Game Dev Tycoon System Requirements

Last updated: 19 June 2020

On this page you will find Game Dev Tycoon system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Below are Game Dev Tycoon requirements details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

Can my PC run Game Dev Tycoon?

Test your PC for Game Dev Tycoon

  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’

Game Dev Tycoon Windows Requirements

Game Dev Tycoon system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows XP SP3
OS
Windows 7/8
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
2 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
Graphics
Hardware Accelerated Graphics with 1GB memory
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Minimum resolution of 1024x768
Additional Notes

Game Dev Tycoon minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows XP SP3 operating system. Your processor should be 2 GHz dual core or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 2 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory.

If you go for recommended requirements for Game Dev Tycoon for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7/8. For RAM, it is recommended to have 4 GB or more. And video card — Hardware Accelerated Graphics with 1GB memory.

Game Dev Tycoon Mac Requirements

Game Dev Tycoon system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Mac OS 10.7.5+
OS
Mac OS 10.8
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
2 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
Graphics
Hardware Accelerated Graphics with 1GB memory
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Minimum resolution of 1024x768
Additional Notes

As for Mac OS, Game Dev Tycoon requirements here start with Mac OS 10.7.5+ operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2 GHz dual core. 2 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory.

As for recommended OS, it is Mac OS 10.8. Plus, 4 GB of RAM. Your video card should be Hardware Accelerated Graphics with 1GB memory.

Game Dev Tycoon Linux Requirements

Game Dev Tycoon system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
2 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
Graphics
Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Minimum resolution of 1024x768
Additional Notes
Minimum resolution of 1024x768

Processor should be 2 GHz dual core or higher. For RAM you need 2 GB or more. Graphics card should be Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory or better.

Add 4 GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory graphics card.

Game Details

In Game Dev Tycoon you replay the history of the gaming industry by starting your own video game development company in the 80s. Create best selling games. Research new technologies and invent new game types. Become the leader of the market and gain worldwide fans.

Release date
29 August, 2020
Metacritic score
68/100
Category
Single-player
Genres
Casual, Indie, Simulation, Strategy
Supported languages
English, French, Italian, German, Spanish - Spain, Arabic, Czech, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Developer
Greenheart Games
Publisher
Greenheart Games
Official website
greenheartgames.com
Support email
[email protected]
Steam page
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Game Dev Tycoon?

You would be able to run Game Dev Tycoon 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 XP SP3
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
  • Additional Notes: Minimum resolution of 1024x768

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: Mac OS 10.7.5+
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
  • Additional Notes: Minimum resolution of 1024x768

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
  • Additional Notes: Minimum resolution of 1024x768

Can I play Game Dev Tycoon with 1 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Game Dev Tycoon. The minimum RAM is 2 GB.

Can Game Dev Tycoon run on 2 GB of RAM?

Yes, Game Dev Tycoon can run with 2 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Game Dev Tycoon need?

You need at least 2 GB of RAM to run Game Dev Tycoon on PC, but 4 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 2 GB, with 4 GB recommended.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 2 GB minimum, and 4 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Game Dev Tycoon?

2 GHz dual core is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Game Dev Tycoon.

What graphics card do I need for Game Dev Tycoon?

You need Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Game Dev Tycoon?

Windows XP SP3 or newer.

Can I run Game Dev Tycoon on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Game Dev Tycoon on my Mac?

Yes, Game Dev Tycoon supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: Mac OS 10.7.5+
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: Hardware accelerated graphics with dedicated memory
  • Additional Notes: Minimum resolution of 1024x768

Can I run Game Dev Tycoon on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Game Dev Tycoon on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Game Dev Tycoon release date?

Game Dev Tycoon release date is 29 August, 2020.

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