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Metro: Last Light [PC]
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Metro: Last Light PC Release date
EU Release Date:
May-16-2013
US Release Date:
May-14-2013
AU Release Date:
May-16-2013
Official release date


Genre
Shooter
RPG
Action
Theme
Sci fi
Horror
Metro: Last Light is available on PC
Direct X
Metro: Last Light has the option of advanced Direct X which usually result in enhanced graphics. If your system is not good enough for these higher levels of DX the game should still run ok
MultiPlayer
Metro: Last Light is designed to be played with other people or it is heavily bias towards that type of gameplay
Downloadable Content
Metro: Last Light is intiailly released as a download. It is usually an expansion pack so check to see if you need a main game before getting this. Metro: Last Light may be released in the shops at a later stage
XBox 360 Game
Metro: Last Light is available on the Microsoft XBox 360 console
PS3 Game
Metro: Last Light is available on the Sony PS3 console
Back of the Box

Metro 2034 sequel to Metro 2033 is called Metro Last Light
It is the year 2034.
Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside - and within.
Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above.
But rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are locked in a struggle for the ultimate power, a doomsday device from the military vaults of D6. A civil war is stirring that could wipe humanity from the face of the earth forever.
As Artyom, burdened by guilt but driven by hope, you hold the key to our survival - the last light in our darkest hour…
A gripping, story-driven first person shooter, Metro: Last Light is the hugely anticipated sequel to 2010's critically acclaimed cult classic Metro 2033 Experience thrilling combat with an exotic arsenal of hand-made weaponry against deadly foes - both human and mutant - and use stealth to launch attacks under the cover of darkness


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PC Metro: Last Light User Scores
Metro: Last Light System Requirements
INTEL CPU
AMD CPU
Nvidia GPU
AMD GPU
RAM
OS
Direct X
HDD Space
GD Verdict
Minimum Requirements
2 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win Xp 32
DX 9
20 GB
FPS
GD Adjusted Requirements
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 6
Win 7 64
DX 11
20 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
20 GB
FPS
Average Frames Per Second
Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
High Setting
Premium Only FPS
Ultra Setting
Premium Only FPS
Metro: Last Light Gamer Feedback Results
  • Anti Aliasing
    FXAA
    MSAA 2x
    MSAA 4x
    MSAA 8x
    SSAA
    SMAA
    CSAA 16x
    Mac OS
    Yes 33%
    No 67%
    Console Port
    Yes 21%
    No 79%
    Bindable Mouse Btns
    Yes
  • PC Optimised
    Yes 83%
    No 17%
    Sandbox Quality
    Non-existent 39%
    Oculus Support
    No
    Frame per Sec Cap
    No 53%
  • What People Will Pay
    $26
    AMD optimised
    Yes 56%
    No 44%
    Nvidia optimised
    Yes 86%
    No 14%
    Game too Buggy
    No 92%
    Yes 8%
  • Good on Low graphics
    Yes 84%
    No 16%
    Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 50%
    No 50%
    Good Surround Sound
    Yes 89%
    No 11%
    Good Ending
    Yes 93%
    No 7%
  • Replayability
    Yes
    3.3 / 10
    Multiple Endings
    Yes 75%
    No 25%
    Time to Complete
    11 hours
    Best Control Scheme
    Mouse 97%
  • Game Difficulty
    Challenging 55%
    Sli/Crossfire Support
    Yes
    Non-skip Cutscenes
    No 85%
    Anytime Quick Save
    No
  • Worth Getting
    Yes 94%
    No 6%
8.9

