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The undead curse continues to spread across the kingdom of Drangleic with DARK SOULS™ II: Scholar of the First Sin, available on April 3rd 2015, across Europe, Middle-East and Australasia for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC/STEAM. Developed by renowned Japanese video game development studio FROMSOFTWARE and published by BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S, DARK SOULS™ II: Scholar of the First Sin is the ultimate Dark Souls II experience, adding to the 2014’s critically acclaimed title, DARK SOULS™ II not only its three DLC chapters; Crown Of The Sunken King, Crown Of The Old Iron King, and Crown Of The Ivory King but as well an array of all-new content. DARK SOULS™ II: Scholar of the First Sin will add brand new game content including an expanded story featuring additional in-game events and NPC character along with new deadlier enemies and gameplay improvements. It will also take advantage of the power of the PlayStation®4 system, Xbox One, and DirectX11 capable PCs to provide enhanced graphics for those specific platforms on top of several additional exclusive enhancements.
Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8,1 64bit
  • Processor: AMD® A8 3870 3,6 Ghz or Intel® Core ™ i3 2100 3.1Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 465, ATI Radeon™ HD 6870
  • DirectX: DX11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 23 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 sound device
  • Additional Notes: Controller support: Microsoft Xbox 360® Controller for Windows® (or equivalent) recommended
Official Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows8.1 64bit
  • Processor: AMD® FX 8150 3.6 GHz or Intel® Core™ i7 2600 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750, ATI Radeon™ HD 7850
  • DirectX: DX11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Hard Drive: 23 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 sound device
  • Additional Notes: Controller support: Microsoft Xbox 360® Controller for Windows® (or equivalent) recommended
PC System Analysis For Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin Requirements
Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin requires a Radeon HD 7850 graphics card with a Core i7-2600 4-Core 3.40GHz or FX-8150 processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. Minimum RAM requirements are 4 GB system memory. To summarise, Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin needs around a 5 year old PC to play at recommended settings.
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Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin System Requirements
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Minimum Requirements
1 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 3
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win 7 64
DX 11
23 GB
GD Adjusted Requirements
1 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 3
4 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 4
Win 7 64
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14 GB
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1 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 3
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 8 64
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23 GB
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Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin PC Release Date: 2 Apr 2015

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