Red Dead Redemption 2 System Requirements

Last updated: 21 January 2022

Curious if your PC can run Red Dead Redemption 2? On this page you will find Red Dead Redemption 2 system requirements for PC (Windows, Linux 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 Red Dead Redemption 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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Red Dead Redemption 2 Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Red Dead Redemption 2 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 - Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601)
OS
Windows 10 - April 2018 Update (v1803)
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
12 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
150 GB
Storage
150 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
Direct X Compatible
Sound Card
Direct X Compatible

Red Dead Redemption 2 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 - Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601) operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core™ i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 2GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB. You also have to have 150 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Red Dead Redemption 2 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10 - April 2018 Update (v1803). Recommended CPU would be Intel Core™ i7-4770K / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 12 GB or more. And video card — Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480 4GB.

Game Details

Winner of over 175 Game of the Year Awards and recipient of over 250 perfect scores, RDR2 is the epic tale of outlaw Arthur Morgan and the infamous Van der Linde gang, on the run across America at the dawn of the modern age. Also includes access to the shared living world of Red Dead Online.

Release date
5 December, 2021
Metacritic score
93/100
OpenCritic Score
94.75/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, PvP, Online PvP, Co-op, Online Co-op
Genres
Action, Adventure
Supported languages
English*, French, Italian, German, Spanish - Spain, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish - Latin America, Traditional Chinese
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Rockstar Games
Publishers
Rockstar Games
Official website
rockstargames.com
Support website
support.rockstargames.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Red Dead Redemption 2?

You would be able to run Red Dead Redemption 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:

Can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Red Dead Redemption 2. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, Red Dead Redemption 2 can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Red Dead Redemption 2 need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC, but 12 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Red Dead Redemption 2?

Intel Core™ i5-2500K / AMD FX-6300 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Red Dead Redemption 2.

How many GB is Red Dead Redemption 2?

At least 150 GB of disk space is required to install Red Dead Redemption 2 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Red Dead Redemption 2?

You need Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 2GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Red Dead Redemption 2?

Windows 7 - Service Pack 1 (6.1.7601) or newer.

Does Red Dead Redemption 2 require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Red Dead Redemption 2 needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

Can I run Red Dead Redemption 2 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Red Dead Redemption 2 release date?

Red Dead Redemption 2 release date is 5 December, 2021.

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