Avg Member Score
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The latest system requirements News for Metro: Last Light
May-13-2014 4A Games, the system-frying developer of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, has confirmed that it is working on more games in the Metro universe, as well as other unannounced projects.A statement was s...
May-18-2014 A couple of weeks ago we ran some frames per second gameplay tests on the GD Machine 2014 for Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, taking in-game average frame rates for 4A Games’ stunningly beauti...
Apr-01-2014 Next-gen console owners will finally be able to get a taste of Metro’s true potential with the recent confirmation of Metro Redux by publisher Deep Silver.Metro Redux will bundle up 4A Games&rsq...
Aug-30-2013 Metro: Last Light’s second piece of DLC has been dated. 'The Tower Pack’ will arrive on 3rd September on Steam, PSN and Xbox Live. EU Playstation users will have to wait another day.The DL...
Aug-28-2013 Fans of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light are in luck, publisher owner of the series, Deep Silver, have suggested that a new Metro game is already planned for.Metro 2033 enjoyed solid success, especial...
Jul-11-2013 Metro Last Light is the direct sequel to Metro 2033, developed by 4A Games, and has been considered a AAA game even with the comparitively tiny budget.We were promised many story driven DLCs for the g...
Jun-30-2013 Ever wondered how well your system will run Metro Last Light or if it will run it at all?We have put together a series of benchmarks with various cards from laptop to desktop and from integrated, to e...
May-22-2013 Metro: Last Light was released just last week, and 4A games have now announced their DLC plans for the summer.Four new DLC's are planned, starting with the Faction Pack next month, which includes more...
May-20-2013 Metro: Last Light was billed as needing a GTX Titan to run on full specs, which seems like overkill given modern games.Gregsuarez has used his dual GTX 680's to give us a benchmark for the game, and i...
May-18-2013 I'm sure many of you know the recently released game Metro: Last Light? You might be able to tell me who published the game if I asked; but could you name the developers?4A Games are the Kiev based te...
May-16-2013 Many people have been reporting problems with their AMD cards while running Metro: Last Light. We anticipated this.These have just been patched, along with the addition of an attribute that you can tw...
May-15-2013 We have recently released a couple of benchmark analysis for Metro Last Light. One for the Nvidia GTX 560 Ti and the other for the AMD Radeon HD 6670.Next up we want to really push the hardware limits...
May-15-2013 Earlier this week Metro Last Light released and we gave it a run through on the Nvidia 560 Ti. If you recall a few weeks back we let you all know how much Metro Last Light has been "supported" by Nvid...
May-13-2013 Metro Last Light is out very soon and we have begun our Metro Last Light benchmark marathon. Over the course of this week we will benchmark Metro LL on all sorts of real world rigs.First up lets take ...
May-13-2013 The long awaited sequel to Metro 2033, Metro Last Light, releases in the US tomorrow, and Nvidia have already released the new optimised drivers for it.The new Forceware 320.14 are optimised for an aw...
May-12-2013 My dearest friends, settle into a nice comfy chair or snuggle up in bed and prepare to read my summary of GD 2013.How its going so far...Summer is nearly here in the UK and with it come brief moments ...
May-06-2013 4A Games, developers of Metro: Last Light are claiming that Metro Last Light should run faster in DX11 mode as opposed to DX9,More precisely, the figures they are quoting are M:LL will run 15% faster ...
Full system requirements for Metro: Last Light reported on Apr-17-2013

Ahh fascist imagery. Great! Ok, lets get this right out there. Metro Last Light requirements were released already and by our accounts, these are a reworked set of Metro Last Light system requirements.

Why? You might correctly ask. The reason almost feels too much like a belated sponsorship deal with Nvidia, to get some key features promoted before the new gaming pool dries up for summer. Like the new Nvidia Titan range, which of course, has never been in any game's requirements, until now...

Let me break down the facts.

Metro 2033, the first Metro game, was a big player in terms of heavy system requirements, a few years back. So we will be expecting something hefty from it again.

There are no other requirement heavy games to sponsor for a good few months, once Metro Last Light is behind us.

Nvidia has the new super expensive Titan GPU that has never been a requirement for a game before. Why would it? We dont think any game developer in their right mind would "normally" tell players that their game would only run at max if they bought a GPU that came out a few weeks ago and costs up to £975.27 in the UK and up to $1322.55 in the US.

And so, as if by magic, an excuse presents itself to those rich people who are thinking about upgrading. Before Metro Last Light just changed its system requirements there was no obvious reason to upgrade to a Titan not now or anytime soon.

Don't get me wrong, we love massive system requirements for games, its what helps keep the PC gaming industry vibrant and alive. Metro Last Light is looking beautiful too, although not goregous enough to keep THQ from going down, but DX11 accelerated with an extra dose of particle physics and destructive scenery thrown in.

But, when you look over this new revised version of the Metro Last Light system requirements, well it feels contrived and reads like an Nvidia press release about their latest expensive tech.

Metro Last Light Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows XP (32-Bit), Vista, 7 or 8

CPU: 2.2 GHz Dual Core e.g. Intel Core 2 Duo

RAM: 2GB

GPU: DirectX 9, Shader Model 3 compliant e.g. NVIDIA GTS 250 (or AMD equivalent e.g. HD Radeon 4000 series) or higher

DX: 9 direct x

For 3D Vision Support:

NVIDIA GTX 275 or higher

120Hz Monitor

NVIDIA 3D Vision kit for Windows Vista, 7 or 8

 

Metro Last Light Recommended System Requirements

OS: Win XP (32-Bit), Vista, 7 or 8

CPU: 2.6 GHz Quad Core e.g. Intel Core i5

RAM: 4GB

DX: 11 direct x

GPU: NVIDIA GTX 580/660 Ti (or AMD equivalent e.g. 7870) or higher 

For 3D Vision Support:

