Total War 2: Shogun specs revealed, time to buy new hardware

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.

[Source: SEGAPR]


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