PC Graphics/Controller/Steam Specifications

#1 Posted by GERALTITUDE (4544 posts) -

Link to article on Irrational's website.

System requirements:


  • OS: Windows Vista Service Pack 2 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 DUO 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Drive: 20 GB free
  • Video Card: DirectX10 Compatible ATI Radeon HD 3870 / NVIDIA 8800 GT / Intel HD 3000 Integrated Graphics
  • Video Card Memory: 512 MB
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible


  • OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit
  • Processor: Quad Core Processor
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Hard Drive: 30 GB free
  • Video Card: DirectX11 Compatible, AMD Radeon HD 6950 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
  • Video Card Memory: 1024 MB
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Interesting & Etc:

- BI is a DX11 game

- support for multi-monitors

- Great widescreen support (wider your screen, more you see)

- controller support with multiple layouts

- free bind for keyboards

- Steam Cloud support

- Steam Big Picture support

- 3 DVD install. Thanks to BIG textures.

I'll be running this on my 480... should like aight. What do y'all think? Also, been away for a while. May be my first post since Christmas. Happy New Year bombers!

#2 Posted by niko555 (132 posts) -

30GB free space!?

Damn! games are getting big.

#3 Edited by believer258 (12969 posts) -

Recommending a 6950? Isn't that kind of high?


For example, some of the most requested PC features these days are in-game V-Sync and FOV adjustment controls. Unfortunately, given our tight sc—wait, never mind. We added those too!

Almost had me there. Did all that work and didn't include an FOV slider? Oh wait...

EDIT 2: Also, it looks like I'll be buying this game at a store since it's a good candidate for day 1 purchase for me.

#4 Posted by BraveToaster (12636 posts) -

Yay for controller support!

#5 Posted by endoworks (332 posts) -

I'm going to need a new video card... Everything should be good to go!

#6 Posted by TheHT (12568 posts) -

no steam cheevos? well at least there's no GFWL as well as steam.

#7 Posted by FakeKisser (372 posts) -

I'm very excited for this game on PC. It's not going to stretch the current hardware as much as it could, but it's a good step forward. I just bought a 2GB 7850, so I should be set. I am planning on building a new PC this fall or winter, though, when new consoles are coming out, and games get another graphics bump. :)

#8 Posted by Video_Game_King (36566 posts) -

Who the hell would play BioShock with a controller? It's an FPS.

#9 Posted by BeachThunder (13306 posts) -

So...does this mean the game's actually going to be released?

#10 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

I'm stoked that more and more devs making sure their games scale well on different hardware and including plenty of graphics-tweaking options.

Plus the website is great:

What’s that you’re mumbling to yourself? You prefer a console controller? Don’t worry, traitor, your secret is safe with us.
#11 Posted by haffy (681 posts) -

@Video_Game_King said:

Who the hell would play BioShock with a controller? It's an FPS.

I probably would play it on the couch with a controller and TV, so me.

#12 Posted by TooWalrus (13342 posts) -

@GERALTITUDE: I have a 480 too, I'm not expecting too much trouble, that thing'll eat up anything I throw at it, for 1920x1080, at least.

#13 Posted by Video_Game_King (36566 posts) -


Why not get a wireless mouse and keyboard?

#14 Posted by GERALTITUDE (4544 posts) -

Glad to hear you say that, makes me question my eyes less. I have the same monitor set up, computer itself probably 6 years old now. Always feel like I want to upgrade but when I play Sleeping Dogs/ACIII or whatever I still feel the games look awesome.

That said, a 2560X1600 set up with one of them newfangled super cards would probably look pretty cool.

Yeah, the whole release is pretty amazingly written. Nearly everything on that site has a tongue-in-cheek, down-to-earth flavor.

#15 Posted by haffy (681 posts) -

@Video_Game_King said:


Why not get a wireless mouse and keyboard?

I don't really mind playing FPS with a controller if it's single player. Getting a wireless mouse and keyboard just to play on the TV seems kind of overboard when I'm happy enough with a controller.

#16 Posted by SirPsychoSexy (1365 posts) -

@Video_Game_King: People who prefer FPS games with controllers

#17 Posted by Video_Game_King (36566 posts) -


You mean leprechauns?

#18 Posted by SlashDance (1864 posts) -

Fuck me, enough with the gigantic PC games that take 2 full nights to download on my peasant Internet connection !

Seems like a great PC version, tough. That's great news !

#19 Posted by zenmastah (1068 posts) -

Fuck that, bring on dem texturessssssss!

#20 Posted by Andorski (5469 posts) -

Hopefully I can max out this game with a GTX570 and i5. I'm getting more excited for this game the closer it comes out.

#21 Posted by Hitchenson (4708 posts) -

@SirPsychoSexy said:

@Video_Game_King: People who prefer FPS games with controllers

Oh, mentalists. Fair.

#22 Posted by Colourful_Hippie (5008 posts) -

That's it? Now I can't wait to play this.

#23 Posted by amir90 (2243 posts) -

Is this game unreal engine as well?
My GPU hits the recommended spot, which I think would be sufficient for almost max graphics.

#24 Edited by iragequit (337 posts) -

@believer258: I only have two of those so I hope its smooth.

#25 Posted by Humanity (11851 posts) -

@niko555 said:

30GB free space!?

Damn! games are getting big.

When I was installing Tera a while back it took up over 40gb of space before it finally finished just downloading everything. It was kind of nuts.

#26 Posted by niko555 (132 posts) -

@humanity: Its insane to think how much bigger games have become so fast.

Hope internet speeds keep up or Tera 2 will be a bitch to download.

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