Top Spin

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Top Spin
Top Spin cover
Developers
Power and Magic Development
Publishers
Atari
Release dates
Windows November 10, 2004
Reception
IGDB 80
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Third-person, Bird's-eye view
Controls Direct control
Genres Sports
Sports Tennis
Art styles Realistic
Series Top Spin
Top Spin on IGDB
Top Spin guide on StrategyWiki
Top Spin on MobyGames
Top Spin on Wikipedia
Top Spin
Top Spin 2004
Top Spin 2 2007

Warnings

GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).

Top Spin is a singleplayer and multiplayer third-person and bird's-eye view sports game in the Top Spin series.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
CD key
SecuROM 5 DRM was used for the German version
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete, move or rename video files
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\TopSpin\Media\Videos
  2. Delete, move or rename Loga.wmv, BlankBumper.wmv, GSBumper.wmv, Pam.wmv and RWAudio.wmv.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\TopSpin[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Video[edit]

Display settings found in <path-to-game>\Top Spin\Launcher.exe
Display settings found in <path-to-game>\Top Spin\Launcher.exe

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Stretched, download this patcher.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
Stretched, download this patcher.
4K Ultra HD
Stretched, download this patcher.
Field of view (FOV)
Can select between zoom and far cameras.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
On and off only.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
On and off only.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
Gameplay is capped at 50 FPS and cut-scenes at 30 FPS.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Controls settings found in <path-to-game>\Top Spin\Launcher.exe
Controls settings found in <path-to-game>\Top Spin\Launcher.exe

Audio[edit]

In-game sounds settings
In-game sounds settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound FX, Umpire, Ambiance.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
French
Italian

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus, Co-op
LAN play
4 Versus, Co-op
Online play
4 Versus, Co-op
GameSpy services have been shut down;[5] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Self-hosting

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio RenderWare Audio
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel 1 Ghz
AMD 1 Ghz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 3
ATI Radeon 8500
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 9.0 compatible sound card
Other 4x CD-ROM drive

Notes

  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References

  1. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-23
    Tested the game with Microsoft's Xbox One controller connected through a USB cable
  2. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-23
    Tested the game with Sony's PlayStation DualShock 4 V2 controller connected through a USB cable
  3. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-23
    Tested the game with Microsoft's SideWinder Game Pad Pro controller connected through a USB cable
  4. Verified by User:AlRayes BRN on 2020-06-23
    Tested the game by hot-plugging two different controllers
  5. Pricing | GameSpy Technology