X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse

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X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse cover
Raven Software
Online SuperVillain Studios
Windows Beenox Shift
Vicarious Visions Alchemy
Release dates
Windows September 20, 2005
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse guide on StrategyWiki
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse on Wikipedia


SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions).
GameSpy online services have been shut down (see Network for solutions).
This game is not playable in English (see Localizations for supported languages).
Subseries of Marvel
X-Men: Madness in Murderworld 1989
X-Men II: The Fall of the Mutants 1990
X-Men vs. Street Fighter 1996
X-Men: Children of the Atom 1997
X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse 1997
X2: Wolverine's Revenge 2003
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse 2005
X-Men: The Official Game 2006
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2009


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SafeDisc DRM[Note 1]
SafeDisc retail DRM no longer functions properly on Windows Vista and later (see above for affected versions).

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Edit intro_normal.py
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Scripts\menus\.
  2. Open intro_normal.py with Notepad.
  3. Delete all lines starting with startMovie and waitsignal.
  4. Save your changes.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location

Save game data location[edit]

System Location

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Full remapping with 2 output devices por each player
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller avilable in-game, menus and configurations.
Controller remapping
Full remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Story and minigames.
LAN play
Online play
4 GameSpy services have been shut down;[3] see GameSpy for workarounds.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Multiplayer GameSpy

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 98
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.2 GHz
AMD Athlon XP 1500+
System memory (RAM) 256 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2.5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce2+
ATI Radeon 7500+
64 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible


  1. SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows 10[1] and is disabled by default on Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 when the KB3086255 update is installed.[2]