Metal Slug X

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Metal Slug X
Metal Slug X cover
Developers
SNK Corporation
Windows DotEmu
Publishers
SNK Corporation
Engines
Wrapper Cocos2d
Release dates
Windows October 2, 2014
macOS (OS X) December 8, 2015
Linux December 8, 2015
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Side view, Scrolling
Controls Direct control
Genres Arcade, Shooter
Vehicles Flight, Robot, Tank
Art styles Cartoon, Pixel art
Themes Sci-fi, Supernatural
Series Metal Slug
Metal Slug X on HowLongToBeat
Metal Slug X on IGDB
Metal Slug X guide on StrategyWiki
Metal Slug X on MobyGames
Metal Slug X on Wikipedia
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General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for all SNK games
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet logo.svg
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
macOS and Linux versions are provided as unsupported bonus content
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
NeoGeo Classics Pack 4, 5 games bundle.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
NeoGeo Classic Complete Collection, 23 games bundle.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\mslugx\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/SNK/mslugx/OPTIONS
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/312610/pfx/[Note 1]
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\mslugx\
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/SNK/mslugx/
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/312610/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Selecting an aspect ratio of 16:9 under "Video options" will stretch the image from 4:3 to 16:9. Selecting 4:3 will pillarbox the game.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
A scaling filter can be enabled to reduce jaggedness.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS. Gameplay is capped at 30 FPS.[1][2]
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
The mouse is not used in-game.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
The left stick and the D-Pad are bound to movements and cannot be remapped.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

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

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Interface SDL

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics
DirectX 9.0c compatible

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>/312610/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (312610) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Post 30fps locked games here :: The Framerate Police, Post #522 - last accessed on January 2, 2016
  2. Metal Slug games run at ~30fps - YouTube - last accessed on January 2, 2016