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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 13 year old PC to run.
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Life Is Strange - Episode 1 PC Release Date:

30 Jan 2015

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any chance running it on my laptop at 720p? i'm on win10 btw

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I'm running at 40 FPS on Medium settings at 1280x720. Some scenes which use a lot of lighting can drop to around 23 FPS or even lower in Episode 4. I'd say you'll be able to run this on low at your resolution, using FXAA by looking at your GPU specs. This game for me is a CPU hog too


I highly recommend this game and I hope you enjoy :)


I did initially have issues, but Google solved that

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My reply continued…


If you have issues starting up the game like I did, here's a link to a forum which helped a lot: https://steamcommunity.com/app/319630/discussions/1/537405286640101039/


But yeah, like I said: This game's brilliant, go for it :)
It's got teh feelz

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well i don't really rely on 720p tho. if the fps i get is too bad i dont mind lowering it to 1024x768, and i don't really care about AA ( i dont mind not using

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Ah, alrighty
I'm not sure how well you'll fare as you run an iGPU and I did test the first scene on Intel HD 4000, which gets significantly less frames.


However, your iGPU has way more SPUs than Intel HD 4000 so you should be fine at low 720p low FXAA or med 1024x768 also with low FXAA

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Hi,
can i run this game or i shouldn't bother myself??? Thanks in advance..

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i know its late man but go for it. the system requirements of this game are bull. i can run this game at high settings with an average for 30-40fps. you should be able to at medium settings no problem, :)

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can I run it in 1080p ?

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Yes.

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yes , low settings 768 p

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can i run it on lowest settings ?

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Yes. with 30 fps on 1080p. IF you want, you can try lowering your resolution for more FPS.

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This game made a "man" like me cry.

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every man has his weak spot…but i guess that Life Is Strange is everyone's weak spot…

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settings and fps?

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Medium setting.. 30 FPS with resolution at 1024 x 768..

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Medium setting.. 30 FPS with resolution at 1024 x 768..

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Can I run this at, well, 30 fps medium settings? 1280x720 resolution

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Yes you can !!!! i am playing episode 1 right now… Game is a little Girlish.

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Yeah, I did play through all 5 episodes without a problem, except the over-crowded part in episode 4, but setting everything to low solved the issue there.

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Yes you can !!!! i am playing episode 1 right now… Game is a little Girlish.

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Yeah, I did play through all 5 episodes without a problem, except the over-crowded part in episode 4, but setting everything to low solved the issue there.

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can i run this game low at my res possibly. gd says yes since my gpu is 74% better than the minimum gpu.
I played telltale game of thrones at low and which has higher requirements than this game. so any chance :P

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You SHOULD be able to play this at "Low-Medium" Settings… it will be smooth gameplay because your Resolution. Have Fun :)

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thanks mate cheers ;)

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can i run this game with an hp pavillion 17 fo53us
os is windows 8.1 64 bit
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im not sure about any more than that

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