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Psychonauts 2 System Requirements

We Have A Look At The System Requirements For Psychonauts 2 And Discuss The Best PC Builds To Run The Game

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Can I Run Psychonauts 2 On My Computer?

The release of Psychonauts 2 has been pushed back more than once; currently, the game is scheduled to come out sometime in 2021. The game will be available to play on both previous-gen and the latest-gen Xbox and PlayStation consoles, Linux, Mac OS, and of course Windows PC. Whilst we don’t currently have definitive system requirements for the game at this time, we have pieced together what we believe to be the best approximations for the minimum and recommended requirements for the game, currently available. Be aware that these may change before the game is released as we get more information.

If you are unaware of the specifications of your PC, take a gander at our guide on how to look up your PC specifications to see if your machine will manage to run the game or if you need an upgrade. At the foot of this page, we also go over which PC builds we think would be best to play the game on.

If you want to pick up Psychonauts 2 on PC or Xbox, be sure to check out Eneba for great prices on the game nearer to its release.


Psychonauts 2 Game Details

Psychonauts 2 is the sequel to the critically acclaimed quirky comedy platformer in which the player once again takes control of Razputin Aquato, the latest recruit to the psychic espionage organization known as the Psychonauts. Expect many great and colorful adventures through a range of creatively imagined mindscapes, as well as interactions with a great number of strange and wonderful characters.

Psychonauts 2 System Requirements

As discussed, the below requirements are only the predicted specifications and are still subject to change.

Psychonauts 2 Minimum System Requirements

  • CPU : Intel Core i3-8100 / AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • RAM : 8GB RAM
  • GPU / Video Card : Intel UHD Graphics 630 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB / AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB
  • Storage : TBC
  • Operating System : Windows 7 (64-bit only)

Psychonauts 2 Recommended System Requirements

  • CPU : Intel Core i5-9600K / AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
  • RAM : 16GB RAM
  • GPU / Video Card : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB / AMD Radeon RX 580
  • Storage : TBC
  • Operating System : Windows 10 (64-bit only)

What Gaming PC Do We Recommend To Play Psychonauts 2?

To get Psychonauts 2 running on the lowest settings at 1080p resolution, have a look at one of our $500 or $600 self-builds. If you want to turn up the resolution and graphics to the max, however, then a $1,500 build or higher is advisable.

If the idea of constructing your own computer doesn’t appeal and you would rather go with a pre-built option, one of our under $800 PCs will do to running Psychonauts 2 on the lower settings at 1080p. For the higher settings and resolutions however you will need something at least as powerful as our $1,500 pre-built PC.

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