Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness

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Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness
Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness cover
Developers
Virtuos
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows May 2, 2013
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Multiple select
Genres TBS
Themes Fantasy
Series Heroes of Might and Magic
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Subseries of Might and Magic
Heroes of Might and Magic: A Strategic Quest 1995
Heroes of Might and Magic II: The Succession Wars 1996
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of Erathia 1999
Heroes Chronicles 2000
Heroes of Might and Magic IV 2002
Heroes of Might and Magic V 2006
Heroes of Might and Magic V: Tribes of the East 2007
Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes 2011
Might & Magic Heroes VI 2011
Might & Magic Heroes VI: Shades of Darkness 2013
Heroes of Might and Magic III - HD Edition 2015
Might & Magic Heroes Online 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII 2015
Might & Magic Heroes VII: Trial by Fire 2016

General information

Standalone expansion to Might & Magic Heroes VI; does not require the original game to play.
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
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Complete Edition.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
Ubisoft Store
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Included with Ubisoft+.
Windows
GamersGate (unavailable)
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Windows
All versions require Ubisoft Connect DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/229790/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/229790/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Ubisoft Connect

Video[edit]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Czech
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Korean
Polish
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon X2 5000+ 2.6 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP)
1.5 GB (Vista, 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 11 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
ATI Radeon HD 2600
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0 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>/229790/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (229790) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References