We Have Your Dark Souls II PC Requirements

Here are the PC requirements you'll need to play the highly anticipated release of Dark Souls II.

Dark Souls is one of those few games that has managed to remain a favorite among its fans in spite of and because of high brutality and extreme difficulty. With Dark Souls II now within reach, release date of March 11th for Xbox 360 and PS3, and April 25th for PC, here are some specs to have your PC ready for its arrival. 


  • OS: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8
  • Processor: AMD Phenom II X2 555 3.2Ghz or Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo E8500 3.17Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT, ATI Radeon HD 5870
  • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Compatible with DirectX 9.0c or higher
  • Network: Internet connection required for online play and product activation


  • OS: Windows 7 SP1
  • Processor: Intel Core TM i3 2100 3.10GHz or AMD A8 3870K 3.0GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 or higher, ATI Radeon HD 6870 or higher
  • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Compatible with DirectX 9.0c or higher
  • Network: Internet connection required for online play and product activation

Dark Souls II is an action role-playing game set in an open world environment, developed for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC by From Software. From Software will also publish the game in Japan, while Namco Bandai Games will do it in other regions. It is also the sequel to Dark Souls and the story will revolve around a cursed undead character trying to find a cure for their curse.


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Published Mar. 7th 2014
  • Corey Kirk
    Featured Columnist
    my body is ready. My soul is not. I foresee many, many, many, many, many, many deaths. *sobs*
  • Proto Foe
    Senior Intern
    I am not prepared!
  • Venisia Gonzalez
    Featured Columnist
    My PC is prepared but I'm not quite sure I am due to fear lol!

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