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Old 26th September 2013, 01:12 PM   #1
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Here is the official SAINTS ROW IV readme file.

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SAINTS ROW IV READ ME v1.0
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Last Updated: August 08, 2013


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IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT VIDEO DRIVERS
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It is important to make sure video drivers are up to date when running Saints Row IV:

ATI drivers can be updated here:
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx

NVIDIA drivers can be updated here:
http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

Steam also offers a "Check For Video Driver Updates" option in the menu system.


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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1) INSTALLATION & SET UP:

1.1 Minimum System Requirements
1.2 Recommended System Specifications
1.3 CO-OP System Requirements
1.4 Steam Client Installation and Account Creation
1.5 DirectX® Detection & Installation


2) TROUBLESHOOTING:

2.1 Video
2.2 Sound
2.3 Operating System
2.4 CO-OP And Internet
2.5 Known Issues


3) HOTKEYS AND CONTROLS

3.1 Default Keyboard and Mouse Controls - General
3.2 Default Keyboard and Mouse Controls - On Foot
3.3 Default Keyboard and Mouse Controls - Car / Bike
3.4 Default Keyboard and Mouse Controls - Helicopter
3.5 Default Keyboard and Mouse Controls - Airplane
3.6 Default Keyboard and Mouse Controls - Tank
3.7 Re-Assigning Keyboard and Mouse Controls
3.8 XBOX 360® Controller


4) IMPROVING PERFORMANCE

5) COPYRIGHT INFORMATION


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1) INSTALLATION & SET UP
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Please note that Saints Row IV does not support Microsoft® Windows® 95/98/NT/2000/XP.


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1.1 MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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  • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista (x86 or x64)
  • Processor: Intel® Core 2 Quad Q6600 | AMD Athlon™ II x3
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GTX 260 | AMD Radeon™ HD 5800 series
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 10
  • Hard Drive: 10 GB
  • Sound: 100% DirectX® 9.0C compliant sound card or equivalent onboard sound
  • Steam: Online Steam Account Required
  • DVD ROM: (for physical copy only)

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1.2 RECOMMENDED SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
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  • OS: Microsoft® Windows® 7 (x86 or x64)
  • Processor: Intel® i3 2100T | AMD Phenom™ II x4 or higher
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GTX 560 | AMD Radeon™ HD 6800 series or higher
  • DirectX®: DirectX® 11
  • Hard Drive: 10 GB
  • Sound: 100% DirectX® 9.0C compliant sound card or equivalent onboard sound
  • Steam: Online Steam Account Required
  • DVD ROM: (for physical copy only)

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1.3 CO-OP SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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A. Internet play requires broadband connection, latest drivers, and an Online Steam Account.

B. LAN play requires network interface card, latest drivers and an Online Steam Account.


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1.4 Steam CLIENT INSTALLATION AND ACCOUNT CREATION
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The Saints Row IV installer will check your computer for an existing installation of the Steam Client. If it detects that no Steam Client is installed, it will automatically begin an installation of the Client. If it detects an older version of the Steam Client the installer will update that version to the most current.

Following the Steam Client installation and/or update, the installer will prompt you for your Steam Account login information. If you do not already have a Steam Account, you will need to create an account at this time.


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1.5 DIRECTX® DETECTION & INSTALLATION
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Saints Row IV requires DirectX® to play.

The Saints Row IV installer will check your computer for the currently installed version of DirectX®. If it detects an older version of DirectX®, it will install DirectX® 11 automatically. The installation of DirectX® will not harm your DirectX® configuration.


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2) TROUBLESHOOTING
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2.1 VIDEO
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A. Latest video drivers required. Steam provides a link for updating video drivers in their menus if needed.

B. Some ATI cards may experience crashing if cards are set to allow overclocking by enabling overdrive. DirectX® 11 users may see an error mentioning the device has been removed.

C. Advanced video settings can be modified by changing the "display.ini" file in the Saints Row IV game directory. This file will get filled and and will change any time display options are changed.

D. See also section 4) IMPROVING PERFORMANCE.


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2.2 SOUND
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A. Latest sound drivers required.


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2.3 OPERATING SYSTEM
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A. Windows® Aero may cause general slowdown or graphical issues, disabling Windows® Aero if in use can increase performance.

B. The latest OS service pack is required for optimal play.

C. Turning off virtual memory may result in performance issues as well as crashes.


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2.4 CO-OP AND INTERNET
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A. A latency meter can be found in the HUB during CO-OP play to help gauge the connection between players.


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2.5 KNOWN ISSUES
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A. Certain Windows® operations may sometimes cause the fullscreen game to minimize. Maximizing will return the game to fullscreen mode.

