Total War: SHOGUN 2 System Requirements

Last updated: 17 May 2022

Curious if your PC can run Total War: SHOGUN 2? On this page you will find Total War: SHOGUN 2 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 Total War: SHOGUN 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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Total War: SHOGUN 2 Windows Requirements

Total War: SHOGUN 2 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 / Vista / XP
OS
Windows 7 / Vista / XP
Processor
Processor
2 GHz Intel Dual Core / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core, or AMD equivalent (with SSE2)
Processor
2nd Generation Intel Core i5 (), or AMD equivalent
Memory
Memory
1GB (XP), 2GB (Vista / Windows7)
Memory
2GB (XP), 4GB (Vista / Windows7)
Graphics
Graphics
256 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3)
Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 series graphics card DirectX 11 compatible card
DirectX
DirectX
DirectX 9.0c
DirectX
DirectX 9.0c
Storage
Storage
32GB free hard disk space
Storage
32GB free hard disk space
Screen Resolution
Screen Resolution
1024x768 minimum
Screen Resolution
1280x1024 minimum

Total War: SHOGUN 2 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 / Vista / XP operating system. Your processor should be 2 GHz Intel Dual Core / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core, or AMD equivalent (with SSE2) or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 1GB (XP), 2GB (Vista / Windows7). As for a graphics card, it should be 256 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3). You also have to have 32GB free hard disk space free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Total War: SHOGUN 2 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7 / Vista / XP. Recommended CPU would be 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 (), or AMD equivalent CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 2GB (XP), 4GB (Vista / Windows7) or more. And video card — AMD Radeon HD 5000 and 6000 series graphics card DirectX 11 compatible card.

Total War: SHOGUN 2 Mac Requirements

Total War: SHOGUN 2 system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
macOS 10.14.5
OS
Processor
Processor
1.1 GHZ Intel Core M
Processor
Storage
Storage
24GB
Storage
Graphics
Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 512MB, AMD Radeon R9 M290, Intel HD Graphics 4000
Graphics
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar.
Additional Notes

As for Mac OS, Total War: SHOGUN 2 requirements here start with macOS 10.14.5 operating system. Processor needs to be at least 1.1 GHZ Intel Core M. Your graphics card should be NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 512MB, AMD Radeon R9 M290, Intel HD Graphics 4000. Finally, the game needs 24GB of free disk space.

Total War: SHOGUN 2 Linux Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Total War: SHOGUN 2 system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Steam OS or Ubuntu 16.04
OS
Steam OS or Ubuntu 16.04 ( required)
Processor
Processor
2GHz
Processor
3GHz
Memory
Memory
4GB
Memory
4GB
Graphics
Graphics
1GB
Graphics
2GB
Storage
Storage
26GB HD space
Storage
26GB HD space
Other Requirements
Other Requirements
Nvidia 600 series+, AMD 6000 series+, Intel Iris Pro.
Other Requirements
Nvidia 700 series+, AMD R7 series+
Driver Details
Driver Details
Nvidia cards Require driver version 375.26 . AMD and Intel cards require MESA version 17.0.4
Driver Details
Nvidia cards Require driver version 375.26 . AMD and Intel cards require MESA version 17.0.4
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
The system requirements represent the specifications that have been officially tested. Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.
Additional Notes
The system requirements represent the specifications that have been officially tested. Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.
Multiplayer Notes
Multiplayer Notes
Multiplayer is compatible between Linux versions only
Multiplayer Notes
Multiplayer is compatible between Linux versions only

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Steam OS or Ubuntu 16.04. Processor should be 2GHz or higher. For RAM you need 4GB or more. Graphics card should be 1GB or better. 15GB of free disk space is a must.

For Linux recommended requirements, use Steam OS or Ubuntu 16.04 ( required). As for the processor/CPU, use 3GHz or equivalent. Add 4GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have 2GB graphics card.

Game Details

Total War: SHOGUN 2 is the perfect mix of real-time and turn-based strategy gaming for newcomers and veterans alike.

Release date
14 March, 2022
Metacritic score
90/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, Co-op, PvP, Online PvP, LAN PvP, Online Co-op, LAN Co-op
Genre
Strategy
Supported languages
English*, Czech, French*, German*, Italian*, Polish, Russian*, Spanish - Spain*
* languages with full audio support
Developers
CREATIVE ASSEMBLY, Feral Interactive (Mac), Feral Interactive (Linux)
Publishers
SEGA, Feral Interactive (Mac), Feral Interactive (Linux)
Official website
totalwar.com
Support website
support.sega.co.uk
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Total War: SHOGUN 2?

You would be able to run Total War: SHOGUN 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 / Vista / XP
  • Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core, or AMD equivalent (with SSE2)
  • Memory: 1GB (XP), 2GB (Vista / Windows7)
  • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3)
  • DirectX: DirectX 9.0c
  • Storage: 32GB free hard disk space
  • Screen Resolution: 1024x768 minimum

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: macOS 10.14.5
  • Processor: 1.1 GHZ Intel Core M
  • Storage: 24GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 512MB, AMD Radeon R9 M290, Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Additional Notes: The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar.

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • OS: Steam OS or Ubuntu 16.04
  • Processor: 2GHz
  • Memory: 4GB
  • Graphics: 1GB
  • Storage: 26GB HD space
  • Other Requirements: Nvidia 600 series+, AMD 6000 series+, Intel Iris Pro.
  • Driver Details: Nvidia cards Require driver version 375.26 . AMD and Intel cards require MESA version 17.0.4
  • Additional Notes: The system requirements represent the specifications that have been officially tested. Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.
  • Multiplayer Notes: Multiplayer is compatible between Linux versions only

How much RAM does Total War: SHOGUN 2 need?

You need at least 1GB (XP), 2GB (Vista / Windows7) of RAM to run Total War: SHOGUN 2 on PC, but 2GB (XP), 4GB (Vista / Windows7) is recommended.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 4GB minimum.

What processor do I need for Total War: SHOGUN 2?

2 GHz Intel Dual Core / 2.6 GHz Intel Single Core, or AMD equivalent (with SSE2) is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Total War: SHOGUN 2.

How many GB is Total War: SHOGUN 2?

At least 32GB free hard disk space of disk space is required to install Total War: SHOGUN 2 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Total War: SHOGUN 2?

You need 256 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible card (shader model 3) or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Total War: SHOGUN 2?

Windows 7 / Vista / XP or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run Total War: SHOGUN 2?

DirectX 9.0c or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Total War: SHOGUN 2 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Total War: SHOGUN 2 on my Mac?

Yes, Total War: SHOGUN 2 supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: macOS 10.14.5
  • Processor: 1.1 GHZ Intel Core M
  • Storage: 24GB
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 512MB, AMD Radeon R9 M290, Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Additional Notes: The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar.

Can I run Total War: SHOGUN 2 on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Total War: SHOGUN 2 on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Total War: SHOGUN 2 release date?

Total War: SHOGUN 2 release date is 14 March, 2022.

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