Initial D Special Stage

From PCSX2 Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Initial D Special Stage

Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: A
Widescreen patch available
Languages supported:
Japanese: SLPM-65268 & SLPM-74420 & SLPM-68509 & SLPM-60204
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65268
SLPM-68509 (Young Magazine Sweepstakes)
SLPM-74420 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
SLPM-60204 (Trial)
SLPM-60205 (Special Demo)
Release date: June 26, 2003
February 26, 2004 (PlayStation 2 the Best)
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Sega Rosso
Publisher(s): Sega
Genre: Racing
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: GameSpot (user reviews)8.6/10
Game description: Initial D: Special Stage is a port of Initial D Arcade Stage 2 with new additions exclusive to the console version. These exclusives include the addition of five new tracks, new background music and a Story mode where you are able reenact races and events from the Initial D manga.

Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-J Windows
  • AMD A8-6410 APU
  • Raedon R5
? GSdx SPU2-X 2.0.0 Japan Bios 1.0. GSdx Renderer: Direct3D9. Runs on average speed 20-30 (played on laptop). No known glitches have been seen. tigerx7
NTSC-J Windows 8.1
  • AMD FX-6300
  • AMD R9 280X
1.2.1 GSdx 0.1.16 (r5875) SPU2-X 2.0.0 (r5830) Runs perfectly excepting one minor visual glitch. Good translation guide. Cozzie
NTSC-J Windows 10
  • Intel Core i5 9400F @ 2.90 GHz
  • Nvidia GTX 1660 @ 4 GB
1.5.0 GSdx 20191008140206 SPU2-X 20191008140206 Runs at full speed and 60fps. Only issue found was the glitchy licence plate. Vizabll


  • Original names: 頭文字D スペシャルステージ (SLPM-65268) & (SLPM-74420)
  • Also known as イニシャルD スペシャルステージ (JP)

Known Issues

License plate texture glitch

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: License plate texture glitches out in gameplay in Hardware mode (fine on car selection and post-race screens etc).
  • Workaround: Load in with Software mode, then switch to Hardware mode if desired by pressing F9.