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Assassin's Creed II PC System Requirements, Release Date, Price Announced

Today Ubisoft finally revealed when PC gamers will get their hands on Assassin's Creed II. It's due in North America on March 16th and in Europe on the 4th. They also announced the minimum and recommended system requirements:

Minimum Configuration

  • SUPPORTED OS: Windows® XP (32-64 bits) /Windows Vista®(32-64 bits)/Windows 7® (32-64 bits)
  • Processor: Intel Core® 2 Duo 1.8 GHZ or AMD Athlon X2 64 2.4GHZ
  • RAM: 1.5 GB Windows® XP / 2 GB Windows Vista® - Windows 7®
  • Video Card: 256 MB DirectX® 9.0–compliant card with Shader Model 3.0 or higher (see supported list)
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0 –compliant sound card
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0
  • DVD-ROM: DVD-ROM dual-layer drive
  • Hard Drive Space: 8 GB
  • Peripherals Supported: Keyboard, mouse, optional controller

* This product does not support Windows® 98/ME/2000/NT

Recommended Configuration

  • Processor: Intel Core® 2 Duo E6700 2.6 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ or better
  • Video Card: GeForce 8800 GT or ATI Radeon HD 4700 or better
  • Sound: 5.1 sound card
  • Peripherals: Keyboard, mouse, joystick optional (Xbox 360® Controller for Windows recommended)

Supported Video Cards at Time of Release

  • ATI® RADEON® X1950, HD 2000/3000/4000/5000 series
  • NVIDIA GeForce® 7/8/9/100/200 series

The PC version of the game will be available in two flavors: a $59.99 Standard Edition with the base game and two upcoming DLC packs, and a $64.99 Black Edition with all that plus "additional content."

Staff Writer at CinemaBlend.