Silent Hill 2 Remake PC Requirements Revealed Via Steam

The Silent Hill Transmission exceeded the fans’ expectations by all means, and it was a treat for Silent Hill fans. Konami made a strong comeback in the Silent Hill franchise after 8 long years.

And Finally, After years of leaks and rumors, Konami confirmed that the Silent Hill 2 Remake is in the works under Bloober Team. Bloober Team revealed in the live event that they are utilizing the full potential of modern technology to revive the timeless cult classic.

The engine being used for the development is the infamous Unreal Engine 5. Lumen and Nanite features of the Unreal Engine 5 are being utilized to generate ultra-realistic in-game scenes.

After the visual and some combat style improvements, the game’s audio is on the developer’s priority list. Mateusz Lenart, Creative Director & Lead Designer at Bloober Team, revealed that they are using the WWise sound engine to optimize the game sound. 

They are also taking advantage of PlayStation 5 features like PlayStation 5’s 3D audio and DualSense controller technology to deliver an immersive experience for the fans.

One more improvement that we have seen in recent times is the ‘seamless experience’ approach with less or no loading screens. Similarly, Silent Hill 2 Remake will not have any loading screens, thanks to the latest SSDs.

The following statement from Mateusz Lenart precisely summarizes the vision of the Bloober Team and where they are headed with the Silent Hill 2 Remake:

One of our primary goals is to preserve the atmosphere that made Silent Hill 2 so exceptional while also modernizing many aspects of the game’s overall gameplay.”

Well, with technological advancements comes demanding hardware requirements. While the classic Silent Hill 2 was playable on PlayStation 2, the game’s Remake requires a decent rig to rock. 

As the Steam page for Silent Hill 2 Remake went live, the Minimum and Recommended PC requirements for Silent Hill 2 Remake were revealed. 

The Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 10 x64
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-8400 | AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
  • Memory: 12 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon™ RX 5700 / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Windows Compatible Audio Device.
  • Additional Notes: Playing on minimum requirements should enable you to play on Low/Medium quality settings in FullHD (1080p) in stable 30 FPS.

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 11 x64
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8700K | AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 2080 RTX or AMD Radeon™ 6800 XT
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 50 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Windows Compatible Audio Device.
  • Additional Notes: Playing on recommended requirements should enable you to play on Medium quality settings in 60 FPS or High quality settings in 30 FPS, in FullHD (or 4k using DLSS or similar technology).

The PC requirements also reveal that the game will target 60 FPS at 4K resolution on recommended requirements. The hardware requirements are indeed demanding, which is expected from a current-gen game.

The Story

Having received a letter from his deceased wife, James heads to where they shared so many memories,in the hope of seeing her one more time: Silent Hill.

There, by the lake, he finds a woman eerily similar to her…

“My name…is Maria,” the woman smiles. Her face, her voice… She’s just like her.

Release Date And Platforms 

The Silent Hill 2 Remake will be a timed PlayStation 5 exclusive that will stay on PlayStation 5 for 12 months before appearing on other platforms.

The remake will also be released for PC along with PlayStation 5. Although no official release window has been announced, the Silent Hill 2 pages on the PlayStation store and Steam are live now; you can wishlist the game there.

Are you excited to explore Silent Hill once again? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

Farhan Ali
Farhan is a passionate writer with an undying love for games, PC hardware, and technology. With nearly 5 years of experience in blogging and over 14 years of experience in gaming, this is what he loves and does best.
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