Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2

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Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 cover
Ubisoft Romania
Release dates
Windows November 12, 2010
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 on Wikipedia
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X
Subseries of Tom Clancy
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2009
Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 2010

Key points

No longer requires a constant internet connection. Playable offline.[1] Mostly unplayable as of 2017 due to connection bugs.
Common errors and crashes remain unpatched.
Online multiplayer services have been discontinued.[2]

General information

Official series forums
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Ubisoft Store (unavailable)
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Steam (unavailable)
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All versions require Ubisoft Connect DRM. Playable offline after activation; no longer requires a constant internet connection.[1]

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Open Skies Expansion Pack

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2\Profiles
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/48180/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Saved Games\Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X 2\Profiles
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/48180/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Ubisoft Connect

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Centred HUD.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Off/2x/4x/8x options available.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.[3]

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound effects, music and voiceovers are fully adjustable and mutable.
Surround sound
Game can be fully subtitled.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Audio continues when player uses Alt+Tab .

VR support[edit]

Devices Native Notes
Works with FreeTrack 2.0 protocol using software like FaceTrackNoIR.


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
Not supported (Steam store page is incorrect).[4]
LAN play
Online play
Online functionalities have been discontinued on the November 11, 2017

Connection types

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP (SP3)
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 9 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800/7/8/9/GT200/GT400 series
ATI Radeon X1600/HD2000/HD3000/HD 4000/HD 5000 series
128 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
Shader model 3.0 support


  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>/48180/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (48180) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.