Dark Souls 3 PC System Requirements Revealed

Can your PC handle Dark Souls 3? Can you?

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PC owners will be able to play Dark Souls III on the same day as console owners for the first time in the series' history. However, you'll probably want to know if your computer can run it. Thankfully, its minimum and recommended system requirements have been revealed.

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The game's requirements were posted to Steam earlier today. Here's what you're going to need to run the masochistic RPG:

Minimum PC System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 64 bit
  • Processor: AMD A8 3870 3.6 Ghz or Intel Core i3 2100 3.1Ghz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 / ATI Radeon TM HD 6870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 50 GB available space

Recommended PC System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 64 bit
  • Processor: AMD FX 8150 3.6 GHz or Intel Core i7 2600 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 750, ATI Radeon HD 7850
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 50 GB available space

Dark Souls III arrives on April 12 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

GameSpot got a hands-on preview with Dark Souls III, in which we found it to be faster, smoother, and more fluid than its predecessors. Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki also considers the third Dark Souls to be "the big closure on the series."

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