Resident Evil 2 remake's PC System Requirements

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Resident Evil 2 remake's PC System requirements

Resident Evil 2 remake's PC System Requirements

Capcom is set to return to Raccoon City in early 2019, recreating Resident Evil 2 with Resident Evil 7's RE Engine to deliver enhanced visuals and a reimagining of the classic experience that is more palatable for modern audiences. 

During AMD's E3 livestream the company confirmed that they are co-operating with the development of Capcom's remake, with plans to deliver DirectX 12 support, optimise the title's performance and offer full support for FreeSync 2 and HDR.  

It is possible that AMD's optimisation work will also apply to other RE Engine games like Devil May Cry 5, though co-operation beyond Resident Evil 2 (Remake) has not been confirmed. Recent AMD optimised games offer support for Radeon features like Shader Intrinsics and Rapid Packed Math (FP16 acceleration). 

So far, Resident Evil 2 appears to be easy to run on modern PCs, with the game's PC system requirements asking for a minimum of an R7 260X, which was a low-end GPU that released in 2013. Modern gaming PCs shouldn't have any issues running this game. 


If these PC system requirements are correct, we can assume that Resident Evil 2 will support both DirectX 11 and DirectX 12, with Capcom listing both sub-3GHz Haswell CPUs and AMD Piledriver-based CPUs in their system requirements, which are pretty low-end when compared to modern Intel i3 and AMD Ryzen processors. 


OS: WINDOWS 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-4460, 2.70GHz or AMD FX-6300 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7 260x with 2GB Video RAM
DirectX: Version 11


OS: WINDOWS® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel® Core i7-3770 or AMD FX-9590 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480 with 3GB VRAM
DirectX: Version 11

Resident Evil 2's remake will release on January 25th, 2019 on PC, Xbox One and PS4. 

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25-06-2018, 05:22:45

Best one of the series. First game I played that had the scare factor. Always remember that sigh of relief when I managed to reach a typewriter to save.Quote

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