Samurai Shodown (2020)

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This page is for the 2020 reboot. For the PC port of the 1993 Neo Geo game, see Samurai Shodown.

Samurai Shodown
Samurai Shodown cover
Developers
SNK Corporation
Engines
Unreal Engine 4
Release dates
Windows June 11, 2020
Reception
Metacritic 76
OpenCritic 79
IGDB 81
Taxonomy
Monetization DLC
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Controls Direct control
Perspectives Side view
Genres Fighting
Art styles Anime, Stylized
Themes Japan
Series Samurai Shodown
Samurai Shodown (2020) on HowLongToBeat
Samurai Shodown (2020) on IGDB
Samurai Shodown (2020) guide on StrategyWiki
Samurai Shodown (2020) on MobyGames
Samurai Shodown (2020) on Wikipedia
Samurai Shodown
Samurai Shodown II 1996
Samurai Shodown II (2015) 2015
Samurai Shodown V Special 2015
Samurai Shodown 2018
Samurai Shodown III 2018
Samurai Shodown IV 2018
Samurai Shodown V 2019
Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection 2020
Samurai Shodown (2020) 2020

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
Epic Games Launcher
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Steam Edition contains the base game and Season Pass 1.
The Deluxe Pack contains the base game and Season Pass 1 and 2.
The Kiwami Pack contains the base game and Season Pass 1, 2 and 3.

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Season Pass 1 Includes 4 DLC characters: Rimururu, Basara, Kazuki Kazama and Wan-Fu.
Windows
Season Pass 2 Includes 4 DLC characters: Mina Majikina, Sogetsu Kazama, Iroha and For Honor's Warden.
Windows
Season Pass 3 Includes 4 DLC characters: Cham Cham, Hibiki Takane, Shiro Tokisada Amakusa and one more unannounced character.
Windows
DLC Character: Rimururu Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Basara Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Kazuki Kazama Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Wan-Fu Included in Season Pass 1.
Windows
DLC Character: Mina Majikina Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows
DLC Character: Sogetsu Kazama Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows
DLC Character: Iroha Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows
DLC Character: Warden Included in Season Pass 2.
Windows
DLC Character: Cham Cham Included in Season Pass 3.
Windows
DLC Character: Hibiki Takane Included in Season Pass 3.
Windows
DLC Character: Shiro Tokisada Amakusa Included in Season Pass 3.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\SamuraiShodown\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1342260/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\SamuraiShodown\Saved\SaveGames
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1342260/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Launcher
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Display settings
Display settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Pillarboxed by default, see Ultra-widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
Officially supported as of patch 1.90[1]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA by default, On and off only.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
No option in-game. See Vertical sync.
60 FPS
Game is locked to 60 FPS.
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)
Automatically enabled when Windows HDR is on and game is in full screen (not borderless window).[citation needed]

Ultra-widescreen[edit]

By default, the game is pillarboxed on 21:9 monitors.
Hex values change for 21:9 support
  1. Download HxD hex a editor from here.
  2. Open HxD hex editor and click on File then Open.
  3. Choose SamuraiShodown-Win64-Shipping.exe found in Epic Games\SamuraiShodown\SamuraiShodown\Binaries\Win64.
  4. Click on Search, then Find and choose the Hex-values tab.
  5. In the Seach for: box, type 39 8E E3 3F and replace every value you find with 26 B4 17 40 for 2560x1080 or 8E E3 18 40 for 3440x1440.
  6. Save and exit.
Menus and FMVs will stay pillarboxed.

Vertical sync[edit]

Borderless fullscreen always uses the system's Vsync while exclusive fullscreen has none. The method will enforce it for all display modes.
Enable Vsync[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open GameUserSettings.ini.
  3. Change bUseVSync to True.
  4. Save the changes and run the game.

Input[edit]

System settings
System settings

Audio[edit]

Sound settings
Sound settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Stage background, SFX, Character speech, System audio.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish
Korean
Japanese
Brazilian Portuguese
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
10 Versus, Co-op

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Self-hosting

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics PhysX
Audio Wwise
Multiplayer Epic Online Services

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 770
AMD Radeon R9 280
2 GB (Nvidia), 3 GB (AMD) of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.

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>/1342260/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1342260) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Yasuyuki Oda on Twitter - last accessed on 2020-06-24
  2. How To Play Samurai Shodown PC With 4K Graphics and Vsync - last accessed on 2020-06-14
  3. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-11
    Tested the game with Microsoft's Xbox One controller connected through a USB cable
  4. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-11
    Tested the game with Sony's PlayStation DualShock 4 V2 controller connected through a USB cable
  5. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-11
    Tested the game by hot-plugging 2 different controllers