DARK SOULS™ III System Requirements

Last updated: 17 May 2022

Curious if your PC can run DARK SOULS™ III? On this page you will find DARK SOULS™ III system requirements for PC (Windows). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run DARK SOULS™ III 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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DARK SOULS™ III Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

DARK SOULS™ III system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit
OS
Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
25 GB
Storage
25 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX 11 sound device
Sound Card
DirectX 11 sound device
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Internet connection required for online play and product activation
Additional Notes
Internet connection required for online play and product activation

DARK SOULS™ III minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core i3-2100 / AMD FX-6300 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti / ATI Radeon HD 7950. You also have to have 25 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for DARK SOULS™ III for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit. Recommended CPU would be Intel Core i7-3770 / AMD FX-8350 CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 / ATI Radeon R9 series.

Game Details

Dark Souls continues to push the boundaries with the latest, ambitious chapter in the critically-acclaimed and genre-defining series. Prepare yourself and Embrace The Darkness!

Release date
11 April, 2021
Metacritic score
89/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, Co-op
Genre
Action
Supported languages
English*, French, Italian, German, Spanish - Spain, Polish, Russian, Portuguese - Brazil, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean
* languages with full audio support
Developers
FromSoftware, Inc.
Publishers
FromSoftware, Inc., BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment
Support website
bandainamcoent.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run DARK SOULS™ III?

You would be able to run DARK SOULS™ III 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: Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 / AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti / ATI Radeon HD 7950
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 25 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX 11 sound device
  • Additional Notes: Internet connection required for online play and product activation

Can I play DARK SOULS™ III with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play DARK SOULS™ III. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play DARK SOULS™ III with 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, DARK SOULS™ III can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does DARK SOULS™ III need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run DARK SOULS™ III on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for DARK SOULS™ III?

Intel Core i3-2100 / AMD FX-6300 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run DARK SOULS™ III.

How many GB is DARK SOULS™ III?

At least 25 GB of disk space is required to install DARK SOULS™ III on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for DARK SOULS™ III?

You need NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti / ATI Radeon HD 7950 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play DARK SOULS™ III?

Windows 7 SP1 64bit, Windows 8.1 64bit Windows 10 64bit or newer.

Does DARK SOULS™ III require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, DARK SOULS™ III needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run DARK SOULS™ III?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run DARK SOULS™ III on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is DARK SOULS™ III release date?

DARK SOULS™ III release date is 11 April, 2021.

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