Required Dead Space 3 PC specs not demanding

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Releasing in the new year, Dead Space 3 is a survival horror third-person shooter mainly set on the frozen planet known as Tau Volantis. Following the protagonists Sergeant John Carver and Isaac Clarke, this game involves the heroes in their quest to stop the Necromorph scourge and overcome all odds. Looking at the specs required for the PC version we can see that they are not too demanding, so we are interested to know exactly what is needed.

Coming out on February 5th 2013 those intending to reserve their copy will be able to get an insight into the requirements for Dead Space 3 on the PC though a brief article on Trendy Gamers. Explaining the details obtained via the pre-order site on Origin they also inform their readers that although these are the system specs, there will be upgrades to the Limited Edition version. The requirements are as follows: Windows XP (SP3), Vista (SP1) or Windows 7 with 2.8 GHz processor or equivalent, 1 GB RAM (XP), 2 GB RAM (Vista or Windows 7) along with NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or better. (7300, 7600 GS, and 8500 are below minimum system requirements)

Including ATI X1600 Pro or better (X1300, X1300 Pro and HD2400 are below minimum system requirements) and 256MB Video Card and Shader Model 3.0 required, as well as the latest version of DirectX 9.0c and at least 10GB of hard drive space for installation, plus additional space for saved games. To see more of the gameplay action involved we suggest you head over to Shack News and check out the Dead Space 3 trailer, which contains about 17 minutes of action from this eagerly anticipated title.

Recently released by EA, this footage is ideal for those interested to see what is expected from this sequel and to keep informed on what’s going on both the creative director and senior audio artist talk you through the trailer with insight into the game. Referring back to our June post, the reactions to the Dead Space 3 universal ammo were not as positive as EA would have liked, especially since many fans were not entirely happy about the lack of horror involved. What is your impression on the changes to this version?