The Descendant System Requirements

Last updated: 23 May 2022

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

The Descendant system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows Vista+
OS
Windows 7
Processor
Processor
Intel i3 2.0Ghz
Processor
Intel i5 2.5Ghz
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
6 GB
Graphics
Graphics
AMD or Nvidia card with 1GB
Graphics
NVIDIA 500 series or higher
DirectX
DirectX
Version 9.0c
DirectX
Version 11
Storage
Storage
12 GB
Storage
12 GB

The Descendant minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows Vista+ operating system. Your processor should be Intel i3 2.0Ghz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be AMD or Nvidia card with 1GB. You also have to have 12 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for The Descendant for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7. Recommended CPU would be Intel i5 2.5Ghz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 6 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA 500 series or higher.

The Descendant Mac Requirements

The Descendant system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
OS X 10.10
OS
OS X 10.11
Processor
Processor
Intel i5 - 2,7 GHz
Processor
i5-4570 - 3.20Ghz
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Storage
Storage
12 GB
Storage
12 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Mid-2012 and newer with at least above hardware
Additional Notes
Mid-2013 and newer with at least above hardware

As for Mac OS, The Descendant requirements here start with OS X 10.10 operating system. Processor needs to be at least Intel i5 - 2,7 GHz. 4 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be Intel Iris Pro 6100 or higher. Finally, the game needs 12 GB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is OS X 10.11. i5-4570 - 3.20Ghz processor is recommended. Plus, 8 GB of RAM. Your video card should be NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M 1024MB or higher.

Game Details

In THE DESCENDANT, the end of the world is only the start. With what remains of humanity protected in underground Ark facilities, your mission is to keep survivors alive, while discovering a far greater conspiracy buried within Ark-01.

Release date
24 March, 2021
Metacritic score
59/100
Category
Single-player
Genres
Adventure, Indie, Casual
Supported languages
English*, French, Italian, German, Spanish - Spain
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Gaming Corps AB
Publisher
Microïds Indie, Microids
Official website
descendantgame.com
Support website
descendantgame.com
Support website
[email protected]
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run The Descendant?

You would be able to run The Descendant 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 Vista+
  • Processor: Intel i3 2.0Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: AMD or Nvidia card with 1GB
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Storage: 12 GB

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: OS X 10.10
  • Processor: Intel i5 - 2,7 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 6100 or higher
  • Storage: 12 GB
  • Additional Notes: Mid-2012 and newer with at least above hardware

Can I play The Descendant with 3 GB of RAM?

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

Can I play The Descendant with 4 GB of RAM?

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

How much RAM does The Descendant need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run The Descendant on PC, but 6 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 4 GB, with 8 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for The Descendant?

Intel i3 2.0Ghz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run The Descendant.

How many GB is The Descendant?

At least 12 GB of disk space is required to install The Descendant on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for The Descendant?

You need AMD or Nvidia card with 1GB or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play The Descendant?

Windows Vista+ or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run The Descendant?

Version 9.0c or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run The Descendant on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play The Descendant on my Mac?

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

  • OS: OS X 10.10
  • Processor: Intel i5 - 2,7 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Pro 6100 or higher
  • Storage: 12 GB
  • Additional Notes: Mid-2012 and newer with at least above hardware

When is The Descendant release date?

The Descendant release date is 24 March, 2021.

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