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mycoldman
26th Feb 2010, 17:20
What is the minimum specification to run Just Cause 2?

OS: Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7 (Windows XP is unsupported)
Processor: Dual-core CPU with SSE3 (Athlon 64 X2 4200 / Pentium D 3GHz)
Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce 8800 Series / ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro with 256MB memory or equivalent DX10 card with 256MB memory
Memory: 2GB RAM
DirectX: Microsoft DirectX 10
Hard Drive: 10GB of free drive space
Optical Drive: DVD
Sound Hardware: 100% DirectX 10 compatible sound card
Internet connection: Internet connection required for product activation
Input: Keyboard and Mouse (Microsoft Xbox360 controller optional)

What is the recommended specification to run Just Cause 2?

OS: Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7 (Windows XP is unsupported)
Processor: Intel CoreĀ® 2 Duo 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom X3 2.4GHz
Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 Series with 512MB / ATI Radeon HD 5750 Series with 512MB or equivalent DX10 card with 512MB memory
Main Memory: 3GB
DirectX: Microsoft DirectX 10.1 with Vista SP1
Hard Drive: 10GB of free drive space
Optical Drive: DVD
Sound Hardware: 100% DirectX 10 compatible Dolby Digital 5.1 sound card
Internet connection: Internet connection required for product activation
Input: Keyboard and Mouse (Microsoft Xbox360 controller optional)

Does the game support Windows XP?

No, the game requires DirectX10 and Windows XP does not support this. You need either Windows Vista or Windows 7 to run DirectX10.

Why is there no DirectX9 version?

Just Cause 2 has been written to take advantage of the performance offered under DirectX10, and unfortunately DirectX10 does not run under Windows XP.

Does the game support Windows 7?

Yes the game supports Windows 7, you will also need a DirectX10 graphics card.

Is the PC a port from the consoles?

No, the PC version has full mouse and keyboard support and a range of PC specific graphical and hardware enhancements.

Are the PC graphics the same as the console versions?

The graphics are enhanced for the PC version.

Does the game run in Window mode and Full Screen mode?

Yes.

Are mouse and keyboard supported?

Yes, mouse and keyboard are fully supported throughout the game including all menus and keys may be remapped.The game autosenses if the player is using the keyboard or Xbox360 controller and seamlessly switches between them.

Is the Xbox360 controller supported?

Yes.

Is the game enhanced for Quad Core Processors?

Yes.

Does the game support 3D?

Yes, the game supports Nvidia 3D Vision.

Does the game support Dolby Digital Surround Sound?

Yes, if you have correct sound hardware the game will support Dolby Digital 5.1, 6.1 and even 7.1

Does the game feature DRM (Digital Rights Management)?

Yes, the game uses a system called Steam, the product is activated online using a Key.

Does the PC support DLC (Downloadable Content)?

Yes, DLC will be made available through Steam.

Are trophies/Achievements supported?

Yes.

How will patching work for the game?

The game features Auto-Patching - Code is automatically updated each time the title is run to ensure the best performance.


I'll be updating this thread with more questions and answers as we go on, so be sure to check back.

brauny
26th Feb 2010, 20:33
will dx11 work? i have a pretty new computer and i was jw cuz i might consider this game for pc if mods are made for it

mycoldman
26th Feb 2010, 22:26
Whoops, this is supposed to be a closed thread for the FAQ, my bad.

Brauny, I'll get back to you on this. We've a lot of news for the PC version hitting next week. Stay tuned.