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Resident Evil 2 remake PC system requirements

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The Resident Evil 2 remake will include Tofu, Hunk and that big bastard alligator (opens in new tab). That's the best headline I've been allowed to publish in two years of news writing at PC Gamer, which also makes me wonder: can my desktop handle a modernised slant on that hulking crocodilian? 

Ahead of its January 25, 2019 due date, the Resident Evil 2 remake now has a Steam page (opens in new tab)—within which you'll find its minimum and recommended PC system requirements. See how you measure up: 

PC building guides

Need a new PC for the Resident Evil 2 remake? Check out our build guides: 

Budget gaming PC (opens in new tab)
(~$750/£750) - A good entry-level system.
Mid-range gaming PC (opens in new tab)
(~$1,250/£1,250) - Our recommended build for most gamers.
High-end gaming PC (opens in new tab)
(~$2,000/£2,000) - Everything a gamer could want.
Extreme gaming PC (opens in new tab)
(>$3,000/£3,000) - You won the lotto and are going all-in on gaming.

Prefer to buy a prebuilt than building it yourself? Check out our guide to the Best Gaming PCs.

The common cold

OS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-4460, 2.70GHz or AMD FX-6300 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R7 260x with 2GB Video RAM
DirectX: Version 11

The G-Virus 

OS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (64-BIT Required)
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770 or AMD FX-9590 or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480 with 3GB VRAM
DirectX: Version 11

After its release date announcement (opens in new tab) and extended E3 in-game footage (opens in new tab), we gathered everything we know about the Resident Evil 2 remake (opens in new tab)

Capcom has since launched a further five minutes of gameplay. Here's that: