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Risen - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Risen - 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 Risen. 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 Risen 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 Risen ?


Risen - System requirements - Game cover
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Risen is a video game developed by Piranha Bytes, published by Deep Silver, released on 02 - 10 - 2009 It falls under the following genre categories : Adventure Role-playing game


Can I run Risen ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Risen 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 Risen

In order to be able to run Risen at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than 2.0 GHz, more than 1 GB, a GPU that is better ranked than Direct X 9.1; Pixel Shader 3.0; 256 MB (GeForce 7900 - ATI 1800) , while the PC system is running on Win XP .

If you really want to enjoy Risen at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as 3.0 GHz Dual Core, more than 2 GB, a GPU that performs better than Direct X 9.1; Pixel Shader 3.0; 512 MB (GeForce 8800 - ATI Radeon HD 2900) , while the PC system is running on Win XP or Vista, .

Check game system requirements for Risen


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 Risen.

Risen Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Risen. 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 Risen

Necessary PC requirements

CPU 2.0 GHz
RAM 1 GB
GPU Direct X 9.1; Pixel Shader 3.0; 256 MB (GeForce 7900 - ATI 1800)
DX Direct X 9.0c
Operating system Win XP
Storage ~2.5 GB

Optional requirements

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


Recommended PC specs for Risen

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Risen 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 -


Risen Information Card

Developer
Piranha Bytes
Publisher
Deep Silver
Genres
Adventure Role-playing game
Release Date:
02 - 10 - 2009