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The sequel to the award-winning space combat sim
Freespace 2 gives you new features, ships and missions. Fly past gigantic capital ships as they engage in combat with beam weapons wider than your fighter. Beam weapons powerful enough to carve even the largest capital ships in half. Take control of bombers as they attack these leviathans with anti-ship torpedoes. Command up to 11 squadmates in battle. Freespace 2 includes FRED2, a powerful editor for creating your own missions and campaigns.
New features: Over 20 weapons of mass destruction. 8-player via LAN or Internet. Includes 30 missions with over 70 new ships ranging from Super Capital Ships to stealth fighters.
Freespace 2 GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Freespace 2 GPU Analysis
Comparing Freespace 2 PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Freespace 2 is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 1.5.

Freespace 2 makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Freespace 2, aim to have a GPU that has at least 256 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Freespace 2

We are advised that 15 year old graphics cards should be able to run Freespace 2 , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Freespace 2 graphics card requirements chart below.