Hatred Is The First AO Rated Title to Be Sold via Steam, System Requirements Revealed

Some questions arose as to whether Steam would still carry Destructive Creation’s Hatred after the ESRB rated it AO, or Adults Only, it appears we may now have an answer. The game’s Steam page went up and even includes mention of its AO rating on the right hand side.

What’s particularly interesting about this is Steam has long avoided carrying AO titles. Most notably Manhunt 2, also rated AO. Steam does carry the first Manhunt, only rated M (Mature) by the ESRB. Does the release of Hatred indicate Valve may be considering allowing AO content? Or at least AO content on a case-by-case basis? Tough to say. We’ve reached out to Valve for comment regarding any change in policy.

The page also includes the specs, I’m unsure if they were available before but at the very least we’ve never posted them.

System Requirements

MINIMUM:

    • OS: Windows® 7 (SP1) / Windows® 8 / Windows® 8.1 / (64-bit only)
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-750 or 3.2 GHz AMD Phenom™ II X4 955
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD5850 (1 GB VRAM)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible

RECOMMENDED:

    • OS: Windows® 7 (SP1) / Windows® 8 / Windows® 8.1 / (64-bit only)
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Intel® Core™ i5-2400S or 4.0 GHz AMD FX-8350 or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon R9 290X or better (2 GB VRAM)
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX-compatible

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