Dead Island 2 system requirements - Minimum and recommended specs

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The third instalment of the beloved Dead Island franchise by Dambuster Studios, Dead Island 2, is scheduled for an April 2023 launch. The renowned horror title, which is set months after the first Dead Island game, depicts California being completely quarantined as a result of a new, more potent zombie virus epidemic. Here are the Dead Island 2 system requirements you need to know.

The same post-apocalyptic atmosphere from past games will be recreated for fans, but with a number of new intriguing aspects, such as a new "rage" and crafting system. Without wasting much time, we'll detail the minimum and recommended requirements on PC for the game.


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Dead Island 2 system requirements

The Dead Island 2 system requirements have yet to be confirmed, but will appear on its Epic Games Store page as soon as it lands. As such, it'll give you plenty of time to measure up your current setup to see if you need to upgrade anything prior to its launch. Check out our estimations of the minimum and recommended specs below.

The player character fighting zombies with a wrench in Dead Island 2.

Dead Island 2 minimum required specs

  • Processor - Intel Core i3-4370 or AMD FX-6350 CPU
  • Memory - 8 GB RAM
  • OS - Windows 10 64-bit Operating System
  • Graphics - NVIDA GeForce GTX 650 or AMD Radeon HD 5850
  • DirectX - Pixel Shader Version 5.0 or Vertex Shader Version 5.0

Dead Island 2 recommended specs

  • Processor - Intel Core i7-6850K or AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU
  • Memory - 12 GB RAM
  • OS - Windows 10 64-bit Operating System
  • Graphics - NVIDA GeForce GTX 1660 or AMD Radeon R9 390
  • DirectX - Pixel Shader Version 5.1 or Vertex Shader Version 5.1
  • 6GB VRAM

Now that Dead Island 2 is finally going to release after years of speculation, fans are really excited. The system requirements shouldn't be too demand, given how new the game is. It'll be exciting to see whether this game would be able to replicate the success of its predecessor.

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