Xenus II: White Gold

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Xenus II: White Gold
Xenus II: White Gold cover
Deep Shadows
Vital Engine 3
Release dates
Windows October 24, 2008
Xenus II: White Gold on Wikipedia
Boiling Point: Road to Hell 2005
Xenus II: White Gold 2008
Precursors 2009

Key points

Also known as White Gold: War in Paradise.

General information

Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Requires online activation
CD key
StarForce 5 and SecuROM 7 DRM.
Russian copies have just the StarForce DRM.
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Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete intro videos
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\Video\
  2. Delete or rename deepshadows.ogg, intro.ogg, and publisher.ogg.


For additional, nonessential mods, see Additional mods.

White Gold Unofficial Patch 2.0[edit]

An unofficial update that fixes many bugs.

Xenus 2 White Gold Sound Fix[edit]

Audio fix for Gamersgate, Beamdog, and Steam versions of game.
Adds Russian voice acting, fixes missing audio, and issues with audio disappearing.
Cutscenes remain in English.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %PUBLIC%\Documents\White Gold\INI\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/546230/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %PUBLIC%\Documents\White Gold\SAVE\
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/546230/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game video settings.
In-game video settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Image is stretched by default. See the WSGF entry.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
See the WSGF entry.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Up to 16x anisotropic filtering
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Up to 6x.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No fps limit

Input settings[edit]

In-game control settings.
In-game control settings.
In-game settings.
In-game settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Support for primary and alternative bindings. Home and End are permanently bound to look up and look down.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound, Voice, and Music.
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output. Requires DirectSound3D restoration software.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
No EAX reverb; supports DirectSound3D calls for binaural HRTF mixing. [1]


Language UI Audio Sub Notes

Issues fixed[edit]

Xenus II: White Gold fails to launch[edit]

Fix Data Execution Prevention setting[citation needed]

Ensure Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is set to the default (Windows programs and services only).

Other information[edit]


Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP2
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 3 GHz/AMD Athlon 64 3000+
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 7 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6600
AMD Radeon 9800 Pro


  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>/546230/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (546230) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.