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Life is Strange is an episodic adventure game from DONTNOD, the team that brought you Remember Me. A narrative driven adventure game, Life is Strange takes place in the town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon, where student Max Caulfield returns after 5 years away. Together her and her childhood friend Chloe must investigate the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber. Choice and consequence are key to Life is Strange, where the ability to rewind time grants the player the ability to see the affects of important decisions, altering Life is Strange's narrative forever.
Life Is Strange - Episode 1 System Requirements
8 Jan 2015 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Vista 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5450 512MB or NVIDIA GeForce 315 512MB
  • VRAM: 512MB
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 3 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4890 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 3 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Life Is Strange - Episode 1 Requirements
To run Life Is Strange - Episode 1 on high graphics settings your PC will require at least a 1GB GeForce GTX 260 / Radeon HD 4890 with a Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ CPU. System memory required for Life Is Strange - Episode 1 is 2 GB performance memory. Taking a look at the min reqs you will require a Radeon HD 5450 512MB graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ processor to reach the minimum Life Is Strange - Episode 1 specs, run on low graphics setting and 720p. To be able to run at all you will need at least 2 GB system memory. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 9 or Life Is Strange - Episode 1 won’t run. Recommended needs around a 12 year old PC to run.
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Life Is Strange - Episode 1 PC Release Date:

30 Jan 2015

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If anyone is curious, I can run this on Max settings at 50-60 fps (60fps all the time without MSAA).

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I voted yes because… you can run it but you will get frames at around 20FPS
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being this game is very well optimised, yeah, low-medium settings with 30-40 fps :)

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I beat the game at Medium with FXAA at 1280x720 and my Frame Rate probably averaged 35-40 FPS and my GPU is worse than yours so easily :)


It's a good game, I recommend you go for it ^_^
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I only had a few trouble spots where my frames still most likely averaged around 28-30 FPS.

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I read that with your new rig and thought you were trolling then I saw your new one was posted after your comment haha. At first I was like wow what a d*ck.

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Yeah, my rig at the time of this comment was my laptop which had a core i5-3337U and a GeForce 710M :P

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For those of you considering this game, I highly recommend it to most people out there. It's an amazing experience which I'd advise you try at least


It's got an interesting, engaging and incredibly twisty and dark narrative (did I forget to mention the feels,) compelling characters (especially Max and Chloe,) and it doesn't have crazy system requirements.

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In the way of performance just to give people an idea: I ran the majority of the game around 40-45 FPS on the "Medium" preset but with resolution at 1280x720. There were a few trouble spots such as when there is a lot of use of lighting which brings performance down to around 20-25 FPS, and a scene in Episode 4 brought performance down to its knees at 10 FPS, but it was only a blip.


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For any of those with issues with starting up the game (I initially had issues too,) this forum will state numerous ways to fix it: https://steamcommunity.com/app/319630/discussions/1/537405286640101039/


I fixed my issues by downloading Microsoft C++ Redistributable 2012 and 2013 with both x86 and x64 versions

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