Peter Jackson's King Kong

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Peter Jackson's King Kong
Peter Jackson's King Kong cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montpellier
Publishers
Ubisoft
Poland Cenega
Russia Buka Entertainment
Engines
Jade
Release dates
Windows November 17, 2005
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Warnings

StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see Availability for affected versions).
King Kong
King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu 1986
Peter Jackson's King Kong 2005
Peter Jackson's King Kong Gamer's Edition 2005

Key points

Also known as Signature Edition.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
StarForce 3.6.10.06 DRM[Note 1]
Windows
StarForce DRM for this game does not work on some versions of Windows (see above for affected versions).

Version differences[edit]

The Gamer's Edition is an enhanced PC port featuring all the visual features from the Xbox 360 version. It was released DRM free, so it can still be played on modern versions of Windows.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename files[3]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\video\.
  2. Delete or rename mov1.BIK, mov2.BIK, mov3.BIK and mov4.BIK.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\KingKong\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\KingKong.sav[Note 2]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Game supports 16:9 resolutions (16:9 aspect ratio must be selected in in-game options menu to prevent stretching), but the FOV is Vert- and additionally the image is letterboxed.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Vert-.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
EAX 3.

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Danish
Dutch
Finnish
French
German
Italian
Norwegian
Polish
Polish retail version only.
Russian
Russian retail version only.
Spanish
Swedish

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1, 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows[4]
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
Intel Pentium III
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8.1 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 8.1 compatible

Notes

  1. This version of StarForce DRM does not work on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.[1][2] For supported versions of Windows the StarForce driver may need to be updated manually using SFUPDATE.
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References