PAYDAY 2 System Requirements

Last updated: August 3rd, 2020

Can my PC run PAYDAY 2?

Test your PC for PAYDAY 2

  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’

PAYDAY 2 Windows Requirements

PAYDAY 2 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
2 GHz Intel Dual Core
Processor
2.3 GHz Intel Quad Core
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
31 GB HD space
Storage
45 GB HD space
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), and it should support Direct X 9.0c. You also have to have 31 GB HD space 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). It should also support Direct X 9.0c.

PAYDAY 2 Linux Requirements

PAYDAY 2 system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
SteamOS
OS
SteamOS
Processor
Processor
2 GHz Intel Dual Core
Processor
2.3 GHz Intel Quad Core
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
31 GB HD space
Storage
45 GB HD space
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. 31 GB HD space 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.

Buy PAYDAY 2

You can buy PAYDAY 2 directly on Steam, or on one of the marketplaces below. Usually, games on marketplaces are much cheaper, and you can save up to 80%! Check prices below:

Currency Price
USA - U.S. Dollar $9.99
Euro €9,99 ~$11.81
Qatari Riyal 24.99 ر.ق ~$6.80
Polish Zloty 35,99 zł ~$9.65
New Zealand Dollar $11.99 ~$7.97
South Asia - U.S. Dollar $5.49
Swiss Franc CHF10.50 ~$11.52
Kuwaiti Dinar د.ك1.950 ~$6.38
South Korean Won ₩10,500 ~$8.81
Japanese Yen ¥990 ~$9.38
British Pound £7.49 ~$9.84
Israeli New Shekel ₪36.95 ~$10.85
Canadian Dollar $11.49 ~$8.55
Norwegian Krone 70,00 kr ~$7.71
CIS - U.S. Dollar $6.29
Ukrainian Hryvnia 169.00 ₴ ~$6.08
Russian Ruble 259,00 ₽ ~$3.49
Kazakhstani Tenge 1,850.00 〒 ~$4.38
Vietnamese Dong ₫120.000 ~$5.17
Thai Baht ฿189.00 ~$6.05
Singapore Dollar $10.00 ~$7.28
Philippine Peso ₱289.95 ~$5.90
Malaysian Ringgit RM23.50 ~$5.54
Indonesian Rupiah Rp69.999,00 ~$4.77
Uruguayan Peso $229,00 ~$5.38
Peruvian Nuevo Sol S/22.00 ~$6.25
Mexican Peso $99.99 ~$4.51
Costa Rican Colon ₡4.600,00 ~$7.86
Colombian Peso $18.500,00 ~$4.95
Chilean Peso $4.400 ~$5.81
Brazilian Real R$19,99 ~$3.84
Argentine Peso $129,99 ~$1.80
South African Rand R79.00 ~$4.65
Taiwan Dollar $186.00 ~$6.33
Hong Kong Dollar $52.00 ~$6.70
Turkish Lira ₺18,50 ~$2.65
Saudi Riyal ر.س21.95 ~$5.85
U.A.E. Dirham د.إ29.00 ~$7.89
Indian Rupee ₹349.00 ~$4.66
Chinese Yuan Renminbi ¥37.00 ~$5.30
Australian Dollar $14.50 ~$10.39

Game Details

Release date
13 August, 2013
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
* languages with full audio support
Developer
OVERKILL - a Starbreeze Studio.
Publisher
Starbreeze Publishing AB
Official website
overkillsoftware.com
Support website
steamcommunity.com
Support email
[email protected]
Steam page
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: 31 GB HD space
  • 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: 31 GB HD space
  • 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 PAYDAY 2 run on 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 31 GB HD space 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, 2013.

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