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Metro: Last Light

Optimum Metro: Last Light specs recommend an NVIDIA Titan

1:00 PM on 04.17.2013 // Jordan Devore

Minimum specs it is!

Metro 2033 looked impressive on PC years ago, and if you've been keeping up with its sequel, you'll know that it is similarly going to require a powerful system to achieve those coveted maxed-out settings at a decent resolution and frame rate. A blog post by NVIDIA gives it to us straight:


  • Windows: XP (32-Bit), Vista, 7 or 8 
  • CPU: 2.2 GHz Dual Core e.g. Intel Core 2 Duo 
  • RAM: 2GB 
  • Direct X: 9.0c 
  • Graphics Card: DirectX 9, Shader Model 3 compliant, e.g. NVIDIA GTS 250 or higher


  • Windows: Vista, 7 or 8 
  • CPU: 2.6 GHz Quad Core, e.g. Intel Core i5 
  • RAM: 4GB 
  • Direct X: 11 
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 580 / 660 Ti or higher


  • Windows: Vista, 7 or 8 
  • CPU: 3.4 GHz Multi-Core, e.g. Intel Core i7 
  • RAM: 8GB 
  • Direct X: 11 
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 680 SLI / NVIDIA GTX 690 / NVIDIA Titan

For what it's worth, select GeForce GTX cards will include a complimentary copy of Last Light. Sounds like 4A Games' latest will put them to good use. Like the last game, I'll probably end up playing this long after launch once these requirements aren't quite so high-end.

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