Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach

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Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach
Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach cover
Developers
Straylight Entertainment
Publishers
Slitherine
Release dates
Windows January 19, 2017
Reception
Metacritic 69
OpenCritic 67
Taxonomy
Monetization Expansion pack
Modes Singleplayer, Multiplayer
Pacing Turn-based
Perspectives Bird's-eye view
Controls Point and select
Genres Strategy
Themes Sci-fi
Series Warhammer 40,000
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Space Hulk (series)
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Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate 1998
Warhammer 40,000: Rites of War 1999
Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior 2003
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War (series)
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2011
Warhammer 40,000: Storm of Vengeance 2014
Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team 2014
Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon 2014
Warhammer 40,000: Regicide 2015
Warhammer 40,000: Deathwatch - Enhanced Edition 2015
Legacy of Dorn: Herald of Oblivion 2015
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Battlefleet Gothic: Armada (series)
Warhammer 40,000: Carnage Champions 2016
Warhammer 40,000: Armageddon - Da Orks 2016
Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade 2016
Warhammer 40,000: Sanctus Reach 2017
Warhammer 40,000: Space Wolf 2017
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor 2018
Warhammer 40,000: Gladius - Relics of War 2018
Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus 2018
Warhammer 40,000: Darktide TBA

General information

Official forums
Lexicanum - A huge wiki for the Warhammer 40,000 series
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

A Slitherine account is required for online multiplayer.

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
Legacy of the Weirdboy
Windows
Sons of Cadia
Windows
Horrors of the Warp
Windows

Version differences[edit]

The Complete Edition includes the base game and all three expansion packs.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Use the in-game options[1]
  1. Launch the game.
  2. In the main menu, navigate to Options.
  3. Check the Skip Intro Movie checkbox in the Gameplay section.
  4. Select Accept to save the option.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SANCTUS\OPTIONS.TXT
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/502370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\SANCTUS\SAVES\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/502370/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Video settings
Video settings

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Gameplay is Vert-.[2]
Ultra-widescreen
Gameplay is Vert-.[3]
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 8 samples.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input[edit]

Gameplay settings
Gameplay settings

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See Remapping.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Remapping[edit]

Modify OPTIONS.TXT[1]
  1. Go to the Configuration file location.
  2. Open the OPTIONS.TXT file with Notepad or another text editor.
  3. Edit any lines beginning with KEY_ to remap those keys.
    • For example, to remap W to Z, change KEY_W W to KEY_W Z.
  4. Save the file and launch the game.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Music, Sound Effects
Surround sound
Stereo.[4]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language selection
Language selection
Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Russian
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
2 Co-op, Versus
Asynchronous multiplayer

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

Middleware[edit]

Middleware Notes
Audio Miles Sound System
Cutscenes Bink Video

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7, 8, 10
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) 512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0 compatible
Sound (audio device) DirectX 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>/502370/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (502370) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-07-26
  2. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-07-26
    Tested at 2560x720 custom resolution.
  3. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-07-26
    Tested at 2560x1080 custom resolution.
  4. Verified by User:Baronsmoki on 2020-07-26
    Tested with Orban Loudness Meter.