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Fable Anniversary

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This page is for the 2014 remastered version. For the original 2005 version, see Fable: The Lost Chapters.

Fable Anniversary
Fable Anniversary cover
Lionhead Studios
Microsoft Studios
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows September 12, 2014
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres ARPG, Open world
Art styles Realistic
Themes Fantasy
Series Fable
Fable Anniversary on HowLongToBeat
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Fable Anniversary guide on StrategyWiki
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Fable Anniversary on Wikipedia
Fable: The Lost Chapters 2005
Fable III 2011
Fable Anniversary 2014
Fable Fortune 2018
Fable 2025

Fable Anniversary is a remastered version of the 2005 ARPG Fable: The Lost Chapters featuring multiple improvements such as higher resolution textures and a new lighting engine.[2][3]

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Green Man Gaming
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Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.


DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Heroes and Villains Content Pack Contains 11 full outfits, 14 weapons and the Lion's Head Helmet.
Modding DLC A free DLC that enables a moddable version of Fable Anniversary using the UPK Explorer. This will also download the editor so you can create your own mods. Currently you are only able to modify art and animation assets.[4][5]
Scythe Content Pack Combination of several DLC items from the Xbox 360 version.

Essential improvements

Skip intro videos

Use the -nostartupmovies command line argument
Delete/rename video files[6]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\WellingtonGame\Movies\
  2. Delete or rename Lionhead.bik, MSStudio.bik, and UE3_logo.bik.

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\WellingtonGame\Config\[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/288470/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\FableHD\saves\
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/288470/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud


Video Settings/Advanced Options Menu.
Video Settings/Advanced Options Menu.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Use Flawless Widescreen.[Note 3]
Use Flawless Widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See Field of view (FOV).
Can be toggled with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Borderless fullscreen windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Low, Medium, or High.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA is enabled by default. Download this mod or disable Depth of field to disable FXAA. See this guide to enable MSAA via Nvidia Profile Inspector.[7]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Broken due to capping FPS at 62. Force in graphics card control panel.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Disable in-game Vsync, and (optionally) force Vsync in graphics card control panel.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Field of view (FOV)

Change DefaultFOV[8]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open DefaultSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change DefaultFOV=90 to your chosen FOV (e.g. DefaultFOV=120).
Use Flawless Widescreen[8]
  1. Download and run Flawless Widescreen.
  2. Install the Fable Anniversary plugin, and adjust the FOV slider.

Borderless fullscreen windowed

Use GeDoSaTo[citation needed]
  1. Install and open GeDoSaTo.
  2. Click on Edit Settings and create a profile for Fable Anniversary.
  3. Add the line forceBorderlessFullscreen true and save.
  4. Click on User Whitelist and add the line Fable Anniversary and save.
  5. Start the game in fullscreen mode.

Depth of field

Disable depth of field[8]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open DefaultSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change UseDOF=True to UseDOF=False.

Note: This also disables anti-aliasing and changes the color grading.


Keyboard Options Menu
Keyboard Options Menu
Control Options Menu
Control Options Menu
Camera Options Menu
Camera Options Menu

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Only while playing
Mouse acceleration
Negative acceleration forced on. Is actually analogue stick deadzone as game emulates a controller.[8]
Mouse sensitivity
See Mouse sensitivity.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Can be adjusted for both regular camera and aiming camera.
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Two presets are available.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
PlayStation controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Digital movement supported
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Mouse acceleration

Mouse Acceleration Fix[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>/Engine/Config/
  2. Open BaseInput.ini and locate the section entitled [Engine.PlayerInput]
  3. Add the line at the end of the aformentioned section bViewAccelerationEnabled=false
  4. Save the file and launch the game, if it resets then set the file to Read-Only by editing its properties.

Mouse sensitivity

Change mouse sensitivity[8]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open DefaultSystemSettings.ini.
  3. Change CameraSensitivity=1.0 to your chosen sensitivity.


Audio Settings Menu
Audio Settings Menu

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound, and Dialogue
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio
Gameplay Settings Menu: Subtitles are Included
Gameplay Settings Menu: Subtitles are Included


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Traditional Chinese
Brazilian Portuguese
Audio localization ported from original Fable. Download.

VR support

3D modes State Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
Use Helix Mod: Fable Anniversary - 3D Vision Fix.
G3D, DirectVR
Officially supported game, see official vorpx game list.

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 3 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600 GT
ATI Radeon X1800
DirectX 9.0 compatible


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:
  3. Support was possibly added in build 867695.


  1. - last accessed on May 2023
  2. Preview: What's new in Fable Anniversary?, page 2 - GameInformer - last accessed on May 2023
  3. Fable Anniversary FAQ - last accessed on May 2023
  4. SteamDB Unknown App 319120 · AppID: 319120 · Steam Database - last accessed on 9 June 2023
  5. Fable Anniversary - Modding DLC Store Page
  6. Skip the Intro :: Fable Anniversary General Discussions - last accessed on May 2023
  7. Verified by User:AmethystViper on 2021-04-30
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Verified by User:Keith on 2019-10-16