Desperados 3 FAQ

Hey everybody! Since we anticipate a number of widespread questions to return in as soon as the sport is launched, we thought we would attempt to anticipate these and reply them in a single thread. We’ll maintain this FAQ up to date if different questions pop up regularly.

Desperados 3 FAQ

Basic Data & Misc

The fundamentals: Variety of Ranges & Playtime.

There are 16 distinctive missions.
The estimated playtime on your first play-through, which additionally will depend on your familiarity with the style and your abilities, is about 25 hours.


The sport has an immense quantity of replay worth. This comes from 4 completely different elements.

1) Most missions characteristic a number of options. This implies you possibly can skip massive areas of the maps and in your subsequent playthrough get a very recent expertise.

2) There are 8 badges that may be earned in 14 of the 16 missions every. A few of these will problem you to utterly re-think the way you method a mission. This creates new thrilling challenges. Yay!

3) Gameplay itself. You possibly can method every enemy arrange in several methods. Whereas it labored one-way LAST time, you possibly can nonetheless strive a very new one THIS time!

Okay, so what about DLCs? Will you increase the sport with any extra free or to-pay-for content material after launch?

Three extra ranges shall be launched as a part of a DLC/Season Go that you may buy. These missions will inform a brand new, small, steady story episode that takes place after the occasions of the primary recreation. For the discharge date, please be sure that to usually be careful for updates and information on this neighborhood discussion board.

Okay, I’m in! What completely different variations of the sport are there? When can I purchase them?

The sport is out there for PC, Xbox One, and Ps 4 on June sixteenth, 2020.
You possibly can pre-order the Digital Deluxe Version on digital storefronts or you possibly can pre-order a restricted Collector’s Version field set from numerous retailers.

The digital model is out there on Steam and GOG – plus many extra shops.
It has not but been determined if a Mac and/or Linux model shall be developed.

I’ve performed by the demo. Can I proceed taking part in from the place I left off on the finish of the demo?

Nearly. You possibly can skip the primary two ranges by typing this cheat code into the sport. It will unlock the primary three ranges of the sport so you possibly can select – if you wish to – to start out taking part in from the third stage.

Right here is the way you do that: Begin the sport, go to the choices menu and kind: lone rider
Or you should utilize your controller D-Pad by issuing the next instructions within the choices menu: RIGHT RIGHT RIGHT UP DOWN

Upon getting completed this merely return to the primary menu display screen and from there go to “Mission Choose”.

The place can I alter the language settings?

You possibly can change the language in each the sport and the Steam shopper.

Steam shopper: You possibly can change the language by right-clicking on Desperados III in your Steam library, selecting “Properties” and going to the tab “LANGUAGE” within the showing window.

In-game: You possibly can change the language within the audio menu which will be discovered within the choices menu.

Technical Questions & Points

The place are the savegames positioned on my laptop?

Yow will discover your savegames right here:
Home windows 7/8/10: C:Customers*USERNAME*AppDataLocalDesperados IIIusergameState_00 (manualSave or quickSave)

The place do I discover the error log if I have to report a bug?

Yow will discover the log file right here:
Home windows 7/8/10: C:Customers*USERNAME*AppDataLocalLowMimimiDesperados III
File Title is: output_log.txt

The place can I report bugs?

Please comply with this hyperlink:

I can’t set up any updates.

If the set up path incorporates particular characters (e.g. „§“, „????????“, „é“, and so forth.) the sport shouldn’t be capable of create a log file or to put in any updates. Subsequently, please make sure that your set up path doesn’t comprise any particular characters.

I can’t load my savegames after an replace. What ought to I do?

After updating Desperados III, it would occur that earlier savegames are incompatible with the most recent model of the sport, relying on what sort of adjustments we needed to make. Due to technical causes, we will’t assure that earlier savegames and the extent development shall be maintained for each replace. Nonetheless, unlocked recreation progress/ranges, badges and settings are preserved.
Your choices are to decide on to proceed your stage progress from a sure checkpoint that shall be supplied to you in-game, or you possibly can select to replay the extent from the start.

