Outlast System Requirements

Last updated: 30 January 2023

Curious if your PC can run Outlast? On this page you will find Outlast 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 Outlast 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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Outlast Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Outlast system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 - s *
OS
Windows Vista / 7 / 8 - s
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
2 GB
Memory
3 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 9.0c
DirectX
Version 9.0c
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
5 GB
Storage
5 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX Compatible
Sound Card
DirectX Compatible
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
* 32 bits systems are not officially supported, but should work if configured to provide 3Gb of user-mode address space. See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bb613473 or http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=175801311
Additional Notes

Outlast minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 - s * operating system. Your processor should be 2.2 GHz Dual Core CPU or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 2 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9800GTX / ATI Radeon HD 3xxx series. You also have to have 5 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Outlast for Windows, your operating system should be Windows Vista / 7 / 8 - s. Recommended CPU would be 2.8 GHz Quad Core CPU CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 3 GB or more. And video card — 1GB NVIDIA GTX 460 / ATI Radeon HD 6850.

Outlast Mac Requirements

Outlast system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
OS X 10.9
OS
OS X 10.9
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Storage
Storage
5 GB
Storage
5 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
Standard
Sound Card
Standard

As for Mac OS, Outlast requirements here start with OS X 10.9 operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2.2 GHz Dual Core CPU. 4 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be GeForce GT 750M / Intel Iris Pro 5200 / Radeon HD 3xxx. Finally, the game needs 5 GB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is OS X 10.9. 2.8 GHz Quad Core CPU processor is recommended. Plus, 4 GB of RAM. Your video card should be 1GB NVIDIA GTX 460 / ATI Radeon HD 6850.

Outlast Linux Requirements

Outlast system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Ubuntu 12 / Fedora 20 / Steam OS
OS
Ubuntu 14 / Fedora 21 / Steam OS
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
GeForce GT 750M / 9800GTX / Radeon HD 3xxx. OpenGL 3.2+
Graphics
Storage
Storage
5 GB
Storage
5 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
Standard
Sound Card
Standard

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Ubuntu 12 / Fedora 20 / Steam OS. Processor should be 2.2 GHz Dual Core CPU or higher. For RAM you need 4 GB or more. Graphics card should be GeForce GT 750M / 9800GTX / Radeon HD 3xxx. OpenGL 3.2+ or better. 15GB of free disk space is a must.

For Linux recommended requirements, use Ubuntu 14 / Fedora 21 / Steam OS. As for the processor/CPU, use 2.8 GHz Quad Core CPU or equivalent. Add 4 GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have 1GB NVIDIA GTX 460 / ATI Radeon HD 6850. OpenGL 4.x+ graphics card.

Game Details

Hell is an experiment you can't survive in Outlast, a first-person survival horror game developed by veterans of some of the biggest game franchises in history. As investigative journalist Miles Upshur, explore Mount Massive Asylum and try to survive long enough to discover its terrible secret... if you dare.

Release date
4 September, 2021
Metacritic score
80/100
OpenCritic Score
76.59/100
Category
Single-player
Genres
Action, Adventure, Indie
Supported languages
English*, French, Italian, German, Spanish - Spain, Russian, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Japanese
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Red Barrels
Publisher
Red Barrels
Official website
redbarrelsgames.com
Support website
[email protected]
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Outlast?

You would be able to run Outlast 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 / Vista / 7 / 8 - s *
  • Processor: 2.2 GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Graphics: 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9800GTX / ATI Radeon HD 3xxx series
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 5 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
  • Additional Notes: * 32 bits systems are not officially supported, but should work if configured to provide 3Gb of user-mode address space. See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/bb613473 or http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=175801311

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

Can I play Outlast with 1 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Outlast. The minimum RAM is 2 GB.

Can I play Outlast with 2 GB of RAM?

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

How much RAM does Outlast need?

You need at least 2 GB of RAM to run Outlast on PC, but 3 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 4 GB.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 4 GB minimum.

What processor do I need for Outlast?

2.2 GHz Dual Core CPU is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Outlast.

How many GB is Outlast?

At least 5 GB of disk space is required to install Outlast on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Outlast?

You need 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9800GTX / ATI Radeon HD 3xxx series or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Outlast?

Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 - s * or newer.

Does Outlast require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Outlast needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Outlast?

Version 9.0c or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Outlast on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Outlast on my Mac?

Yes, Outlast supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

Can I run Outlast on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Outlast on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Outlast release date?

Outlast release date is 4 September, 2021.

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