Recommended PC requirements for Death Stranding

Find out whether your PC can effectively run Death Stranding.

With the release of Death Stranding on PC comes questions like what the minimum and recommended PC requirements are. Given that Death Stranding has some impressive mo-capped visuals and exploration using the Decima Engine, the game may be difficult for certain PCs to run. To clarify things, we’ve put together a guide that goes over the recommended PC requirements for Death Stranding!

Recommended PC requirements for Death Stranding

Recommended PC requirements for Death Stranding
We're taking a closer look at the minimum, recommended, and optimal PC requirements for Death Stranding.
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Taking a quick look at the minimum PC requirements for Death Stranding, it’s clear you’re going to need a PC with at least 8GB of RAM and 80GB of available hard drive space. To be able to run the game at 720p and 30fps, you’ll also need an Intel Core i5-3470 and a GTX 1050.

At first glance, the GPU and CPU requirements aren’t as high as we initially expected, but the recommended requirements do suggest you have a GTX 1050 Ti in there to run Death Stranding at 1080p and 30fps.

For that nice, pristine 1080p and 60fps, you’re going to want an Intel i7-3770 and a GTX 1060 or their equivalents for AMD. Want the quick rundown for each requirement?

Below, you’ll find the minimum, recommended, and optimal PC requirements for Death Stranding!

Death Stranding - Minimum PC Requirements

720p at 30fps

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1050 (3GB) or AMD Radeon RX 560 (4GB)
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 80GB
  • DirectX: Version 12

Death Stranding - Recommended PC Requirements

1080p at 30fps

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 or AMD Ryzen 1400
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (4GB) or AMD Radeon RX 570 (4GB)
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 80GB
  • DirectX: Version 12

Death Stranding - Optimal PC Requirements

1080p at 60fps

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB) or AMD Radeon RX 590
  • RAM: 8GB
  • HDD: 80GB
  • DirectX: Version 12

No matter what, you’re going to need 8GB of RAM and 80GB of hard drive space to run Death Stranding. As for the CPU and GPU, it really depends on the performance you’re looking to get.

If you just want to play the game and you don’t really care how it looks, the minimum PC requirements should serve you well enough.

On the flip side, if you’re someone who cares about getting that crisp 1080p at 60fps, you should make sure you have something sturdy like a GTX 1060 or Radeon RX 590 to handle the game.

Now that you know the minimum, recommended, and optimal PC requirements for Death Stranding, what are your thoughts? Do you plan to run the game using its minimum requirements, or are you going to max it out at 1080p and 60fps? Comment below!

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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