Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection

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Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection
Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection cover
Developers
Samurai Shodown I-IV SNK Corporation
Samurai Shodown V games Yuki Enterprise
Digital Eclipse Software
Publishers
SNK Corporation
Engines
Eclipse Engine
Release dates
Windows June 11, 2020
Taxonomy
Series Samurai Shodown
Samurai Shodown NeoGeo Collection guide on StrategyWiki

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

Key points

This collection contains six games of the series released on the Neo Geo MVS arcade system, plus the previously unreleased Samurai Shodown V Perfect.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Epic Games Store
DRM-free after installation through Epic Games Launcher (see notes)
DRM-free when launched directly from executable.
Windows
Steam
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Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Samurai Shodown NEOGEO Collection\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/999660/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\Samurai Shodown NEOGEO Collection\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/999660/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Epic Games Store
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Game settings.
Game settings.
Additional game settings: Pause menu.
Additional game settings: Pause menu.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Anamorphic 4:3. Wide screen option stretches to 16:9.[1]
Multiple background images are available to fill the unused screen width up to 22:9.[2]
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
A selection of 16:9 resolutions. Can also be toggled with Alt+ Enter.[3]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Input settings can be configured for each game.[5]

Audio[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Available for all games by switching region before playing.
Japanese
Available for all games by switching region before playing.
French
Italian
Spanish
Traditional Chinese
Languages apply to UI. Subtitles appear for the interviews in the Museum except Japanese.[6]

Network[edit]

Online settings.
Online settings.

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Versus
LAN play
Online play
2 Versus
Cross-play between Epic Games Store and Steam versions.[7]
Online settings can be configured for each game.[8]

Issues fixed[edit]

Crash at launch[edit]

Crashes may be related to audio hardware configuration.
Instructions[9]
  1. Click on Windows button and select the settings icon.
  2. In Find a setting, search for variables and select Edit the system environment variables
  3. On Environment Variables, go to the System variables and click on New...
  4. In Variable name, type SDL_AUDIODRIVER.
  5. In Variable value, type directsound or winmm.
  6. Click on OK and then OK again and close System properties.
  7. Restart the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio SDL2 v2.0.10[10]
Input SDL2 v2.0.10
Multiplayer Epic Online Services Epic Games account linked to Steam account required for cross-play.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel i5 @ 2.5GHz
AMD equivalent
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 GB
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon RX 560 2GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 950
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>/999660/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (999660) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-06-12
    Screenshots taken at 2560x1080, box aspect ratio measured.
  2. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-06-12
    Screenshots taken at a custom 5760x1080 resolution on a single monitor. In the Full screen mode, the border images would not get wider than 2612 pixels.
  3. Verified by User:AmethystViper on 2020-06-13
  4. Verified by User:Rose on 2020-06-12
    Moving the mouse, clicking, or scrolling the wheel had on effect at any of the accessed menu screens or at the gameplay.
  5. Verified by User:Neurochild on 2020-06-13
    This also applies to each game's options.
  6. Verified by User:Neurochild on 2020-06-13
  7. Digital Eclipse on Twitter - last accessed on 2020-06-18
  8. Verified by User:Neurochild on 2020-06-13
  9. Hoping to grow the community... - last accessed on 2020-06-11
  10. Verified by User:Neurochild on 2020-06-15