NVIDIA GTX 580/660Ti or higher

120Hz Monitor

NVIDIA 3D Vision kit for Windows Vista, 7 or 8

 

Metro Last Light Optimum System Requirements

OS: Win Vista, 7 or 8

CPU: 3.4 GHz Multi-Core e.g. Intel Core i7

RAM: 8GB Memory

DX: 11 direct x

GPU: NVIDIA GTX 690 / NVIDIA Titan

For 3D Vision Support:

NVIDIA GTX 690

120Hz Monitor

NVIDIA 3D Vision kit for Windows Vista, 7 or 8

 

The details of that system requirement list have been stripped to bare essentials except information that deliver one of two messages. Firstly they tell you what Nvidia GPU tech you want to play the game or they help support the desire for a gamer to buy a powerful system and therefore pick up a powerful Nvidia GPU, which they have listed for you.

They don't mention details about what specific CPU you need and they definitely don't mention AMD CPUs. They seem to begrudgingly mention an alternative AMD GPU, almost a cough (or AMD equivalent e.g. 7870) cough and they haven't mentioned controller support or hard disk space and they certainly don't think AMD are capable of running the game in optimum, whether CPU or GPU.

If you want to listen to one thing I tell you over this next month, here it is

Wait and see what the real world frame rates look like on both Nvidia and AMD hardware before buying anything new based off of this data. And definitely read some good ol'GD member feedback before buying into any press release about needing a Titan or the latest Nvidia technology to get this game to look top notch.

Pah, do they think we wont notice? It makes me want to shake all the other Editors of sites that just mindlessly print what they are fed. "Come on, if you dont analyse the data they pass you, you are just advertising, FOR FREE!"

Anyway, if you want to check to see if your rig can play Metro Last Light then head over to our Metro Last Light system requirements page and use the can I run it tool. Or check out the Metro frames per second ratings page or you might like a complete list of GPUs / CPUs that will play the game.

oh and if you want to listen to a second thing from me this month...psst, sign up to GD Premium, now. It will blow your Nvidia/AMD anxiety out of the water. If they can do it, so can I.

Premium ;)

Apr-05-2013 Metro: Last Light, the sequel to one of the most demanding games ever released, is coming next month and the long awaited system requirements have finally been published.Lets take a look to see if Las...
Mar-30-2013 Metro: 2033 was never a wide ranging game, volunteering to remove  much of the HUD that is so standard to modern shooters, and keeping resources scarce.On the Hardest Difficulty, there was no HUD...
Mar-01-2013 Metro: Last Light is now scheduled for a May 17th release date, two months later than the original March launch.The Metro franchise had been recently acquired by Koch Media, as an outcome of the disso...
May-31-2011 Check out the info on the Metro 2033 sequel that THQ have announced. Metro: Last Light will immerse the player in the haunting, desolate ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, one of the most richly detai...
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GuilhermeTomas
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Can I max this? what fps? :)

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What resolution ? 1920x1080 ?
Try at High-Ultra settings, no AA and Vsync.

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Can I run this in ultra(Metro Last Light Redux)? atleast high? thanks!


I've played the non-Redux game on lowest possible setting with my Mobility Radeon HD 3450, Core 2 Quad 2.0Ghz and 2GB RAM. I get a very low fps tho.

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As long you have a good RIG, you can try it ,,, ;)

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Settings and fps?

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High settings for 35 average fps, :)

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What resolution would be the best to use?

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Hi, can i run it?

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Yes, try at Low settings with 1280x720, no AA and Vsync.

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Setting and fps? :)

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Ultra settings for 35+ fps, no AA and Vsync.

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can i run it? thx

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Yeah, try at Medium settings for 30 average fps. Happy gaming. :)

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Thank you very much!

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shaizi121
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what settings for me?

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Try at tweaked Medium settings with your current res, ;)

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Settings and FPS? Just Upgraded :) from a GT 630M

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How you can upgrade your GPU ? :o
Btw, try at High settings.

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I did not upgrade the GPU :P I upgrade the whole system but the i7 3610QM vs the i7 3630QM is not much of an upgrade that's why I only mentioned the big change :P

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ProBook4430s
12:38 Jan-18-2015

Owh, ahahaha, okay, try at High, ^_^

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Best settings for me guys?

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Ultra settings easy, good luck, and happy gaming, ^_^

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i play this game with playable fps i don't know how my gpu is 60% worse :D i get about 30 fps still don't believe how

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