The ‘Silent Hill 2’ remake packs demanding PC system requirements

Even the recommended system requirements only hit 60 FPS at medium quality

The system requirements for Bloober Team‘s upcoming Silent Hill 2 remake have been confirmed, though PC players with lower-end rigs may require an upgrade to get the horror game running.

Shortly after the remake was announced, a Steam page for the title was launched that included new screenshots of the game and a list of recommended system requirements.

While the minimum system requirements will manage the remake at 30 FPS on “low/medium quality settings,” even the recommended requirements for PC players will only manage 60 FPS from the game on medium – or 30FPS with the settings turned up to high. This suggests that to comfortably get the most out of the game’s visuals without a performance drop, even higher requirements could lie ahead.

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You can see the minimum and recommended settings below.

Silent Hill 2 remake minimum system requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 x64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 or AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Graphics card: AMD Radeon RX 5700 or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • Storage: 50GB

Silent Hill 2 remake recommended system requirements: 

  • Operating system: Windows 11 x64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
  • RAM: 16GB
  • Graphics card: AMD Radeon 6800XT or Nvidia GeForce 2080RTX
  • Storage: 50GB

There’s no release date for the remake just yet, so it’s possible that these settings could change slightly as the game continues development.

Silent Hill 2. Credit: Bloober Team, Konami.
Silent Hill 2. Credit: Bloober Team, Konami.

Konami’s latest Transmission brought plenty of good news for fans of the long-running horror franchise, which has gone for years without a new title. Along with Bloober Team’s remake, Konami also shared trailers for three more upcoming games for the series  – including Silent Hill Townfall, which will be developed by Glasgow-based studio No Code and published by Annapurna Interactive.

A film by Christophe Gans, who directed the first Silent Hill film, is also on the way.

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