Rayman Raving Rabbids

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Rayman Raving Rabbids
Rayman Raving Rabbids cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montpellier
Ubisoft Sofia
macOS (OS X) TransGaming Inc.[1]
Publishers
Ubisoft
Poland Licomp Empik Multimedia
Russia Buka Entertainment
Engines
Jade
Release dates
Windows December 8, 2006
macOS (OS X) (Cider) December 1, 2008
Rayman Raving Rabbids guide on StrategyWiki
Rayman Raving Rabbids on Wikipedia

Warnings

The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.
Rabbids
Subseries of Rayman
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2006
Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 2008
Rabbids Go Home 2010
Rabbids Big Bang 2013
Rabbids Coding! 2019

Key points

The controller device can't be changed on the fly, only from the main menu.[2]

General information

RayWiki - An active wiki dedicated to the Rayman Franchise
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM Original European versions only.
Windows
Retail
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
Uplay
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Included with Uplay+.
Windows
The Mac OS X version is no longer sold digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete video file[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\video
  2. Delete or rename intro.bik

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\Rayman4
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Rayman4.sav[Note 2]
macOS (OS X)
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/15080/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
See Widescreen resolution.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See Windowed.
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
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Aspect ratio is stretched from 4:3 by default. Widescreen behavior can be changed to Vert-.
Modify ScreenMode[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\Rayman4\{05D2C1BC-A857-4493-9BDA-C7707CACB937}\Basic video
  2. Modify the ScreenMode entry.
  3. Change the value to 0, and set it to Decimal.

Notes

Running SettingsApplication.exe will revert the change.
The loss of vertical FOV affects the playability of some mini-games.

Windowed[edit]

Modify WindowedMode[citation needed]
  1. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\Rayman4\{05D2C1BC-A857-4493-9BDA-C7707CACB937}\Basic video
  2. Modify the WindowedMode entry.
  3. Change the value to 1, and set it to Decimal.

Input settings[edit]

Change movement to WASD[edit]

Default movement controls are set to the arrow keys.
Enable WASD movement[citation needed]
  1. Install AutoHotkey.
  2. Save the following as a new script and run it.
#IfWinActive, RAYMAN: Raving Rabbids

w::up
a::left
s::down
d::right
e::enter

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output. May require DirectSound 3D restoration software.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Dutch
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Hebrew
Polish
Russian
Dutch, German, and Italian languages are not available in earlier US releases.
The Hebrew, Polish, and Russian languages are only included in the retail versions of Rayman Raving Rabbids which were released in their own respective regions.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus, Hot seat
Controller required for each player after the first for simultaneous play; otherwise, all mini-games will be played in alternating fashion.
LAN play
Online play
Asynchronous multiplayer

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
This 32-bit-only macOS game does not work on macOS Catalina (10.15) or later.

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.00 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.00 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10.4.11
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 1024 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.45 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon X1600
Nvidia GeForce 7300GT
Intel GMA X3100

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>/15080/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (15080) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.
  2. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References

  1. Rayman’s Raving Rabbids game comes to Mac - Macworld - last accessed on 2017-12-31
  2. Verified by User:Mars icecream on {{{date}}}