Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition

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Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition
Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition cover
Developers
Original games Midway Games
Original games Atari Games
Digital Eclipse Software
Publishers
Midway Games
Release dates
Windows February 17, 2006
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Bird's-eye view, First-person, Scrolling, Side view, Third-person, Top-down view
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Arcade, Fighting, Driving, Hack and slash, Racing, Shooter, TPS, Vehicle combat
Sports American football, Basketball, Water sports
Vehicles Automobile, Naval/watercraft, Off-roading, Street racing, Track racing
Art styles Cartoon, Digitized, Realistic
Themes Contemporary, Comedy, Fantasy, Medieval, North America, Post-apocalyptic, Sci-fi
Series Midway Arcade Treasures
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Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition on Wikipedia
Midway Arcade Treasures
Midway Arcade Treasures 2004
Midway Arcade Treasures Deluxe Edition 2006

Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).

Key points

Compilation of Midway Arcade Treasures 2 and Midway Arcade Treasures 3 for PC, with some new games added.
No graphics settings whatsoever.
The version of San Francisco Rush 2049 included in this collection has numerous physics and gameplay issues compared to the 1998 version, along with a radically altered soundtrack.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Original 4 CD version. StarForce 3.6.10.07 DRM[Note 1].
Windows
Retail
DRM-free
DVD re-release.
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on modern versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The official patches update the game to the latest version. The DVD version is already pre-patched.

Skip intro and transition effects videos (Midway Arcade Treasures 2)[edit]

Move, rename, or delete intro and transition effects videos[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\videos, then move, rename, or delete the trans folder.
  2. Go to <path-to-game>\videos\other, then rename, or delete the following video files: desilogo.wmv, mid_logo.wmv, z_mk2.wmv, z_mk3.wmv, z_narc.wmv, z_prage.wmv, z_tcarn.wmv.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config\*.cfg[Note 2]
<path-to-game>\config\settings.dat
Configuration files are encrypted.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config\scores.dat[Note 2]
<path-to-game>\HydroData\hydro.sav

Video[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Locked at 640x480.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Hydro Thunder and San Francisco Rush 2049 feature a Camera View button to change between different camera perspectives.
Windowed
Only Hydro Thunder, Offroad Thunder, and San Francisco Rush 2049 from Midway Arcade Treasures 3 run in Windowed mode.[3]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Games are capped at 60 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Game select menus in Midway Arcade Treasures 2 require keyboard or mouse.[3]
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Game controls are references by their original arcade input notations.
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Recognized as a generic DirectInput controller. DualShock 4 controllers may have problems with certain games.[3]
DualShock button prompts
Light bar support
Connection modes V2, Wired, Bluetooth
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
Control configuration menus references controller inputs with generic notations. In-game controls are referenced by their original arcade inputs.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, SFX. Hydro Thunder and San Francisco Rush 2049 only.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op, Versus
Modes and number of players vary by game.

Issues unresolved[edit]

Primal Rage: Miscolored blood effects[edit]

The blood effects in Primal Rage often appears yellow instead of red when an opponent bleeds.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio WMA WMA audio files used in Midway Arcade Treasures 2.
Cutscenes Bink, WMV Bink video files used in Midway Arcade Treasures 3, WMV video files used in Midway Arcade Treasures 2.[3]

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.4 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1, Windows 10, or Windows 11.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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).

References