Dark Souls 2
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Developed by from software, Dark Souls II is the highly anticipated sequel to the punishing 2011 breakout hit Dark Souls. The unique old-school action rpg experience captivated imaginations of gamers worldwide with incredible challenge and intense emotional reward. Dark Souls II brings the franchise renowned difficulty & gripping gameplay innovations to both single and multiplayer experiences.
Dark Souls 2 System Requirements
16 Jul 2014 - Specs reviewed
Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz / AMD Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5870 1024MB or NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT 512MB
  • VRAM: 512MB
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 14 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz / AMD APU A8-3870K Quad-Core
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 6870 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 14 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Dark Souls 2 Requirements
Dark Souls 2 requires a Radeon HD 6870 graphics card with a Core i3-2100 3.1GHz or APU A8-3870K Quad-Core processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 4 GB will also be needed to achieve the Dark Souls 2 rec specs and get 60FPS. Dark Souls 2 needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce 9600 GT 512MB/Radeon HD 5870 1024MB paired with Phenom II X2 555 Black Edition/Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. Minimum RAM requirements are 2 GB system memory. We suggest a 5 year old PC to play smoothly.
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194 FPS
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How well optimised is Dark Souls 2 for PC? Dark Souls 2 is excellently optimized
9.4
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Dark Souls 2 PC Release Date:

25 Apr 2014

Alternative Game Tags: dark souls 2, DS2, darksouls 2, darksouls2, dark souls II, darksouls PC version, Dark Souls sequel
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