Dishonored 2 Latest Trailer and PC Settings Revealed

Posted on 02 Nov 2016 by
David Pink

With less then 10 days to go before its launch, Bethesda and Arkane Studios are pleased to announce that their upcoming sequel, Dishonored 2, has gone gold!

Celebrating the upcoming release day and it’s new ‘Gold’ status, we’re treated to the newest narrative Dishonored 2 trailer, titled ‘Book of Karnaca’ starring our old friend, The Outsider.

With the above good news comes details about the things that matter most to us PC gamers. The two questions we all want the answers to. Will my rig be good enough? What kind of glorious settings do we get to mess around with? Today we get those answers.

So, what exactly does Dishonored 2 require of us:

Minimum Requirements

  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Intel Core i5-2400 / AMD FX-8320
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 60 GB Free Space
  • NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB / AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB

Recommended Requirements

  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-4770 / AMD FX-8350
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 60 GB Free Space
  • NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB / AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB

So, what glorious goodies does Dishonored 2 have hiding under it’s hood:

Visual Settings

  • Adaptive Resolution
  • Texture Details
  • Models Details
  • Environmental Details
  • Anti-Aliasing
  • Rat Shadows
  • Bloodfly Shadows
  • Water Quality
  • Shadow Quality
  • View Distance
  • Multi-Monitor Support
  • Uncapped Framerate
  • Field of Vision

NVIDIA Hardware Specific

  • HBAO+
  • TXAA
  • Surround Technology
  • Ansel

Dishonored 2 pre-load on Steam is set to begin Tuesday, Nov 8th, with the release date of Nov 11th (or 10th if pre-ordered) to follow.


Official Press Release

We’ve just released a new narrative video for Dishonored 2, titled ‘Book of Karnaca’. Learn more about the world of Dishonored 2 and its characters from The Outsider in this new video – creatively ‘illustrated’ as a pop-up book. You can check out the new video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKMt4j7BTXk

Reprise your role as a supernatural assassin in Dishonored 2, the next chapter in the award-winning Dishonored saga by Arkane Studios, set to launch worldwide on November 11, 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Delilah, a mad witch armed with powerful black magic, has seized the throne from Empress Emily Kaldwin, leaving the fate of the Isles hanging in the balance. As either Emily Kaldwin or Corvo Attano, travel beyond the legendary streets of Dunwall to Karnaca – a once-dazzling coastal city that holds the key to restoring Emily to power. Armed with the mark of the Outsider and powerful new supernatural abilities, hunt down your enemies and forever alter the fate of the Empire.

Anyone who pre-orders Dishonored 2 will be able to play the game one day before the official worldwide release, on 10th November, and will receive a copy of Dishonored: Definitive Edition.

For more information about the game please visit dishonored.bethesda.net.

Comments (2)


Posts: 12
Fr33Lanc3r.007
Posted 02 Nov 2016, 21:21
Gotta say, it's nice to finally be able to look down a list of recommended specs and think 'Yep, this'll run at max settings'...used to be I'd look down the list of minimum specs and pray I could get it running at 20FPS...

Posts: 348
L Coulsen
Posted 03 Nov 2016, 10:45
My CPU is the one specifically mentioned in Recommended. Not sure how I feel about that