Spider-Man: Web of Shadows

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Spider-Man: Web of Shadows
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows cover
Developers
Shaba Games
Treyarch
Windows Aspyr Media
Publishers
Activision
Release dates
Windows October 21, 2008
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Warnings

SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
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Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc v4.9 DRM[Note 1].
Windows
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Patches[edit]

The 1.1 patch updates the game to the latest version. This patch fixes some graphics issues, adds more settings to the launcher (shadows, particle effects, special effects) and removes the 30 FPS cap.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Activision\Spider-Man Web of Shadows\Config.xml

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Activision\Spider-Man Web of Shadows\

Video settings[edit]

Launcher video options
Launcher video options

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
A multi-monitor hack exists, but objects and textures disappear outside the central 16:9 area.[3]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
30 FPS lock on 1.0 version. Install the official 1.1 update to unlock the frame rate.

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
Italian
Russian
Russian retail copies only.

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
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 2000+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 3.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600
ATI Radeon X1300
128 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]

References