Sport & Content material Questions

Can I select from completely different issue settings?

Sure, you possibly can. The issue settings will be chosen once you begin a brand new recreation and you may modify them by clicking on the issue possibility on the mission choice display screen each time earlier than you begin the subsequent mission. You may also create your individual customized settings for the issue by clicking on the DIFFICULTY button after which on SHOW DETAILS. There are completely different choices accessible for: Enemy Setups, Participant Well being, Participant Ammo, Detection Pace, Quantity of Saves, and Pause throughout Showdown Mode.

Is there an choice to deactivate the pause throughout Showdown Mode? I wish to proceed taking part in in real-time throughout Showdown Mode!

By default, Showdown Mode pauses the sport to provide you time with a purpose to plan a sure technique and execute the actions of your companions concurrently. You possibly can nonetheless select for Showdown Mode to NOT pause the sport. This may be configured by clicking on the DIFFICULTY button after which on SHOW DETAILS on the mission choice display screen earlier than you begin the subsequent mission and selecting a customized setting for Showdown Mode there.

Is there an autosave possibility?

No. The quicksave possibility is a part of the tactical gameplay and must be executed by the participant himself/herself.

How can I deactivate the quicksave timer?

Go to the “Choices” menu and there search for the “Gameplay” choices. In right here you possibly can set the Save Reminder to “off”.

How can I share my saved replays?

Upon getting saved a stage replay you possibly can view it once more by going to the “Mission Choose” menu and there clicking on the “Replay Browser”. It will present you your whole saved stage replays. Merely click on on the specified one to open it.

Now, you can too share your stage of replays with different folks. To do that it’s good to open your person folder in your laborious drive. The folder is positioned in your Home windows laborious drive underneath C:Customers[USERNAME]AppDataLocalDesperados III[USER]saved_replays.
Merely ship the extent replay file (*.rply_save) that you just wish to share with the individual you wish to share it with. That individual then wants to stick the file into their very own “saved_replays” person folder for Desperados III. As soon as that’s completed she or he can begin the sport and navigate to the “Replay Browser” and the extent replay file must be there.

The guards maintain recognizing me! What ought to I do?

There may very well be completely different causes for this. It’s essential to control the view cones of your enemies, so you’re all the time conscious of which space they’re observing in the mean time. We additionally suggest to cover the our bodies of knocked out or eradicated NPCs, so that you don’t appeal to any undesirable consideration. Additionally, watch out when shifting alongside a sand- or mud-covered space since your footprints will be your largest traitors as they are going to reveal your place.

Why is there no Multiplayer/Co-op possibility accessible for the sport?

Including multiplayer has many challenges. Primarily you possibly can cut up them in two areas: Tech and Gamedesign.

Tech: The core tech of our recreation doesn’t assist co-op or on-line play, it might have required an enormous rework to implement it. This was simply not potential as a part of this manufacturing. You possibly can’t simply “add multiplayer”, it must be embedded in all places within the tech to work correctly. If we might do that, it might be a serious a part of the manufacturing.
Gamedesign: A serious difficulty right here is deal with quicksave/loading. In the event you play “collectively” on the identical a part of the map, it really works. You fail and also you load, no drawback. But when your buddy performs on one aspect of the map and also you on the opposite aspect they usually fail and fast load, it shortly will get actually irritating. Whereas this would possibly work out okay if you happen to play with your loved ones or buddy subsequent to one another, it actually turns into unfun and problematic when taking part in with mates or strangers on-line.

We seemed into how we might make a co-op recreation within the Actual-time techniques style. And it must revolve round eradicating the quicksave and fast load, which is a really massive change to the core of it. For Desperados III this merely wasn’t our focus. Our most important objective for Desperados III was to make it really feel like Desperados 1 however in a contemporary means, to convey again such a beloved franchise to it’s followers.

