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New screens of The Witcher 2

New screens of The Witcher 2

CDProjekt RED sent us these new screenshots of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings showing new locations and some deadly beasts. The game will be out on May 17 and in case you're wondering what are the official system requirements, check it out inside.

System Requirements:


Miminum System Requirements:
• OS: Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista SP2 / Windows 7 (32/64-bit)
• Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+
• Memory: 1 GB Windows XP / 2 GB Windows Vista and Windows 7
• Video Card: 512 MB RAM, supporting Pixel Shader 3.0 (Nvidia GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon HD3850)

Recommended System Requirements:
• OS: Windows XP SP2 / Windows Vista SP2 / Windows 7 (32/64-bit)
• Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad or AMD Phenom X4
• Memory: 3 GB Windows XP / 4 GB Windows Vista and Windows 7
• Video Card: 1 GB RAM, supporting Pixel Shader 3.0 (Nvidia GeForce GTX260 or ATI Radeon HD4850)

Additionally:
• Sound Card: compatible with DirectX 9.0c
• HDD: 16 GB of disc space
• Disc Drive: DVD x8, compatible with DVD9
• Instalation requires administrator access.
• Game supports Xbox 360 controller for Windows.

System requirements for laptops may differ slightly due to differences in hardware efficiency.

All comments

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Commented on 2011-04-05 14:42:04
Can ATI mobility 5650 (laptop) handle it?
Commented on 2011-04-05 14:57:47
I guess yes, but it will run smoothly only with low/medium details.
Check this review, it may help: http://www.notebookcheck.net/ATI-Mobility-Radeon-H...
Commented on 2011-04-05 15:05:53
DAT GRAPHICS!!!
Commented on 2011-04-05 15:52:40
The art style is arguably the best I've seen in a very, very long time - and they have the technology to back it up.
Commented on 2011-04-05 15:56:45 In reply to blmbox
Posted by blmbox
The art style is arguably the best I've seen in a very, very long time - and they have the technology to back it up.
Is good but I have seen better.
Commented on 2011-04-05 16:05:44 In reply to IRAIPT0IR
Posted by IRAIPT0IR
Is good but I have seen better.
Like?
Commented on 2011-04-05 16:14:28
Graphics looks amazing, I just hope the gameplay is fun, especially the combat.

Last time I checked the attacked lacked weight and impact with "meh" hit detection.
Commented on 2011-04-05 16:26:13 In reply to blmbox
Great graphics, but I can't help but feel that the recommended requirements are a little steep considering how it looks
Commented on 2011-04-05 16:43:42
the graphics...sadly not for consoles (i have only laptop).
Commented on 2011-04-05 16:49:53 In reply to wazark
Posted by wazark
Great graphics, but I can't help but feel that the recommended requirements are a little steep considering how it looks
GTX260 and HD4850 aren't that steep. Hell, in screens they're using DX11+Tessellation--which neither of those cards supports. A quad and a mid-range card from three years ago seems pretty fair. :D
Commented on 2011-04-05 17:30:56
It's Beautiful.
Commented on 2011-04-05 18:31:56
This looks a good game for the elfs and goblins of the world.
Commented on 2011-04-05 18:34:16 In reply to blmbox
Posted by blmbox
Like?
Trine 2

http://i.imgur.com/RnClf.jpg
Commented on 2011-04-05 18:46:36
bleh, no mac version. Oh well, time to rev up boot camp.
Commented on 2011-04-05 22:25:04
OHhh dat atmosphere in these shots .... I only hope they will release this game on consoles *crosses fingers*
Commented on 2011-04-05 22:57:04
I hope Gamersyde reviews more PC games, lol.

hope springs.
Commented on 2011-04-06 00:38:33 In reply to IRAIPT0IR
Posted by wazark
Great graphics, but I can't help but feel that the recommended requirements are a little steep considering how it looks
With the DX11 features they are including, at the very maximum (which is were the recommended reqs should lie), especially with AA, you will need a pretty hefty, current card to run this well.
Posted by IRAIPT0IR
Trine 2

http://i.imgur.com/RnClf.jpg
Way to sell the visuals of Trine 2 short by posting a fucking artwork. I agree that the game has a 'better' artstyle though, even if only because this game isn't going for pure stylistic visuals, where as Trine is very stylized in it's aesthetic. And they both look technically very sharp too.
Commented on 2011-04-06 02:23:59 In reply to pythxvii
Posted by pythxvii
Way to sell the visuals of Trine 2 short by posting a fucking artwork. I agree that the game has a 'better' artstyle though, even if only because this game isn't going for pure stylistic visuals, where as Trine is very stylized in it's aesthetic. And they both look technically very sharp too.
He said "Art Style" no? that pic I posted is "art" or not?

Maybe Im wrong here, if I am then Im sorry :P
Commented on 2011-04-06 02:52:21 In reply to IRAIPT0IR
Posted by IRAIPT0IR
Trine 2

http://i.imgur.com/RnClf.jpg
That looks like they pulled it right off the WoW art panels. I think we're gonna be hard pressed for a "new" fantasy art direction.
Commented on 2011-04-06 04:14:06 In reply to alucard0712
Posted by alucard0712
the graphics...sadly not for consoles (i have only laptop).
I thought this was being released on consoles too?
Commented on 2011-04-06 08:18:22 In reply to Game2k
Posted by Game2k
I guess yes, but it will run smoothly only with low/medium details.
Check this review, it may help: http://www.notebookcheck.net/ATI-Mobility-Radeon-H...
Looks like i'll be able to get around 30 fps on high settings, that's great news!
Commented on 2011-04-06 11:47:25
looks awesome. It's like Brothers Hildebrandt on crack in an epic fantasy setting. Totally digg'in it.
Commented on 2011-04-10 00:05:46
By the gods! That looks amazing I guess I will be buying a 6950 next month!
Commented on 2011-04-10 03:31:14
BTW there's no DX11 support included in this game...its DX9 only
Commented on 2011-04-10 22:13:22
Oh.. damn. I thought they were using tessellation in The Witcher 2. Lots of detail already.. pretty impressed.
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