Guild Wars 2 System Requirements

Last updated: 4 October 2022

Curious if your PC can run Guild Wars 2? On this page you will find Guild Wars 2 system requirements for PC (Windows and Mac). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Guild Wars 2 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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Guild Wars 2 Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Guild Wars 2 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 ()
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Intel i3 2.8 GHz / AMD Phenom II x4 2.8 GHz
Processor
Intel i3 2.8 GHz / AMD Phenom II x4 2.8 GHz
Memory
Memory
6 GB
Memory
24 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 9.0
DirectX
Version 9.0
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
55 GB
Storage
65 GB

Guild Wars 2 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 () operating system. Your processor should be Intel i3 2.8 GHz / AMD Phenom II x4 2.8 GHz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 6 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 / AMD Radeon HD 5770 / Intel Iris 600 series. You also have to have 55 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Guild Wars 2 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10. Recommended CPU would be Intel i3 2.8 GHz / AMD Phenom II x4 2.8 GHz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 24 GB or more. And video card — Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 / AMD Radeon HD 5770 / Intel Iris 600 series.

Guild Wars 2 Mac Requirements

Guild Wars 2 system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Mac OSX 10.9.X
OS
Processor
Processor
Intel Core™ i5
Processor
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Storage
Storage
50 GB
Storage
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
GUILD WARS 2 (CORE GAME, HEART OF THORNS, PATH OF FIRE)
Additional Notes

As for Mac OS, Guild Wars 2 requirements here start with Mac OSX 10.9.X operating system. Processor needs to be at least Intel Core™ i5. Your graphics card should be NVIDIA GeForce 320MATI Radeon™ HD 6630M Intel HD 3000. Finally, the game needs 50 GB of free disk space.

Game Details

Guild Wars 2 is an online role-playing game with fast-paced action combat, a rich and detailed universe of stories, awe-inspiring landscapes to explore, two challenging player vs. player modes—and no subscription fees!

Release date
November 2020
Metacritic score
90/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, MMO, PvP, Online PvP, Co-op, Online Co-op
Genres
Free to Play, Adventure, RPG, Massively Multiplayer
Supported languages
English*, French*, German*, Spanish - Spain
* languages with full audio support
Developers
ArenaNet
Publishers
NCsoft
Official website
guildwars2.com
Support website
help.guildwars2.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Guild Wars 2?

You would be able to run Guild Wars 2 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:

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

Can I play Guild Wars 2 with 4 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Guild Wars 2. The minimum RAM is 6 GB.

Can I play Guild Wars 2 with 6 GB of RAM?

Yes, Guild Wars 2 can run with 6 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Guild Wars 2 need?

You need at least 6 GB of RAM to run Guild Wars 2 on PC, but 24 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Guild Wars 2?

Intel i3 2.8 GHz / AMD Phenom II x4 2.8 GHz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Guild Wars 2.

How many GB is Guild Wars 2?

At least 55 GB of disk space is required to install Guild Wars 2 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Guild Wars 2?

You need Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 / AMD Radeon HD 5770 / Intel Iris 600 series or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Guild Wars 2?

Windows 7 () or newer.

Does Guild Wars 2 require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Guild Wars 2 needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Guild Wars 2?

Version 9.0 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Guild Wars 2 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Guild Wars 2 on my Mac?

Yes, Guild Wars 2 supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

When is Guild Wars 2 release date?

Guild Wars 2 release date is November 2020.

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