After many months of speculation, rumours, leaks and everything in between the latest Sonic Generations for PC news all but confirms what many Sega fans already know, Sonic Generations IS coming to PC! The latest news comes from Direct2Drive and GreenManGaming where recommended specs for the PC edition of Sonic Generations have been listed.
I’m really looking forward to seeing not only the beautiful Hedgehog Engine running on high end PC’s but also what the modding community can do with a good Sonic game, which Sonic Generations is shaping up to be!
Also revealed were the system requirements:
Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4200 (2×2.0GHz) or AMD equivalent 2GB RAM (Windows 7/XP)/3GB RAM (Windows Vista) NVIDIA GeForce 8800 / ATI Radeon HD 2900 11 GB free hard drive space
Microsoft Windows 7 Intel Core i5 @ 2.66 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 @ 3.0 GHz 3GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 / ATI Radeon HD 5850 11 GB free hard drive space
SEGA’s Total War franchise is highly successful, will you need to buy new hardware for the next title? Most PC gamers won’t, but I will probably need to get at least a new graphics card. I’m a noob and use ‘on board’ graphics still. Don’t laugh!
Minimum Specs (Required for playing Total War: Shogun 2):
- 2 GHz Intel Dual Core processor / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core processor , or AMD equivalent (with SSE2)
- 1GB RAM (XP), 2GB RAM (Vista / Windows7)
- 256 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card (shader model 3)
- 1024×768 minimum screen resolution
- 20GB free hard disk space
Recommended Specs (Recommended for optimum game play of Total War: Shogun 2):
- 2nd Generation Intel® Core™i5 processor (or greater), or AMD equivalent
- 2GB RAM (XP), 4GB RAM (Vista / Windows7)
- AMD Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 series graphics cards or equivalent DirectX 11 compatible graphics card
- 1280×1024 minimum screen resolution
- 20GB free hard disk space
The game is hitting stores & Steam on March 15th. If you like head slicing Samurai and shadow lurking ninjas, this game is for you.
Did you know that the upcoming Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing is coming to PC? I totally forgot, can you imagine the kind of exclusive character that Sumo Digital could have added? I would have voted for the paper clip from Microsoft Word! Though in all seriousness they have posted the PC specs for the game and here they are:
- OS: Windows XP/Vista. (if running Windows Vista SP1 is recommended)
- Processor: 3.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4/Athlon 64 3000+ or equivalent processor
- Memory: 1GB RAM (2GB on Vista)
- Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compliant video card with 256 MB RAM (NVIDIA 7600 or better, ATI X1300 or better)
- DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
- Hard Drive: 6 GB Hard Drive Space
- Sound: DirectX Compatible Sound Card
- Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4Ghz or Athlon 64 X2 4200+ or better
- Memory: 1.5GB RAM
- Graphics: GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon HD 3800 series with 512 MB of VRAM or better
- Hard Drive: 7 GB Hard Drive Space
- Sound: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Card