Crusader Kings II System Requirements

Last updated: 17 May 2022

Curious if your PC can run Crusader Kings II? On this page you will find Crusader Kings II system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Crusader Kings II or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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Crusader Kings II Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Crusader Kings II system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
win7
Processor
Processor
Intel Pentium IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Storage
Storage
2 GB
Graphics
Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon X1900, 512mb graphics memory required.
DirectX
DirectX
9.0c
Sound Card
Sound Card
Direct X-compatible sound card
Additional
Additional
3-button mouse and keyboard

Crusader Kings II minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least win7 operating system. Your processor should be Intel Pentium IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+ or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon X1900, 512mb graphics memory required.. You also have to have 2 GB free disk space to install the game.

Crusader Kings II Mac Requirements

Crusader Kings II system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
10.11 (El Capitan)
Processor
Processor
Intel Core Duo (2GHz )
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Storage
Storage
2 GB
Graphics
Graphics
ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required

As for Mac OS, Crusader Kings II requirements here start with 10.11 (El Capitan) operating system. Processor needs to be at least Intel Core Duo (2GHz ). 4 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required. Finally, the game needs 2 GB of free disk space.

Crusader Kings II Linux Requirements

Crusader Kings II system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
Ubuntu 16.04 x64
Processor
Processor
IntelR PentiumR IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Hard disk space
Hard disk space
2 GB
Graphics
Graphics
ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce> 9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required.

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Ubuntu 16.04 x64. Processor should be IntelR PentiumR IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+ or higher. For RAM you need 4 GB or more. Graphics card should be ATI Radeon HD 6750 / NVIDIA GeForce 320 / NVIDIA GeForce> 9600 or higher, 1024MB graphics memory required. or better.

Game Details

Explore one of the defining periods in world history in an experience crafted by the masters of Grand Strategy.

Release date
14 February, 2021
Metacritic score
82/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player
Genres
Free to Play, Simulation, Strategy, RPG
Supported languages
English, French, German, Spanish - Spain
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Paradox Development Studio
Publishers
Paradox Interactive
Official website
crusaderkings.com
Support website
paradox.zendesk.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Crusader Kings II?

You would be able to run Crusader Kings II on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

  • OS: win7
  • Processor: Intel Pentium IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Storage: 2 GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon X1900, 512mb graphics memory required.
  • DirectX: 9.0c
  • Sound Card: Direct X-compatible sound card
  • Additional: 3-button mouse and keyboard

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

Can I play Crusader Kings II with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Crusader Kings II. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play Crusader Kings II with 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, Crusader Kings II can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Crusader Kings II need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run Crusader Kings II on PC.

On Mac it requires minimum 4 GB.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 4 GB minimum.

What processor do I need for Crusader Kings II?

Intel Pentium IV 2.4 GHz or AMD 3500+ is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Crusader Kings II.

How many GB is Crusader Kings II?

At least 2 GB of disk space is required to install Crusader Kings II on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Crusader Kings II?

You need NVIDIA GeForce 8800 or ATI Radeon X1900, 512mb graphics memory required. or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Crusader Kings II?

win7 or newer.

Does Crusader Kings II require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Crusader Kings II needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Crusader Kings II?

9.0c or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Crusader Kings II on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Crusader Kings II on my Mac?

Yes, Crusader Kings II supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

Can I run Crusader Kings II on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Crusader Kings II on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Crusader Kings II release date?

Crusader Kings II release date is 14 February, 2021.

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