Dishonored 2 PC System Requirements and Settings Revealed

Don't forget to adjust your rat shadows.


Dishonored 2 releases next week, and if you want to run it on PC at its recommended settings, you'll need to have a pretty decent rig. Bethesda announced that the stealth game has gone gold, alongside revealing its system requirements and advanced settings on its website today.

While you don't need that impressive of a PC to run it at the minimum settings, the recommended ones ask for an Intel Core i7-4770, 16 GB RAM, and a GTX 1060 with 6 GB of VRAM. You can take a look at the full requirements at the bottom of this article.

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When it comes to its advanced settings, you'll be able to tweak everything from resolution to rat shadows. Other notable settings include adaptive resolution, video card selection, monitor selection, and bloodfly shadows. The full list can be seen below.

You'll be able to preload Dishonored 2 on Steam starting November 8. The same is true for PS4, while you can preload on Xbox One now.

Dishonored 2 launches November 11 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Preordering the game lets you play it a day early. And when you start playing, you'll be asked to make a choice of whether you want to play through the entire game with or without supernatural powers.

System Requirements


  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 660 2 GB/AMD Radeon HD 7970 3 GB or better
  • Storage: 60 GB


  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4770/AMD FX-8350 or better
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 6 GB/AMD Radeon RX 480 8 GB or better
  • Storage: 60 GB

Advanced PC Settings

Visual Settings:

  • Adaptive Resolution
  • Gamma
  • Window Mode/Borderless/Fullscreen
  • V-Synch
  • Texture Details
  • Models Details
  • Environmental Details
  • Antialiasing
  • Rat Shadows
  • Bloodfly Shadows
  • Water Quality
  • Shadow Quality
  • View Distance
  • Video Card Selection
  • Resolution
  • Monitor Selection
  • Field of Vision

Hardware Nvidia Specifics:

  • HBAO+
  • TXAA
  • Surround technology
  • Ansel

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