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These are the Stalker 2 system requirements you'll need to meet

Stalker 2
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Stalker 2 (opens in new tab) got a very entertaining trailer at E3, coming a long way from its janky but deeply beloved predecessor. It's been a long time coming, but we finally have a release date of April 28, 2022 along with both the minimum and recommended system requirements popping up on Steam (opens in new tab).

The specs for Stalker 2 are a little beefy, to say the least. You're going to need at least an RTX 2070 Super if you want to run the game at its recommended specs, so let's hope graphics cards (opens in new tab) aren't like gold dust in 10 months' time, eh? It's also worth noting that GSC Game World is recommending an SSD for both the minimum and recommended specifications for an optimal experience. The game is also 150GB, so you might want to make some room on said SSD.

Stalker 2 minimum requirements

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 1600X | Intel Core i5-7600K
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB
  • Storage: 150GB
  • Additional notes: SSD
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X | Intel Core i7-9700K
  • Memory: 16GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB | NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB | NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB
  • Storage: 150GB
  • Additional notes: SSD
Mollie Taylor
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