Saints Row 2 PC System Requirements Released; Delayed Port Uses Steam for DRM

By Nick Breckon, Dec 29, 2008 10:39am PST The late-to-the-party PC port of Saints Row 2 will use only Steam for its copy protection, according to a forum post by Volition community manager Singular.

"We're trying to use a very low impact DRM here, since we've seen some of the headaches faced by other major game releases in recent months," said the spokesperson.

Saints Row 2 PC will be available January 6 in stores and on Steam.

The developer of the open-world title also revealed the minimum and recommended requirements for the game, which can be found below:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows XP / Vista
  • 2.0 GHz Dual-Core Processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X2)
  • 1 GB Available System Memory
  • 15 GB Available Hard Drive Space
  • 128 MB 3D Video Card w/Shader Model 3.0 Support (Nvidia GeForce 7600 / ATI Radeon X1300)
  • DirectX Compatible Display Capable of 640x480 16-bit Color Resolution
  • DirectX 9.0c Compatible 16-bit Sound Card
  • Broadband Connection for Internet Multiplayer
Recommended Requirements:
  • Windows XP / Vista
  • 3.2 GHz Dual-Core Processor (Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon X2)
  • 2 GB Available System Memory
  • 256 MB 3D Video Card with Shader Model 3.0 Support (Nvidia GeForce 8800 / ATI Radeon HD3850)
  • DirectX Compatible Display Capable of 1024x768 in 32-bit Color
  • DirectX 9.0c Compatible 16-bit Sound Card
  • Recommended System Requirements Required for 2-12 Player Multiplayer or Co-Op

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