SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest

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SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest
SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest cover
Grimlore Games
THQ Nordic
Release dates
Windows May 28, 2019
SpellForce: The Order of Dawn 2003
SpellForce 2: Shadow Wars 2006
SpellForce 2: Dragon Storm 2007
SpellForce 2: Faith in Destiny 2012
SpellForce 2: Demons of the Past 2014
SpellForce 3 2017
SpellForce 3: Soul Harvest 2019

Key points

Mods and maps for SpellForce 3 are not compatible with this game.

General information

Official website
Official Discord server for game series
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions


All versions require an optional THQ Nordic Online account to play online, unlock achievements, and level up the player profile.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use the in-game options[1]
  1. Launch the game.
  2. In the main menu, navigate to Options followed by General.
  3. Enable Skip intro videos.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\config_system.txt, config_user.txt[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/817540/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SpellForce 3 SH\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/817540/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Input settings[edit]

Input settings
Input settings
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse acceleration
Mouse acceleration follows system setting.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Ambient, Effects, Dialogues, Voices (outside of dialogues), Voiced notifications, Music, Combat music, Interface, Buildings
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Enabled by default, but can be disabled through the Sound settings.


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Simplified Chinese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
6 Versus, Co-op
Online play
6 Versus, Co-op
Requires a THQ Nordic Online account.


Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
UDP 5432, 9182
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support status is unknown.
Network settings can be configured in <path-to-game>\config_network.txt.

Other information[edit]


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

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-3570
AMD FX-6350
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 15 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 660
AMD Radeon 7850
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.


  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>/817540/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (817540) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. Verified by User:Aemony on 2019-05-28