Sniper: Ghost Warrior

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Sniper: Ghost Warrior
Sniper: Ghost Warrior cover
Developers
City Interactive
Engines
Chrome Engine 4
Release dates
Windows June 29, 2010
Sniper: Ghost Warrior guide on StrategyWiki
Sniper: Ghost Warrior on Wikipedia
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General information

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)
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SecuROM DRM or Steam, depending on region.
Windows
GamersGate
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Windows
Gamesplanet
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Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
Single-player only. Includes Second Strike DLC.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
itch.io
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Windows
Steam
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Gold Edition
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Gold Edition is a complete edition containing the base game and all DLC.

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Map Pack
Windows
Second Strike
Windows

Patches[edit]

  • 1.1 (july 2010): Improve AI and stealth[1]
  • 1.2 (july 2010)
  • 1.3 (for Japan only ?)

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Sniper - Ghost Warrior\out\Settings\[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Game\out\Settings\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/34830/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Sniper - Ghost Warrior\out\save\[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Game\out\profiles\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/34830/pfx/[Note 2]
Each player profile has slots for 7 manual saves, 4 quicksaves, and 1 autosave.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

General settings.
General settings.
Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Only borderless available. See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
FXAA. Option is not separate but is enabled with Post-Processing. Changing the config file doesn't make a difference.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See Vertical sync (Vsync).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Very high frame-rates have some effect on bullet physics; some hits may not register properly at very long range or when using automatic weapons. See Run the game at screen refresh rate.

Windowed[edit]

Running a game in Window Mode[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Video.scr using a text editor.
  3. Find a line Fullscreen(), which should be near the end of document and remove it (however, do not remove a similar line !Fullscreen() at the beginning of the file)
  4. Save changes and run a game.

Vertical sync (Vsync)[edit]

Enabling Vsync[citation needed]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Video.scr using a text editor.
  3. Add a line line VSync() at the end of a document.
  4. Save changes and run a game.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

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

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
vorpX
G3D
User created profile, see here.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
12
Online play
12

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
Peer-to-peer
Dedicated
Windows server software under Tools in Steam client.
Self-hosting
Direct IP

Issues fixed[edit]

Can't connect to an online game[edit]

Disable non-used network adapters[citation needed]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Fullscreen mode only offers the option to use a refresh rate of 100 Hz or less, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set screen refresh rate[2]
  1. Go to the configuration file(s) location.
  2. Open Video.scr with a text editor.
  3. Set MaxRefresh to the screen refresh rate (e.g. MaxRefresh(120)).
  4. Add Fullscreen() at the bottom if it doesn't exist.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.5 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 2600+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7600
ATI Radeon X1600
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).
  2. 2.0 2.1 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>/34830/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (34830) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References