Far Cry 2 specs revealed

Written by Joe Martin

August 8, 2008 // 5:58 p.m.

Tags: #far-cry-2 #farcry-2 #far-cry-2-specs-revealed #ubisoft

If, like us, you've been eagerly awaiting the release of Ubisoft's Far Cry 2 then you'll be interested in the recently released technical specifications for the PC version of the game, in both minimum and recommended varieties.

Far Cry 2 is completely detached from the previous Far CCry games and has not been developed by the original studio. Instead, the game tells the story of a mercenary outfit trying to take down an African warlord. The game features a vast, open sandbox to play in as well as multiple routes to victory.

You can find the full minimum and recommended specs for the game below.

Minimum requirements:
CPU: Pentium 4 3.2 Ghz, Pentium D 2.66 Ghz, AMD Athlon 64 3500+ or better
RAM: 1 GB
Video card: NVidia 6800 or ATI X1650 or better, Shader Model 3 required, 256 Mb of graphic memory
Media reader: DVD-ROM
Hard drive space: ~12 Gig or HD space. (tbd)

Recommended:
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Family, AMD 64 X2 5200+, AMD Phenom or better
RAM: 2 GB
Video card: NVidia 8600 GTS or better, ATI X1900 or better, 512 Mb of graphic memory
Sound: 5.1 sound card recommended
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

If you want to know more about the game then you can check out our extensive hands-on Far Cry 2 preview. Then, if you've got any questions or just want to share your thoughts then you can do so in the forums.

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