Friday, August 8th 2008

Ubisoft's Far Cry 2 System Requirements Published

Publisher Ubisoft issued today the minimum and recommended system requirements for the PC edition of Ubisoft Montreal's open-world first person shooter Far Cry 2. The successor of the original Far Cry game is also due to be released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this fall. "It has always been our intention to make Far Cry 2 as accessible to everyone as possible, and we have worked continuously to optimize Far Cry 2 to achieve this goal," said lead technical director Dominic Guay. The full specs follow below.

Minimum requirements
  • CPU:
  • Pentium 4 3.2 Ghz, Pentium D 2.66 Ghz
    AMD Athlon 64 3500+ or better
  • Video card:
  • NVIDIA 6800 or ATIX1650 or better
    Shader Model 3 required
    256 Mb of graphic memory
  • Memory:
  • 1 GB
  • Media reader:
  • DVD-ROM
  • Hard drive space:
  • ~12 Gig or HD space. (tbd)
Recommended
  • CPU:
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Family
    AMD64 X2 5200+, AMD Phenom or better
  • Video card:
  • NVIDIA 8600 GTS or better
    ATIX1900 or better
    512 Mb of graphic memory
  • Memory:
  • 2 GB
  • Sound:
  • 5.1 sound card recommended
  • Media reader:
  • DVD-ROM
  • Supported Video cards
  • NVIDIA 6800, NVIDIA 7000 series, 8000 series, 9000 series, 200 series. 8800M and 8700M supported for laptops.
    ATI X1650-1950 series , HD2000 series , HD3000 series , HD4000 series.
Source: Shacknews
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77 Comments on Ubisoft's Far Cry 2 System Requirements Published

#1
zithe
by: Jelle Mees
Because the HD2600 cards suck. The ATI 8600GTS is about equal to the X1900GT, that's why they mention the X1900GT and not the HD2600.
ATI 8600gts???

Edit1: How good was the X1900GT? My X1800XT rapes my friend's 8600gt.
Edit2: Oh it's slower than the x1800xt by a little bit.
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#2
Triprift
by: Trizmatic
Exactly. They also don't say at what settings. At a low rez and all settings at low, my old P4, AGP 6800GT system would run Crysis with good frames.

The PC version is supposed to look a lot better than the console versions. As long as that is true and the gameplay is as good as the hype says, I will be happy with it.
Exactly mon coudnt of put it better myself and with better optimisation will make it more accesable to a larger audience then Crysis did. And Triz compliments on the avvy best on TPU :toast:
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