Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen System Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • OS : Windows Vista or newer (32 or 64 bit)
  • Processor : Intel Core i5 660 CPU or equivalent
  • Memory : 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics : Radeon HD 5870 or equivalent
  • DirectX : Version 9.0c
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 20 GB available space
  • Sound Card : DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard audio chip
  • Additional Notes : 1) Supports Keyboard+Mouse and XInput/DirectInput devices including Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock4 and Steam Controller. 2) Some high end integrated graphics chips and modern gaming laptops with a discrete GPU may work but have not been tested, nor are they officially supported by Capcom.
  • OS : Windows 7/8/10
  • Processor : Intel Core i7-4770K or equivalent
  • Memory : 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or equivalent
  • DirectX : Version 9.0c
  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage : 20 GB available space
  • Sound Card : DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard audio chip
  • Additional Notes : 1) Supports Keyboard+Mouse and XInput/DirectInput devices including Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock4 and Steam Controller. 2) Some high end integrated graphics chips and modern gaming laptops with a discrete GPU may work but have not been tested, nor are they officially supported by Capcom.

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Graphics Requirements

To run Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen it is recommended that you have a minimum of an Radeon HD 5870 or equivalent. The recommended graphic card for the best visual experience is an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or equivalent (or better).

DirectX Version 9.0c should also be available on your system.

Running Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen on a graphics card that is above the recommended specifications will allow you to achieve the highest levels of visual detail and the best frame rates. Good frame rates can be beneficial when playing competitive games. A higher frame rate will reduce input lag allowing you to react more quickly to events on screen.

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CPU Requirements

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen requires that you have a minimum of an Intel Core i5 660 CPU or equivalent processor. For the best game experience an Intel Core i7-4770K or equivalent (or better) processor is recommended.

Some games require a powerful CPU in order to manage the game engine. The game engine deals with things like processing network communications for multi-player games and the AI of your enemies in strategy games. Some games are considered CPU intensive or CPU dependent. Most modern games offload work directly to the GPU and don't require a powerful CPU for demanding visuals.

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Memory Requirements

It is recommended that you have a minimum of 4 GB RAM to run Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen. The recommended amount of memory for the best game experience is 8 GB RAM (or more).

Having more than the recommended level of RAM for a game will usually not yield much extra gaming performance. However it may be useful if your computer runs other applications in the background.

Storage Requirements

You should have a minimum of 20 GB available space to install and run Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen.

An SSD (Solid State Drive) will generally deliver faster game load times than a HDD with a fixed head. Having more than the recommended level of storage available for a game will usually not improve your experience.

Operating System Requirements

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen runs on Windows Vista or newer (32 or 64 bit). The recommended operating system the best compatability is Windows 7/8/10.

Meeting operating system requirements is not always necessary and can sometimes be overlooked. However running an old operating system will usually mean you may have to install extra drivers and encounter unsupported game crashes.

Platforms

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen was first released on Apr 22, 2013. It is currently available on the following platforms:

  • Playstation 4
  • Xbox One

An alternative to expensive graphics cards and CPU purchases is console gaming. You may not get the absolute best frame rates or visual quality but if a game is available for a console you can usually be sure of an acceptable level of performance at all times.

Additional Requirements

In addition to the above specified requirements you may also need to the following:

  • Network : Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card : DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard audio chip
  • Additional Notes : 1) Supports Keyboard+Mouse and XInput/DirectInput devices including Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock4 and Steam Controller. 2) Some high end integrated graphics chips and modern gaming laptops with a discrete GPU may work but have not been tested, nor are they officially supported by Capcom.

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