Sonic Lost World

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Sonic Lost World
Sonic Lost World cover
Developers
Sonic Team
Publishers
Sega
Engines
Hedgehog Engine
Release dates
Windows November 2, 2015
Reception
Metacritic 57
OpenCritic 60
IGDB 58
Sonic Lost World on IGDB
Sonic Lost World guide on StrategyWiki
Sonic Lost World on MobyGames
Sonic Lost World on Wikipedia
Sonic the Hedgehog
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Sonic the Hedgehog 2010
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Sonic CD (2012) 2012
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I 2012
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Sonic Dash 2014
Sonic Lost World 2015
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Sonic Forces 2017

General information

Sonic News Network - A massive wiki for the Sonic the Hedgehog universe
Sonic Retro - A huge fan site for everything Sonic the Hedgehog.
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Gamesplanet
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Windows
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
All versions require Steam DRM.

DLC and expansion packs

Yoshi's Island Zone and The Legend of Zelda Zone are exclusive to the Wii U, and not available for the PC version.
Name Notes
NiGHTMARE Zone Included with the base game installation.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\SEGA\SLW\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/329440/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\<user-id>.sdat[Note 2]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/329440/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Anamorphic 16:9. Use this plugin with Flawless Widescreen.
Multi-monitor
Anamorphic 16:9. Use this plugin with Flawless Widescreen.
Ultra-widescreen
Anamorphic 16:9. Use this plugin with Flawless Widescreen.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Use this plugin with Flawless Widescreen.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Nvidia users can force SGSSAA in Nvidia Profile Inspector with the 0x084010C5 antialiasing compatibility flag. Causes minor shader aliasing, especially at 2x and 4x; 4x or 8x is recommended.[1]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
Cutscenes are pre-rendered at 30fps.
120+ FPS
Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS. To unlock, use the --F parameter.[2]

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
5.1
Subtitles
Can be disabled by pressing S during cutscenes.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Lacks the option to choose different language for audio and text present in original Wii U version.[3]
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Spanish
Castilian.

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
See Helix Mod: Sonic Lost World.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Physics Havok
Audio CRI ADX2
Cutscenes CRI Movie

Minimal HUD[edit]

Disables some "redundant" HUD elements, some of which are persistent.
The current version removes the item suitcase selection circle, but there are only five icons placed vertically.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4200 2.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800
ATI Radeon HD 2900
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0c compatible
Windows XP does work, but is not officially supported

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>/329440/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (329440) 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