B. Norman™ Security Suite may need to be disabled or adjusted to play Saints Row IV


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3) HOTKEYS AND CONTROLS
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3.1 DEFAULT KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROLS - GENERAL
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CONTROL PRIMARY KEY SECONDARY KEY

ACTION E - -
RECRUIT / DISCMISS Z - -
HUB MENU TAB - -
NEXT WEAPON WHEEL UP - -
PREV WEAPON WHEEL DOWN - -
WEAPON SLOT 1 1 - -
WEAPON SLOT 2 2 - -
WEAPON SLOT 3 3 - -
WEAPON SLOT 4 4 - -
WEAPON SLOT 5 5 - -
WEAPON SLOT 6 6 - -
WEAPON SLOT 7 7 - -
WEAPON SLOT 8 8 - -
SELECT BLAST F1 - -
SELECT TELEKINESIS F2 - -
SELECT STOMP F3 - -
SELECT BUFF F4 - -
COMMUNITY SCREENSHOT F11 - -
NEXT RADIO STATION . - -
PREV RADION STATION , - -
PUSH TO TALK V - -
TEXT CHAT T - -

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3.2 DEFAULT KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROLS - ON FOOT
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CONTROL PRIMARY KEY SECONDARY KEY

MOVE FORWARD W - -
MOVE BACKWARD S - -
MOVE RIGHT D - -
MOVE LEFT A - -
ATTACK LEFT MOUSE - -
USE POWER Q MIDDLE MOUSE
ZOOM (HOLD) RIGHT MOUSE - -
ZOOM (TOGGLE) - - - -
JUMP/CLIMB SPACE - -
SPRINT (HOLD) SHIFT - -
SPRINT (TOGGLE) - - - -
CROUCH (HOLD) CTRL - -
CROUCH (TOGGLE) - - - -
WALK (HOLD) - - - -
WALK (TOGGLE) - - - -
PICKUP / RELOAD R - -
MELEE ATTACK F - -
TAUNT X - -
COMPLIMENT C - -
SCOPE ZOOM IN WHEEL UP E
SCOPE ZOOM OUT WHEEL DOWN Q


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3.3 DEFAULT KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROLS - CAR / BIKE
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CONTROL PRIMARY KEY SECONDARY KEY

STEER RIGHT D - -
STEER LEFT A - -
ACCELERATE W - -
BRAKE / REVERSE S - -
DRIFT SPACE - -
HORN F - -
FIRE WEAPON LEFT MOUSE - -
FIRE WEAPON 2 RIGHT MOUSE - -
USE POWER Q MIDDLE MOUSE
NITROUS SHIFT - -
REVERSE CAMERA R - -
SCAN CURRENT VEHICLE N - -
NEXT RADIO STATION . - -
PREV RADION STATION , - -
BIKE LEAN BACK ALT - -
BIKE LEAN FORWARD - - - -


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3.4 DEFAULT KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROLS - HELICOPTER
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CONTROL PRIMARY KEY SECONDARY KEY

MOVE FORWARD W - -
MOVE BACKWARD S - -
MOVE RIGHT D - -
MOVE LEFT A - -
MOVE UP SHIFT - -
MOVE DOWN CTRL - -
TURN OVERRIDE SPACE - -
TURN RIGHT - - - -
TURN LEFT - - - -
FIRE WEAPON LEFT MOUSE - -
FIRE WEAPON 2 RIGHT MOUSE - -
SWITCH VTOL MODE F - -


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3.5 DEFAULT KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROLS - AIRPLANE
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CONTROL PRIMARY KEY SECONDARY KEY

FLY UP W - -
FLY DOWN S - -
TURN RIGHT D - -
TURN LEFT A - -
ACCELERATE SHIFT - -
BRAKE/REVERSE CTRL - -
TURN OVERRIDE SPACE - -
FIRE WEAPON LEFT MOUSE - -
FIRE WEAPON 2 RIGHT MOUSE - -
SHARPER TURNS SPACE - -
ROLL LEFT - - - -
ROLL RIGHT - - - -
SWITCH VTOL MODE F - -


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3.6 DEFAULT KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROLS - TANK
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CONTROL PRIMARY KEY SECONDARY KEY
MOVE FORWARD W - -
MOVE BACKWARD S - -
MOVE RIGHT D - -
MOVE LEFT A - -
FIRE WEAPON RIGHT MOUSE - -
FIRE WEAPON 2 LEFT MOUSE - -


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3.7 RE-ASSIGNING KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROLS
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The default keyboard/mouse controls can be remapped at any time in the SET KEYS & BUTTONS menu under controls.


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3.8 XBOX 360® CONTROLLER
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The Xbox 360® Controller is supported and usable with the PC version. In order to use the controller, plug it in at any time. If when you switch to the controller menu screens do not display Xbox 360® Controller button icons, backing out of the menu and returning to it again should make the transition complete.


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4) IMPROVING PERFORMANCE
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Ensure you have the latest sound and video drivers installed.

Disable anti-virus scanners.

Shut down software running in the background.

Play on lower resolutions and setting the Display Options present to LOW.


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5) COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
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© 2013 by Koch Media GmbH, Gewerbegebiet 1, 6604 Höfen, Austria. Deep Silver is a division of Koch Media GmbH.
Developed by Deep Silver Volition, LLC. Saints Row, Deep Silver and their respective logos are trademarks of Koch Media.
All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
Uses Bink Video. Copyright © 1997-2013 by RAD Game Tools, Inc.
Saints Row IV™ uses Havok™. © Copyright 1999-2013 Havok.com, Inc. (and its Licensors). All Rights Reserved. See www.havok.com for details.
Portions of this software utilize SpeedTree®RT Technology (©2004-2013 Interactive Data Visualization, Inc.). SpeedTree® is a registered trademark of IDV, Inc. All rights reserved.
Wwise © 2006-2013 Audiokinetic Inc. All rights reserved.
This product includes software developed by the Open SSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org/).
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