Max Payne soon will be back in action in Max Payne 3 (see screenshot). Will your PC be up to the task of running the game?
Rockstar Games released PC system specs for the game due May 29 in North America.
Your PC will need: Windows XP through 7, an Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHz or AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHz, 2 to 16 GB of RAM, video card and DVD drive. Installation will require 35 GB on the hard drive.
For more compatibility information, visit www.rockstargames.com/support.
Max Payne 3 will support DirectX11.
The game also will be available in console versions.
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