X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition cover
Developers
Raven Software
Publishers
Activision
Russia 1C-SoftClub
Engines
Unreal Engine 3
Release dates
Windows May 1, 2009
Reception
Metacritic 77
IGDB 72
Taxonomy
Series X-Men
X-Men Origins: Wolverine on HowLongToBeat
X-Men Origins: Wolverine on IGDB
X-Men Origins: Wolverine guide on StrategyWiki
X-Men Origins: Wolverine on MobyGames
X-Men Origins: Wolverine on Wikipedia
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
Deadpool 2013

X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a game in the X-Men series.

The game has limited in-game graphic options.

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM.
Windows
This game is not available digitally.

Monetization[edit]

DLC and expansion packs[edit]

The "Custom Combat Arena", "Ladder Challenge" and "Environmental Simulator" DLCs are available only on consoles.

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Instructions[1]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open WEngine.ini.
  3. Go to the [FullScreenMovie] section and change following values like below
;StartupMovies=Copyright
;StartupMovies=ravenlogo
;StartupMovies=ATVI_logo
;StartupMovies=MARVEL_INTRO
;StartupMovies=FOX_LOGO
;StartupMovies=UE3_logo
;StartupMovies=blank

Skip cutscenes[edit]

Delete/rename files[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\WGame\.
  2. Delete or rename Movies folder.

Notes

Deleting or renaming the Movies folder skips loading screens, as well as intro videos.

Remove HUD and FX[edit]

Use helix shader mod[2]

Use X-Men Origins: Wolverine FX Remover.

Alternative link: Nexus mods

Better textures[edit]

Instructions[1]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open WEngine.ini.
  3. Go to the [TextureStreaming] section and change following values
PoolSize=1024
DropMipLevelsLimit=40
StopIncreasingLimit=30
StopStreamingLimit=12
MinFudgeFactor=0.5
FudgeFactorIncreaseRateOfChange=0.3
FudgeFactorDecreaseRateOfChange=-0.2
MinTimeToGuaranteeMinMipCount=0
MaxTimeToGuaranteeMinMipCount=0
Changing those values may increase stuttering and lead to serious fps drops.

Graphics tweaks[edit]

Instructions[3]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open WEngine.ini.
  3. Go to the [SystemSettings] section and change following values to improve graphics quality
AmbientOcclusion=True
bEnableVSMShadows=True
bEnableBranchingPCFShadows=True
MaxAnisotropy=16
MaxMultisamples=4
Owners of Nvidia graphics card can also turn on Ambient Occlusion in Nvidia Control Panel.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Wolverine\WGame\Config\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Wolverine\WGame\SaveData\

Video[edit]

In-game settings.
In-game settings.

Anisotropic filtering (AF)[edit]

Instructions[1]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open WEngine.ini.
  3. Go to the [SystemSettings] section.
  4. Change the MaxAnisotropy= value to the desired level.

Anti-aliasing (AA)[edit]

Instructions[3]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open WEngine.ini.
  3. Go to the [SystemSettings] section.
  4. Change the MaxMultisamples= value to the desired MSAA level.

Vertical sync (Vsync)[edit]

Instructions[3]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open WEngine.ini.
  3. Go to the [SystemSettings] section.
  4. Change UseVsync=False to UseVsync=True

High frame rate[edit]

Instructions[1]
  1. Go to the configuration files location.
  2. Open WEngine.ini.
  3. Go to the [Engine.GameEngine] section.
  4. Set bSmoothFrameRate= to FALSE.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Natively supports both XInput and DirectInput controllers.
Full controller support
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Button prompts
Input settings icon - Generic Controller.svg
Xbox style button prompts with XInput controllers. B1, B2, B3, etc. generic type prompts for DirectInput controllers.
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
5.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
German
Fan translation, download.
Italian
Polish
Fan translation; download
Brazilian Portuguese
Fan translation; download.
Russian
Retail release only.
Spanish

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native GG3D Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
Use Helix Mod: X-Men Origins: Wolverine to improve 3D support.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 3000+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 7800 GT
ATI Radeon X1800
256 MB of VRAM

References