Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition

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Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition cover
WayForward Technologies
Release dates
Windows June 25, 2015
Series Wayforwards Mighty series
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition guide on StrategyWiki
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition on Wikipedia
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A remastered version of Mighty Switch Force!, which was previously exclusive to Nintendo platforms prior to its inclusion with Hyper Drive Edition in Mighty Switch Force! Collection.

General information

Official site
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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All versions require Steam DRM.
Soundtrack is available for free at composer's Bandcamp, you can also pay what you want.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\options.txt[Note 1]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/366970/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\366970\remote\save
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/366970/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Introduces massive input lag on 60Hz monitors. See Input lag.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.


Keyboard rebinding.
Keyboard rebinding.
Button prompts are always shown as 360 buttons.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse not used outside of menus.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
XInput only.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Only shown in options menu. Additionally shoulder buttons can be used for switch action.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Generic/other controllers
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and sound.
Surround sound
Very small amount of audio.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Pauses on focus lost and pause menu doesn't have any audio.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

Input lag[edit]

Game's own vsync introduces massive input lag with 60 Hz monitors.[1]
Disable vsync from GPU control panel[citation needed]


Screen tearing may become a problem with this solution.
Force vsync externally[citation needed]
  1. Force vsync from GPU control panel.
  2. Put pre-rendered frames value lowest possible.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Shader Model support 3.0
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.4 GHz with Hyper Threading
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1 GB
Video card (GPU) Intel HD Graphics
DirectX 11 compatible


  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).
  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>/366970/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (366970) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.