The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky

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The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky cover
Developers
Nihon Falcom
Publishers
English XSEED
Release dates
Windows June 24, 2004
Reception
Metacritic 85
OpenCritic 88
IGDB 85
Taxonomy
Series The Legend of Heroes
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky on IGDB
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky on MobyGames
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky on Wikipedia

The Legend of Heroes
The Legend of Heroes IV: Akai Shizuku 2000
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky 2004
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC 2006
The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd 2007
The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki 2011
The Legend of Heroes: Ao no Kiseki 2013
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 2017
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II 2018
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III 2020
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV 2021

Key points

Re-released in 2014 with improvements from the PSP version (see version differences).[1]

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Developer website
DRM details are not known
Japanese retail release.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
English release only.
Windows
Humble Store
DRM-free
English release only.
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Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
English release only. Can be played without Steam running.[2]
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The July 29, 2014 English release by XSEED contains various improvements from the Japanese release including various features brought over from the PSP port:[1]
  • Widescreen support
  • English voices during battle
  • PSP-exclusive character portraits
  • New Game+
  • Retry Offset
  • Monster Guide

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Disable in launcher[3]
  1. Open the configuration utility.
  2. Under Disable Movies, check the Logo box.

Add Voices to lines and other mods[edit]

Adds the Voice acting lines used in the remake The Legend of Heroes: Trails in The Sky FC -EVOLUTION for PS Vita to the PC Version
Other mods are up to preference since they are not essential and change the artstyle and music of the game
Intructions: First download and install the sound files for the game and other ones from the The Legend of Heroes series from this mod list then install the latest SoraVoice patch from here overwriting all files if asked.

Game data[edit]

In-game settings.
In-game settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\FALCOM\ED6\config.ini
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\251150\remote\config.ini
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/251150/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\FALCOM\ED6\
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\251150\remote\FC\
<Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\251150\remote\save\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/251150/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Japanese retail releases only support 3 resolutions: 640x480, 800x600, and 1024x768.
You must have a 16-bit version of your selected display resolution available to use, even if you are using the 32-bit resolution. Or else the game will crash on boot.[4]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Not supported by Japanese retail releases.
Multi-monitor
Unplayable (world area does not render correctly).[5]
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Arbitrary resolution support.
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Use windowed mode with native resolution.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
AA can be forced through NVCP or Nvidia Inspector (Without the need for special flags) for Nvidia users.[6] AMD users can force AA through Catalyst Control Center.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Intro logo video is 30 FPS.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Remove black bars[7]
  1. Install The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky 3D Vision Fix.
  2. Press F5 to toggle black bars for cutscenes and end of battles.

Input[edit]

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music and Sound Effects.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Not supported by Japanese retail releases.
Simplified Chinese
Chinese retail releases only. Translated by GameBridge.
Japanese
Japanese retail releases only. The early releases of the Japanese PC version have no voice acting. However, later re-releases add the voices from the PSP conversion.
Japanese
Fan patch for the English version available here.
Russian
Fan translation by ZoG Forum Team

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8, 9
Shader Model support 1.1
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Ogg Vorbis
Cutscenes Xvid Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III/550 MHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible

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>/251150/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (251150) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References