Might & Magic X - Legacy

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Might & Magic X - Legacy
Might & Magic X - Legacy cover
Developers
Limbic Entertainment
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
Unity 4[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows January 23, 2014
macOS (OS X) April 17, 2014
Reception
Metacritic 71
OpenCritic 69
Taxonomy
Modes Singleplayer
Genres RPG
Themes Fantasy
Series Might and Magic
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Might and Magic Book One: The Secret of the Inner Sanctum 1986
Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World 1988
Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra 1991
Might and Magic: Clouds of Xeen 1992
Might and Magic: Darkside of Xeen 1993
Might and Magic: World of Xeen 1994
Swords of Xeen 1995
Heroes of Might and Magic (series)
Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven 1998
Might and Magic VII: For Blood and Honor 1999
Crusaders of Might and Magic 1999
Arcomage 1999
Might and Magic VIII: Day of the Destroyer 2000
Legends of Might and Magic 2001
Might and Magic IX 2002
Dark Messiah of Might and Magic 2006
Might & Magic X - Legacy 2014
Might & Magic Showdown Cancelled
Might & Magic: Chess Royale 2020

Key points

Game can be modded by editing some files[2] and includes a 'modding kit' for use with Unity (available for free).[3]
Game suffers from numerous bugs which hamper play.[4] Most game breaking bugs have been fixed via patches.
Poorly optimized; constant frame drops and stuttering in outdoor areas and towns.
Developers have abandoned the game and no further patches will be released.[5]

General information

Official forum
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Ubisoft Store
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Digital Deluxe Edition also available, included with Ubisoft+.
Windows
Amazon.com (unavailable)
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Windows
All Windows versions require Ubisoft Connect DRM.

Version differences[edit]

The Digital Deluxe edition includes The Falcon & The Unicorn DLC, The Dream Shard DLC and Might and Magic VI: The Mandate of Heaven along with other non-game bonuses.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
The Dream Shard Digital Deluxe exclusive.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
The Falcon & The Unicorn Windows only.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete or rename movie files[6]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Might and Magic X Legacy_Data\StreamingAssets\Videos\.
  2. Delete or rename DevLogos.bk2.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\MightAndMagicXLegacy\options64.txt
macOS (OS X)
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/238750/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Ubisoft-Connect-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\401\
<Ubisoft-Connect-folder>\savegames\<user-id>\403\
macOS (OS X) $HOME/MightAndMagicXLegacy/
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/238750/pfx/[Note 2]
For Windows: 401 - Uplay version, 403 - Steam version.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Ubisoft Connect

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
See the WSGF entry.
Ultra-widescreen
See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Mostly Hor+, some scenes Vert-.
Windowed
Centers itself between all attached monitors.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use the -popupwindow command line argument.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Various FXAA modes, NFAA, DLAA, SSAA. All are post process.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Ignores frame rate cap option.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Includes cap option which ranges from off to 500.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Two binds per action.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Game settings
Game settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Party Barks, Sound Effects. On/off toggle for Monster Sounds, Ambient Sounds.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Game pauses all engine activity in the background, including loading.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Czech
French
German
Hungarian
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Spanish

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista SP2, 7 SP1, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 2.6 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ 2.7 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
ATI Radeon HD 3870
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

Notes

  1. Unity engine build: 4.2.2f1[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/238750/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (238750) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References