074
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]


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

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium D 830 3.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800
ATI Radeon X1800
256 MB of VRAM


  1. Games for Windows - LIVE DRM features: Legacy activation, supports local profiles.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/12800/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (12800) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.