The Witness
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The yet-completed version of the game allowed played to walk about the island from a first-person perspective. Throughout the island are blue panels that players can interact with; those seen in the demonstration were primarily mazes, requiring players to draw a line from a starting point to a finish point. Other panels showed more complex mazes to be completed. Completing each panel unlocked other areas to explore or panels to complete. Blow has stated that there is more to the game than these mazes, in response to concerns from players; to Blow, "the point is the magic that happens in the player's mind when he understands the subtle things that the mazes are saying - because the mazes aren't just puzzles, they are lines of communication that aggregate, become more complex and eventually say surprising things".
The Witness System Requirements
21 Dec 2015 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 1.8GHz / AMD Athlon II X2 265
  • Graphics: AMD Intel HD Graphics 4000 Desktop or NVIDIA GeForce GT 620
  • System Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 4 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win 7 64
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-4330TE 2.4GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 805
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon R9 290 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
  • System Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Storage: 4 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For The Witness Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce GTX 780/Radeon R9 290 and it should be paired with either a Phenom II X4 805/Core i3-4330TE 2.4GHz CPU to match the The Witness recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. 8 GB will also be needed to achieve the The Witness rec specs and get 60FPS. You should also have 4 GB system memory for min specs. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 10 or The Witness won’t run. We suggest a 8 year old PC to play smoothly.
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The Witness PC Release Date:

26 Jan 2016

Alternative Game Tags: braid, thewitness indie game, jonathan blow
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Hi I know it says it needs 4 gb of ram, but it doesn't. I'm running the game no problems on 2 gb and I have avg. 32 fps in game on low ,BUT I ONLY CAN RUN IT IN THE 64Bit MOD so thats the problem with steam ver. of the game if you have a 32

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32bit system cuz steam starts the game in 32bit mode only so the game needs a luncher mode like in rg mehanichs. Just to let you guy know.

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settings and fps for me

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may i be able to run it on +30fps ??

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Is this similar to the talos principle game ?

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Yes. If you liked Talos you will like this one too. It's really hard too.

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Yeah that is what i though, thanks.

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That jump from Intel HD 4k to R9 290 :D

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The trailer is copyright struck. gg

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Looking at the trailer, don't you think a gtx780 is bit too high?:D

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Nux: I am the man… who grabs the sun… RIDING TO VALHALLA!
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Nux: WITNESS ME, BLOOD BAG!
[sprays lips with chrome spray paint]
Nux: WITNESS!

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well, he survives, so it' kinda failed

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