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Total War: Rome 2 system specs hold Shogun 2’s minimum requirements steady


Total War: Rome 2 is out now; here’s our Total War: Rome 2 review.

35Gb! I still remember The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion clambering atop my desktop and sweeping aside all of my folders with one dread, daedric limb to make room for its maleficent bottom – but it turns out Bethesda’s brightest isn’t large enough to fill even one of Rome 2’s shoes these days.

That said, Creative Assembly have stuck to their guns and delivered a set of base requirements in line with those of Rome 2’s 2011 predecessor. If you’re happy to compromise on resolution, a dual-core processor, two gig of RAM and a graphics card with all the lights on should see you routing the Gauls with the best of them come September 3.


  • OS: XP/ Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8
  • Processor:2 GHz Intel Dual Core processor / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core processor
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Graphics:512 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3, vertex texture fetch support).
  • DirectX®:9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 35 GB HD space
  • Screen Resolution: 1024×768


  • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8
  • Processor:2nd Generation Intel Core i5 processor (or greater)
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Graphics:1024 MB DirectX 11 compatible graphics card.
  • DirectX®:11
  • Hard Drive:35 GB HD space
  • Screen Resolution: 1920×1080

Phew – things got a little heavy towards the end there, didn’t they?

Thanks to @DigitalXentric andEurogamer.