Silent Hunter 2

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Silent Hunter 2
Silent Hunter 2 cover
Developers
Ultimation
Publishers
Ubisoft
Release dates
Windows November 6, 2001
Reception
Metacritic 71
Taxonomy
Series Silent Hunter
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Silent Hunter
Silent Hunter 1996
Silent Hunter 2 2001
Destroyer Command 2002
Silent Hunter III 2005
Silent Hunter 4: Wolves of the Pacific 2007
Silent Hunter 5: Battle of the Atlantic 2010

General information

The game can connect in multiplayer to the game Destroyer Command for PvP fighting of submarines versus destroyers.
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
Ubisoft Store
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Included with Ubisoft+.
Windows

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

Patch 1.1 (FR PL) introduces multiplayer mode.

Game data[edit]

External general settings.
External general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Save\[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Ubisoft Connect
[1]

Video[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects, music, voice audio and movie.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Retail only.
Polish
Retail only.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
6
Online play
6 Use GameRanger to play online.[3]

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Self-hosting
Windows dedicated server software included in the installation folder.
Direct IP

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP 1040-1080, 1140-1190, 2010, 3000-3006
UDP 1040-1080, 1140-1190, 2010, 3000-3006
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements[edit]

Windows[4]
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 95, 98, ME
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium II 266 MHz
System memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 650 MB
Video card (GPU) 3D Video Card
16 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible

Notes

  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).

References