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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC System Requirements Revealed

Rockstar Games has revealed the Red Dead Redemption 2 PC system requirements in a new blog post and revealed that you can now pre-purchase the game from the Rockstar Games Launcher. Don’t forget that you can choose an additional two free games (from older Rockstar titles such as Max Payne 3, L.A. Noire and more as a bonus reward. You will also get upgraded to the Premium Edition of the game if you pre-purchase it.

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With the gaming coming to PC in less than a month, releasing on 5 November 2019, Rockstar Games has shared the most important information that PC gamers need to know: The Red Dead Redemption 2 system requirements and they look pretty decent, except for the massive download the game will require.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=”20″] Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC takes full advantage of the power of the PC to bring every corner of this massive, rich and detailed world to life from the windswept snowy peaks of the Grizzly Mountains to the dusty roads of Lemoyne; from the mud-spattered storefronts of Valentine to the cobbled streets of St Denis. New graphical and technical enhancements for deeper immersion include increased draw distances for better navigation; higher-quality global illumination and ambient occlusion for improved day and night lighting; higher quality snow trails, improved reflections and deeper, higher resolution shadows at all distances; tessellated tree textures and improved grass and fur textures for added realism in every plant and animal.


Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC also offers HDR support, the ability to run high-end display setups with 4K resolution and beyond, multi-monitor configurations, widescreen configurations, faster frame rates and more. [/perfectpullquote]

Now, onto the Red Dead Redemption 2 PC system requirements. Note that Rockstar didn’t reveal what FPS target these setups are supposed to hit. Further, don’t expect to play the game in 4K (at any reasonable FPS) even if you are on the “recommended” system requirements.

Minimum Specifications:

  • OS:  Windows 7 – Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601)
  • Processor:  Intel® Core™ i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300
  • Memory:  8GB
  • Graphics Card:  Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 2GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB
  • HDD Space:  150GB
  • Sound Card:  DirectX compatible

Recommended Specifications:

  • OS:  Windows 10 – April 2018 Update (v1803)
  • Processor:  Intel® Core™ i7-4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
  • Memory:  12GB
  • Graphics Card:  Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB
  • HDD Space:  150GB
  • Sound Card:  DirectX compatible

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Does your gaming rig meet the game’s system requirements? Let us know in the comment section below.

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