Alan Wake 2 PC requirements confirmed
All settings to require either DLSS or FSR.
Alan Wake II, developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Epic Games, serves as the sequel to the 2010 title, Alan Wake, which chronicled the journey of a writer battling a malevolent force that brought his nightmares to life.
Set 13 years after the original game’s events, Alan Wake II introduces two playable characters. The first is Alan Wake himself, who remains entrapped within the enigmatic dark place. The second character is Saga Anderson, an FBI agent, tasked with investigating a string of ritualistic murders in Bright Falls, the very town where Alan’s harrowing ordeal began.
Remedy Entertainment has just unveiled the PC system requirements for the game, and they are undeniably demanding. Notably, each tier mandates the use of DLSS3 or FSR2 upscaling, suggesting that the game may not run optimally without these upscaling technologies.
For the minimum specifications, players should have a GeForce RTX 2060 or Radeon RX 6600, which will suffice for playing at 1080p with low settings at 30 FPS. Gamers equipped with RTX 3060/3070 or RX 6600XT/6700XT graphics cards can expect higher resolution or more FPS, enabling gameplay with medium settings. The Ultra requirements call for RTX 4070 or RX 7800 XT graphics, delivering the performance needed for 4K gaming at 60 FPS with upscaling in the Performance profile.
For those eager to experience ray tracing, especially at 60 FPS, a minimum of an RTX 4070 or 4080 graphics card is advised. These GPUs are capable of delivering satisfactory performance at either 1080p or 4K with a smooth 60 FPS gameplay experience. It’s worth noting that Remedy specifies that 4K with the RT High preset can only be achieved using DLSS or FSR Performance profiles.
Alan Wake II is slated for release on October 27, 2023, and will be available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S platforms.
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