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Styx: Shards of Darkness is the sequel to Cyanide Studios' infiltration game Master of Shadow. You play as a goblin thief sneaking into a diplomatic summit.
Styx: Shards of Darkness System Requirements
13 Feb 2017 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)
  • Processor: AMD FX-6300 (3,5GHz) / Intel i5-2500 (3,3GHz)
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1 GB, DirectX 11, AMD Radeon R7 260X / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 15 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED FOR THE ONLINE GAME
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2GHz / AMD FX-8320
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 270X or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
  • System Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Storage: 15 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 11 Compatible Graphics Card
PC System Analysis For Styx: Shards of Darkness Requirements
Styx Shards of Darkness is built using the Unreal Engine 4 and will require a medium performance computer to run smoothly. Styx system requirements are based around the Unreal Engine 4 and so a processor requirement of a core i5 2500K is minimum or FX-6300 CPU with a Styx shards of darkness minimum graphics requirement of a GTX 560 or R7 260X and 8GB system memory will run steady 30 frames per second rates on low to medium graphics settings. For recommended requirements you will need at least an R9 270X or GTX 760 graphics card and we recommend 16GB RAM.
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Styx: Shards of Darkness PC Release Date:

14 Mar 2017

Alternative Game Tags: styx shards of darkness, styx master of shadows
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Can I Run In On Low and atleast 25-30 FPS?


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It runs quite well alhtough the fps drops sometimes to 45 at 1440p max settings (still no issue on a freesync monitor). P.S. Styx is hilarious! Totally recommended.

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The game is excellent optimized.
I play on MAX. settings with 80-90FPS +. :)

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yes but no guarantee that it'll run smooth enough to have a satisfying experience

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this requirements look to low too me…

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go to steam page. i5-2500 gtx560 minimum and 8gb ram

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seems well optimized then

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