Dark Souls
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The game consists of dungeon crawling in hostile environments and exploits the tension instilled by risk versus reward game mechanics and penalties upon player death. Dark Souls takes place in an open world environment, with the player able to travel to and from areas and explore various available paths. Dark Souls allows players to light Bonfires, which function as respawn locations. These bonfires also replenish health, magic, and special items like Estus flasks - limited vials that restore health, but also respawn all enemies previously defeated, except for bosses and certain special enemies
Dark Souls System Requirements
16 Jul 2013 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

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Official Recommended Requirements

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PC System Analysis For Dark Souls Requirements
Dark Souls requires a Radeon HD 4850 graphics card with a Core 2 Duo E6750 2.66GHz or Athlon II X2 245 processor to reach the recommended specs, achieving high graphics setting on 1080p. 3 GB will also be needed to achieve the Dark Souls rec specs and get 60FPS. Minimum RAM requirements are 2 GB system memory. We suggest a 15 year old PC to play smoothly.
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200+ FPS
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How well optimised is Dark Souls for PC? Dark Souls is poorly optimized
4.2
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Dark Souls PC Release Date:

23 Aug 2012

Alternative Game Tags: darksouls rpg, Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition, Dark Souls Prepare to Die Edition, Dark Souls pc version, Dark Souls:Prepare To Die Edition
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Core 2 Duo T9300 2.50GHz
Mobility Radeon HD 2600
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2011
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Can I run Dark Souls at 30FPS on low at 1080p?
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Radeon HD 5450 1024MB
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Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz
Radeon HD 5670 1GB DDR3 Sapphire Edition
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Can i run it and on what settings and fps?

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Can I run Dark Souls at 60FPS on high at 720p?
Core 2 Duo E6750 2.66GHz
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2011
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Can I run Dark Souls at 60FPS on medium at 1080p?
Core 2 Duo E6850 3.0GHz
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Can I run Dark Souls at 30FPS on ultra at 1080p?
Core i5-6500 3.2GHz
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Can I run Dark Souls at 30FPS on medium at 720p?
Core 2 Duo E6700 2.66GHz
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Buy this game. Its the best ive ever played.

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Core i5-2400 3.1GHz
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$200.00
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yes you will since its a bad port for pc but luckly there is a fix for that called dsfix search for it on google

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Pentium D 945 3.4GHz
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I voted no because…

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I voted no because your cpu is too weak to run this game
gpu and ram is enough for at least low

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