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Darksiders II - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Darksiders II - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.


We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in Darksiders II. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.

Will Darksiders II run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?

What is Darksiders II ?


Darksiders II - System requirements - Game cover
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Darksiders II is a video game developed by Vigil Games, published by THQ Nordic, released on 21 - 08 - 2012 It falls under the following genre categories : Adventure Action Hack and Slash


Can I run Darksiders II ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Darksiders II on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.

Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for Darksiders II

In order to be able to run Darksiders II at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than 2.0Ghz Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor or AMD equivalent, more than 2GB, a GPU that is better ranked than NVIDIA 9800 GT 512 MB Video Card or AMD equivalent , while the PC system is running on Windows XP, Windows Vista SP1 or Windows 7 .

If you really want to enjoy Darksiders II at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Any Quad-core AMD or Intel Processor, more than 2GB, a GPU that performs better than NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 512MB Video Card or AMD equivalent , while the PC system is running on Windows 7, .

Check game system requirements for Darksiders II


In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the Darksiders II.

Darksiders II Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Darksiders II. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run Darksiders II

Necessary PC requirements

CPU 2.0Ghz Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor or AMD equivalent
RAM 2GB
GPU NVIDIA 9800 GT 512 MB Video Card or AMD equivalent
DX -
Operating system Windows XP, Windows Vista SP1 or Windows 7
Storage 20 GB space free (10 GB free after install)

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Darksiders II

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Darksiders II the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection -
Screen resolution -


Darksiders II Information Card

Developer
Vigil Games
Publisher
THQ Nordic
Genres
Adventure Action Hack and Slash
Release Date:
21 - 08 - 2012