Death Stranding minimum and recommended PC system requirements

Find out if your PC meets the minimum or recommended PC system requirements needed to run Death Stranding.

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Death Stranding has finally arrived on PC and gamers want to know whether their rigs meet the PC system requirements. Whether you’re trying to hit Death Stranding’s minimum or recommended PC specs, either are fairly reachable for most PCs built in the past several years.


Death Stranding PC specs and requirements

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Even though Death Stranding has some jaw-dropping environments, players will be pleased to hear that it actually isn’t too demanding when it comes to PC specs. Unless your PC hasn’t been upgraded in over a decade, there’s a good chance you’ll be able to run it. In fact, there’s a great chance most PC gamers will be able to hit the top end of the PC recommended specs.

Minimum PC system requirements (720p/30fps)

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1050 3GB or AMD Radeon RX 560 4GB
  • Direct X: Version 12
  • HDD: 80GB

Recommended PC system requirements (1080p/30fps)

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 or AMD Ryzen 5 1400
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB or AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB
  • Direct X: Version 12
  • HDD: 80GB

High PC system requirements (1080p/60fps)

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or AMD Radeon RX 590
  • Direct X: Version 12
  • HDD: 80GB

As you can see, there’s really nothing too demanding about any of these PC recommended specs of Death Stranding. The only slight hiccup might come from the GPU, but even the GTX 1060 was released four years ago now. If you’re struggling to hit the high PC specs, perhaps it’s time to consider a PC upgrade – which could be a good idea given all the titles coming out at the end of 2020. While you consider that, check out the Shacknews Death Stranding guide for answers to the many questions you will inevitably have about the game.

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