Hellgate: London

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Hellgate: London
Hellgate: London cover
Flagship Studios
2008 re-release HanbitSoft
Steam T3 Entertainment
Bandai Namco Entertainment
Electronic Arts
2008 re-release and Steam HanbitSoft
Release dates
Windows October 31, 2007
Hellgate: London guide on StrategyWiki
Hellgate: London on Wikipedia

Key points

Multiplayer servers were shutdown February 1, 2009
Steam release is single-player only and incompatible with multiplayer revival mod

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM.
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Version differences[edit]

Steam version is single player only. A full list of differences between the original release and the Steam version can be found here.
Steam version does not include 64-bit executable or DirectX 10

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Hellgate\Settings\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/939520/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\Hellgate\Save\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/939520/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics Settings.
Graphics Settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
On/Off setting with an unspecified level, possibly 4x
Anti-aliasing (AA)
"Disabled, Low, Medium, High, and Very High" options are "None, 2X MSAA, 4X MSAA, 16X CSAA, and 16XQ CSAA" respectively
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Might not work on newer Windows versions.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS


Mouse Settings.
Mouse Settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Sensitivity lower than 1.0 causes issues with very slow mouse movements.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.


Audio Settings.
Audio Settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, music and UI.
Surround sound
Up to 7.1 output.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
User created game profile, see vorpx forum profile introduction.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play
Original servers have been shut down; use London 2038.

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 10 Extreme Shader preset, which includes DoF and Motion Blur, requires DX10 to be enabled.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

These are the retail requirements.
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6200
ATI Radeon 9000 chipset or greater


  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>/939520/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (939520) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.