Can Your Old Computer Handle Starcraft 2?

Friday, February 19, 2010

Getting ready to play the most anticipated real time strategy game of 2010? If you haven't heard, Starcraft 2 is already in closed Beta meaning only people in North America, Europe, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea will be able to test it out before we mere mortals will be able to get our hands on it. So for now all we can do is prepare our computers and make sure that it can handle the great graphics Starcraft 2 has. So check the break for the minimum system requirements.

As of now the minimum system requirements listed is only for the Beta version of Starcraft 2 so you might want to upgrade your hardware so you can be sure of hassle free gaming when this gets released on our shores.
Starcraft II System Requirements

The minimum system requirements for the Starcraft II Beta are as follows:

PC Minimum Requirements:
• Windows XP SP3/Vista SP1/Windows 7
• 2.2 Ghz Pentium IV or equivalent AMD Athlon processor
• 1 GB system RAM/1.5 GB for Vista and Windows 7
• 128 MB NVidia GeForce 6600 GT/ATI Radeon 9800 PRO video card
• 1024x768 minimum display resolution
• 4 GB free hard space (Beta)
• Broadband connection

*Note* the final requirements for Starcraft II have not yet been determined. Due to ongoing development the minimum requirements listed above are subject to change at any time. During this phase a Mac version will NOT be available, please check back.

You still have a couple of months to spend with your loved ones and friends before Starcraft 2 gets released and when that day comes be sure to say good bye to your social life.

Posted by Jab Escutin
More info: Starcraft 2 Beta Mini Site