Malekith the Witch King from Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2 will be arriving in the near future, bringing with it four new factions to toy around with, as well as a massive new region to explore. Perhaps most importantly of all, shortly after launch Total War: Warhammer and Total War: Warhammer 2's campaign maps will be combined into one absolutely gigantic world!

Due to all of these additions I expected the system requirements for Total War: Warhammer 2 to be sky high, but I am very glad to say that not only are they reasonable, but they are pretty much exactly the same as the original's! If you're wondering what that means exactly, here's the list of system requirements and recommended settings:

PC Recommended Specifications:

Expected around 45-55 FPS on campaign map and in a 1v1, 20 units vs 20 units battle, default graphics preset set to “High”, running at 1920×1080

Operating System: Windows 7/8.1/10 64Bit

Processor: Intel® Core™ i5-4570 3.20GHz

RAM: 8 GB

Install size: 60 GB

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 4GB | AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB @ 1080p

PC Minimum Specifications:

Expected around 25-35 FPS on campaign map and in a 1v1, 20 units vs 20 units battle, default graphics preset set to “Low”, running at 1280×720

Operating System: Windows 7 64Bit

Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 3.0Ghz

RAM: 4GB/5GB*

*PC integrated graphics chipsets, e.g. Intel HD series, will require 5GB system RAM

Install size: 60 GB

Video Card: NVIDIA GTX 460 1GB | AMD Radeon HD 5770 1GB | Intel HD4000 @ 720p

PC 60fps+ Recommendations:

Expected 60 FPS+ on campaign map and in a 1v1, 20 units vs 20 units battle, default graphics preset set to “Ultra”, running at 1920×1080

Operating System: Windows 7/8.1/10 64Bit

Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-4790K 4.0 GHz

RAM: 8 GB

Install size: 60 GB

Video Card: Nvidia GTX 1070 8GB

Please note: all systems perform differently. The framerates above are based on PCs using the quoted specs with fresh OS installs, no major background programs running, and should be taken as a guide rather than an absolute

For those of you wondering how all of this translates into actual in-game visuals, you'll find the most recent Dark Elf gameplay preview by heading over here. On the other hand, if you would like to give Elf-slaying a try for yourself, you'll be glad to hear that you won't have to wait for very long as Total War: Warhammer 2 is coming on September 28th. You can learn more, or just check out some of the other gameplay previews, by heading over to the official website.

Total War: Warhammer 2 Lizardmen in battle screenshot

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