Survival horror game Alan Wake 2, developed by Finnish development studio Remedy Entertainment and distributed by publisher Epic Games, is now making a name for itself with its extremely challenging, even minimal, hardware system requirements of Full HD (“1080p”) and 30 fps. In addition to minimal graphics detail, it requires upscaling in the form of Nvidia’s DLSS and AMD’s FSR 2 on relatively powerful graphics cards, for example a Radeon RX 6600 or Geforce RTX 2060.
Alan Wake 2 is designed to improve the techniques
Players who want to play Alan Wake 2, which according to the developer has been developed to be a “30fps experience,” in Full HD at 60fps, will need at least an AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT or a fast Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070 and will also need Upgrade. Via DLSS or FSR 2 in the Performance preset. For 4K, at least a Radeon RX 7800 XT or Geforce RTX 4070 is required, which is considered equivalent, and of course combined with Performance Mode Upscaling.
Ray tracing tops the requirements
If you want to play Alan Wake 2 with real-time ray tracing, you need to have a powerful system with a minimum of 30 fps at Full HD resolution, which is accelerated by an AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT or an Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070. In this constellation, no Ray tracing can only be turned on with the lowest presets and an average level of detail.
Geforce RTX 4080 and DLSS for track tracking
In order to use track tracing, at least a Geforce RTX 4080 is required, and even then, DLSS 3 is required in the performance preset to reach 60fps. The processor plays only a secondary role in all the presets so the AMD Ryzen 7 3700X is enough anyway.
Displayed with Nvidia DLSS 3.5 and Ray Reconstruction
Alan Awake 2 will be released on October 27 Exclusively on the Epic Games Store It is offered there for 50 euros. This is a graphical display, which is used as GeForce RTX 40 bundle It is offered by Nvidia and therefore includes all current technologies, such as DLSS 3.5 with Ray Reconstruction and intermediate image calculation using frame generation.
Speaking of eligible graphics cards: the customer will have to dig deep into their pockets to get the game bundle. The Geforce RTX 4060 and 4060 Ti are excluded. It only starts with the Geforce RTX 4070, and here the cheapest graphics cards start. Currently around 590 euros.
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