PAYDAY 2 System Requirements

Last updated: 25 October 2021

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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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PAYDAY 2 Windows Requirements

PAYDAY 2 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Nvidia & AMD (512MB VRAM)
Graphics
Nvidia & AMD (1GB VRAM)
DirectX
DirectX
9.0c
DirectX
9.0c
Storage
Storage
83 GB
Storage
83 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound Card
DirectX 9.0c compatible

PAYDAY 2 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 operating system. Your processor should be 2 GHz Intel Dual Core or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Nvidia & AMD (512MB VRAM). You also have to have 83 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for PAYDAY 2 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10. Recommended CPU would be 2.3 GHz Intel Quad Core CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — Nvidia & AMD (1GB VRAM).

PAYDAY 2 Linux Requirements

PAYDAY 2 system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
SteamOS
OS
SteamOS
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Nvidia & AMD (512MB VRAM)
Graphics
Nvidia & AMD (1GB VRAM)
DirectX
DirectX
9.0c
DirectX
9.0c
Storage
Storage
83 GB
Storage
83 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Sound Card
DirectX 9.0c compatible

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include SteamOS. Processor should be 2 GHz Intel Dual Core or higher. For RAM you need 4 GB or more. Graphics card should be Nvidia & AMD (512MB VRAM) or better. 83 GB of free disk space is a must.

For Linux recommended requirements, use SteamOS. As for the processor/CPU, use 2.3 GHz Intel Quad Core or equivalent. Add 8 GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have Nvidia & AMD (1GB VRAM) graphics card.

Game Details

PAYDAY 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original PAYDAY crew - Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains - as they descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree.

Release date
13 August, 2021
Required age
18+
Metacritic score
79/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, Co-op, Online Co-op
Genres
Action, RPG
Supported languages
English*, German, French, Italian, Spanish - Spain, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish - Latin America
* languages with full audio support
Developers
OVERKILL - a Starbreeze Studio.
Publishers
Starbreeze Publishing AB
Official website
overkillsoftware.com
Support website
steamcommunity.com
Support website
[email protected]
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run PAYDAY 2?

You would be able to run PAYDAY 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:

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia & AMD (512MB VRAM)
  • DirectX: 9.0c
  • Storage: 83 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • OS: SteamOS
  • Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia & AMD (512MB VRAM)
  • DirectX: 9.0c
  • Storage: 83 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible

Can I play PAYDAY 2 with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play PAYDAY 2. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play PAYDAY 2 with 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, PAYDAY 2 can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does PAYDAY 2 need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run PAYDAY 2 on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 4 GB minimum, and 8 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for PAYDAY 2?

2 GHz Intel Dual Core is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run PAYDAY 2.

How many GB is PAYDAY 2?

At least 83 GB of disk space is required to install PAYDAY 2 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for PAYDAY 2?

You need Nvidia & AMD (512MB VRAM) or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play PAYDAY 2?

Windows 7 or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run PAYDAY 2?

9.0c or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run PAYDAY 2 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I run PAYDAY 2 on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play PAYDAY 2 on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is PAYDAY 2 release date?

PAYDAY 2 release date is 13 August, 2021.

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