Warhammer: Chaosbane

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Warhammer: Chaosbane
Warhammer: Chaosbane cover
Developers
Eko Software
Publishers
Bigben Interactive
Release dates
Windows June 4, 2019
Warhammer: Chaosbane guide on StrategyWiki
Warhammer
Warhammer: Shadow of the Horned Rat 1995
Warhammer: Dark Omen 1998
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos 2006
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning 2008
Warhammer Quest 2015
Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide 2015
Warhammer: Arcane Magic 2016
Total War: Warhammer 2016
Warhammer: Vermintide VR - Hero Trials 2016
Man O' War: Corsair 2017
Total War: Warhammer II 2017
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 2018
Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times 2019
Warhammer: Chaosbane 2019
Warhammer: Chaos And Conquest 2019
Warhammer Underworlds: Online EA

General information

Official website
Official FAQ
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Official website
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Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition also available.
Windows
GamersGate
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Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition also available.
Windows
Gamesplanet
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Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition also available.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition also available.
Windows
Humble Store
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Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition also available.
Windows
Origin
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Included with Origin Access Premier.
Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
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Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition also available.
Windows
Deluxe and Magnus edition owners were given early game access - from May 31, 2019.[1]

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
XP Boost 5% more experience when equipped.
Windows
Helmet Pack One cosmetic helmet for each character.
Windows
Gold Boost 5% more gold when equipped.
Windows
Emotes Pack One extra equippable emote for each character.
Windows
Pets Pack A companion that increases the looting radius for each character.
Windows
Base Fragment Boost 5% more fragments when equipped.
Windows
Skulls Pack One extra emote, cosmetic item and HUD skin for each character.
Windows
Emotes 2 & Blessing One extra equippable emote for each character, and Blessing of Luck item that adds 50% to loot quality.
Windows
Season Pass Base Fragment Boost, Emotes 2 & Blessing, Gods Pack, Pets Pack, New Main Story Quest.
Windows
Gods Pack Alternative God Skill Tree, Blessing of Godsend (5% more Divine fragments), Blessing of Bonding (5% more Link fragments).
Windows
Downloadable packs' content and boosts are available from the Skills menu, within Fan Skills.[2][3]

Version differences[edit]

All pre-order editions include the XP Boost, Helmet Pack and Skulls Pack DLC.
The Deluxe Edition includes the Gold Boost, Emotes and Pets packs DLC.
The Magnus Edition includes all Deluxe Edition content and the Season Pass.[4]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\save\[Note 1]
<path-to-game>\Data\GD\adjust.cnf
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/774241/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\Data\save\[Note 1]
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/774241/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphics settings.
Graphics settings.
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Applying a new resolution requires a game restart.[5]
Multi-monitor
Hor+ gameplay, partially spanned HUD and pillarboxed cutscenes.[6]
Ultra-widescreen
Hor+ gameplay and pillarboxed cutscenes.[7]
4K Ultra HD
[4]
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Switching from windowed and back requires a game restart.[5]
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Windowed is borderless when the desktop and game heights are matched.[5]
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
TAA and MLAA toggles. Added in update 1.02.[8][9]
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Requires a game restart.[6]
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
30-199, or no limit.
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Additional graphics settings[edit]

Edit the configuration file[10]
  • Modifying the values in <path-to-game>\Data\GD\adjust.cnf allows to adjust, enable and disable a lot of the graphics effects missing from the game options, including bloom, ambient occlusion and more.
  • For instance, changing 3D/gs_EnableBloom:1;0 to 3D/gs_EnableBloom:1;1 enables bloom.
Contains strings that are not self-explanatory.

External resolution selection[edit]

Access the tool by launching <path-to-game>\Exe\ResolutionsOptions.exe[11]
May detect custom system resolutions previously unseen by the game, allowing for SSAA.

Input settings[edit]

Controls settings.
Controls settings.
Keyboard remapping.
Keyboard remapping.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Left mouse button is not remappable.[12]
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Possible through the Steam Big Picture mode.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Possible through the Steam Big Picture mode.[13]
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
[13]
Xbox button prompts
[13]
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Tracked motion controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Needs to be enabled manually after hotplugging.[13]
Haptic feedback
Adjustable intensity.
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Only during local co-op play.
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Game settings.
Game settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, SFX, voice, music, UI, ambient FX.
Surround sound
[14]
Subtitles
Always enabled at the cutscenes and dialogue.[5]
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
[5]

Localizations

Language selection is done by right-clicking the game from the Steam library, selecting Properties, then Language.[15][16]
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
French
German
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Polish
Brazilian Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Latin American Spanish

Issues unresolved[edit]

Mouse cursor disappearing in fullscreen mode[edit]

The cursor may completely disappear when running the game in the fullscreen mode. Running the game windowed solves the issue.[17][18][19][20][21]

Issues fixed[edit]

Mouse cursor constrained to a box[edit]

Press Alt+ Enter twice[22]

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Co-op
Cross-play between local and online players is possible.[4]
LAN play
Online play
4 Co-op
Asynchronous multiplayer

Connection types

Type Native Notes
Matchmaking
[4]
Peer-to-peer
[4]
Dedicated
[4]
Self-hosting
Part of the Online Game menu.
Direct IP

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio FMOD, OpenAL
Multiplayer Steamworks

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3
AMD Phenom II X4 940
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 20 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 560
AMD Radeon HD 6870
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit system is required.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 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>/774241/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (774241) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. RESOLVED Early Access Launch Delay - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  2. Pre-order Items - last accessed on June 1, 2019
  3. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-01
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Launch F.A.Q - last accessed on May 31, 2019
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-05-31
  6. 6.0 6.1 Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-01
  7. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-05-31
    Compared 2560x1080 to 1920x1080 by taking two screenshots of the same location.
  8. Warhammer: Chaosbane - Invasion Patch Notes (1.02) - last accessed on 2019-06-19
  9. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-19
  10. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-01
    I set some of the values from 0 to 1 and vice versa, which resulted in visible differences in screenshots of the same location.
  11. Invasion Patch Hotfix (1.03) - last accessed on 2019-06-20
  12. No Mouse Support for left handed???? - last accessed on June 1, 2019
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Verified by User:Rose on 2010-05-31
    Tested with an Xbox 360 Razer Onza controller.
  14. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-05-31
    The rear speakers were used.
  15. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-06-01
    Tested by launching the game after the change.
  16. [1] - last accessed on June 1, 2019
  17. missing mouse - last accessed on 2019-06-19
  18. no mouse cursor?? - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  19. Mouse Cursor disappears on Fullscreen - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  20. fullscreen no mouse cursor - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  21. Beta - Invisible mouse cursor - last accessed on June 2, 2019
  22. Mouse constrained to game-screen in windowed mode? - last accessed on June 2, 2019