Dark Souls III – Revised PC System Requirements Revealed – Quad-Core Minimum, GTX970 Recommended

FromSoftware has revealed the revised PC system requirements for Dark Souls III. Compared to the older PC system requirements, PC gamers will now need at least a quad-core CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750Ti or an ATI Radeon HD6870.

Regarding the game’s PC recommended requirements, FromSoftware now suggests an NVIDIA GTX970 or equivalent graphics card. The previous PC recommended requirements listed an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 or an ATI Radeon HD7850 as the recommended GPUs.

You can view the previous official PC requirements here.

And here are the new PC system requirements for Dark Souls III.

Minimum Requirements:

  • OS: Windows® 7 SP1 64bit, Windows® 8.1 64bit,
    Windows® 10 64bit
  • CPU: Intel® Core ™ i5 2500 3.3GHz / AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750 Ti graphics card, ATI Radeon ™ HD 6870 graphics card
  • DirectX: DirectX 11
  • Storage: At least 20 GB of free space
  • Soundcard: DirectX11 more than the sound card that supports
  • Network: Internet connection environment necessary for the license authentication and online play of the first time start-up

Recommended Requirements:

  • OS: Windows® 7 SP1 64bit, Windows® 8.1 64bit, Windows® 10 64bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 2600 3.4 GHz / AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970 or equivalent graphics card
  • DirectX: DirectX 11
  • Storage: At least 20 GB of free space
  • Soundcard: DirectX11 more than the sound card that supports
  • Controller: Xbox One controller, Xbox 360 Controller for Windows
  • Network: Internet connection environment necessary for the license authentication and online play of the first time start-up

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