If you need to know much more particulars about our ideas and causes relating to multiplayer/co-op then try this reply from Moritz aka “coru”, our Head of Design:[TK1]

Modding & Customization

What about Modding? Is a Stage Editor accessible?
We’d love nothing greater than seeing the superior maps and designs you guys and gals would provide you with. However sadly we can’t construct a Stage Editor for Desperados III.

There are a lot of causes for this, however the main two are these:

1) The sport’s core tech isn’t arrange in a means that makes it moddable. It could require us to redo a number of the core-technology, pipelines, and so forth with a purpose to make it moddable or give the choice to create your individual maps. It is a HUGE quantity of labor and trusts me, if it wasn’t, we might discover a means. As a result of as I stated we’d LOVE to have that possibility.

2) Editor Usability: If we would like an editor that many individuals can use, it requires LOTS of labor to construct the workflows, documentation, and so forth. to make it intuitive and nicely usable. We might ignore that however then it turns into very dangerous since it could actually break a number of stuff within the recreation and other people would by no means know the place the issue lies. It could be a very-hard-to-use editor. Mix these two and it mainly means we must construct the entire recreation once more which after all we can’t do. And there are so much completely different points/smaller causes that come on high of that.

The sport shouldn’t be accessible in my language. Can I translate it on my own? Can I implement my translation into the sport on my own?

Sure, you possibly can. Nonetheless, it’s not a straightforward factor to do. To start with the sport incorporates roughly 90,000 phrases so that is quite a bit. Secondly, you should have a tough time to grasp which textual content line seems whereby the sport as a result of there isn’t a context data accessible.
However if you happen to would nonetheless like to provide it a shot it’s good to do the next:

1. Navigate to the set up folder of the sport on you laborious drive

2. Contained in the set up folder, go to :Desperados III_DataStreamingAssetsloca

3. Create a brand new textual content file with the identify of the language you’re translating into (observe the file naming conventions contained in the folder)

4. You possibly can select from any of the present native languages as a place to begin to translate into your required goal language. Merely open one of many current textual content information to search out all of the traces of textual content we’ve got within the recreation.

5. Begin translating – make it possible for the ID variety of every line matches the one from the present textual content information so the sport will set off them on the proper place inside the sport.

6. To examine your translation in-game merely go to the “Choices” menu and from there to the “Audio” sub-menu and choose your language within the “Textual content Language” possibility

7. In case your language doesn’t seem by identify however is labeled as “Lacking” within the textual content language possibility as an alternative, it’s good to add the interpretation identify on your language contained in the textual content doc.

To do that open your textual content doc and take a look at the header. This could look one thing like this (in our instance we’re utilizing the Spanish language file):

  • English Inglés
  • German Alemán
  • Chinese language Chino
  • French Francés
  • Italian Italiano
  • Spanish Español
  • Russian Ruso
  • Korean Coreano
  • Polish Polaco
  • Japanese Japonés

Discover that the language identify in English (left) is separated from the localized language identify (proper).

So within the case of Spanish, the sport would show “Lacking” if the road “Spanish[TAB]Español” can be lacking. Necessary: Make sure that to make use of the “TAB” key right here. A easy “SPACE” shouldn’t be sufficient!

What about controls? Can I rebind every thing?

Sure, you possibly can. We’ve two default management schemes, one which caters extra in the direction of “Commandos” and” Shadow Ways” veterans and one which feels extra like present RTS or MOBA video games. BUT you possibly can rebind something you need and create your individual layouts as nicely. Each for keyboard/mouse and gamepad.

That’s it for now, I hope this helps with among the first questions you may need 🙂

Further stuff for later, to be added at THQ’s discretion

Will there be a Mac and Linux model?
Sure, we’re planning so as to add Mac and Linux assist for the sport sooner or later sooner or later so be careful for any information and updates.

Extra of this form of factor:

  • Desperados 3 All Badges Checklist

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