Dishonored 2 PC System Requirements Released

We’re quickly approaching the release of Dishonored 2 and today we get to know whether our PC systems will be able to run the game in all its glory.

Fans of the critically acclaimed 2012-original must surely be salivating in anticipation of the upcoming stealth action-adventure sequel. What Arkane Studios has shown off so far makes one thing very clear, Dishonored 2 is pretty and expansive. Just the mere thought of performing cunning escapes through the new setting of Karnaca makes it all the more harder to wait the next couple of weeks until release.

However, that wait is only worthwhile if our PC systems will be able to handle Dishonored 2. Here are the minimum and recommended requirements, as revealed by publisher Bethesda Softworks.

Minimum Requirements

  • Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit versions)
  • Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
  • 8 GB RAM60 GB free HDD space
  • NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB or better
  • Download of additional files from Steam is required to run the game
  • Requires Steam activation

Recommended Requirements

  • Windows 10 (64-bit versions) 
  • Intel Core i7-4770/AMD FX-8350 or better
  • 16 GB RAM60 GB free HDD space
  • NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB/AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB or better
  • Download of additional files from Steam is required to run the game
  • Requires Steam activation

Interestingly, we’ve also been told of what GPU drivers to run the game on. According to the announcement, Nvidia parties should be running Dishonored 2 on 375.70 while AMD owners need to update their drivers to 16.10.2.

As previously promised by the developer, the PC version features several advanced settings that can be switched off for aging systems. However, for those bolstering powerful rigs, here are the options that you can enable to make your game look all the more pretty.

Visual Settings

  • Adaptive Resolution
  • Gamma
  • Window Mode/Borderless/Fullscreen
  • V-Synch
  • Texture Details
  • Models Details
  • Environmental Details
  • Antialiasing
  • Rat Shadows
  • Bloodfly Shadows
  • Water Quality
  • Shadow Quality
  • View Distance
  • Video Card Selection
  • Resolution
  • Monitor Selection
  • Field of Vision
  • Hardware NVidia Specifics:
    • HBAO+
    • TXAA
    • Surround technology
    • Ansel

Dishonored 2 is scheduled to release on November 11 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Pre-loading via Steam begins on November 8 for everyone who secures early copies.

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