Knockout Kings 2001

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Knockout Kings 2001
Knockout Kings 2001.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
ESRB rating: T (Animated Violence, Mild Language)
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SLES-50128 & SLUS-20150
Japanese: SLPS-20095
German: SLES-50130
French: SLES-50129
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-20150
Release date: February 5, 2001
CRCs: 8B2CAD95
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-50128
SLES-50130
SLES-50129
Release date: March 9, 2001
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J/C/K:
Serial numbers: SLPS-20095
Release date: May 24, 2001
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: Playable
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Black Ops Entertainment
Publisher(s): EA Sports (US), Electronic Arts (EU), Electronic Arts Victor (JP)
Genre: Sports
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic81/100
Game description: All the egomaniacal, violent splendor of heavyweight boxing comes to the PlayStation 2 in Knockout Kings 2001 by EA Sports. This title employs EA's new CyberScan technology, which allows the boxers faces to be accurately reproduced in full polygonal glory. In addition to the graphical overhaul, the game features new modes of play and simplified control. Choose your champion from a stable of boxing's greatest, including Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, and Lennox Lewis. A new career mode allows you to play through several weight classes and to box at famous arenas all around the world.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 768MB
1.1.0 r5452 [13 11 2012] GSdx 5442 SSE41 [29 10 2012]
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 [21 11 2012]
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 [09 10 2012]
Hangs on intro screen.
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i5-3330
  • AMD Radeon HD 6850
1.3.svn5932 GSdx
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
USA v02.20(10/02/2006), Freezing in loading,can be setting to be freezing in menu later changing for Super VU Legatus Complilator.
NTSC-U Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Intel i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
v1.7.0 (dev-13) GSdx 1.2.0
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • LilyPad 0.12.1
BIOS: USA v02.30, hangs at the title screen with the music still playing. No button inputs work. TomBoss
NTSC-U Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Intel i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB
1.7.2184 OpenGL built-in BIOS: USA v02.30, Preset: 1 (Safest, no hacks). Goes ingame but has severe render problems. Boxing ring, fighters, lighting, etc. are all missing. The only things visible are the audience, the boxers' shadows and parts of the UI - see screenshot below. TomBoss
NTSC-U Windows 10 Home, x64
  • Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU G2030 @ 3.00GHz
  • PALIT GeForce GT 1030 @ 2 GB
Nightly - v1.7.2133 GSdx
build-in Europe v02.00(14/06/2004), Playable, Runs at full speed of 1440p (2K) and 1620p (3K) 55/60 FPS, no brakes, bugs and freezes.


Linlogo.png Test configurations on Linux:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-J Manjaro 17.0.6 Gellivara
  • i5 7600k
  • GTX 680
1.5.0-dev-2214 GSDX AVX2 SPU2-X 2.0.0 Hangs at title screen
NTSC-J Linux Mint 20.3
  • i9-9900k
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
1.7.2893 64-bit OpenGL Cubeb Game is playable and runs full speed. Boxers, ring and crowd are all displayed correctly. NoigeaR


Trivia

  • Original names: ノックアウトキング2001 (SLPS-20095)


Screenshots

Public compatibility forum links