Alan Wake System Requirements

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Alan Wake system requirements

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT
  • Alan Wake CPU:Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400
  • File Size:8 GB
  • OS:Windows 7

Alan Wake minimum requirements

  • Memory:2 GB
  • Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
  • CPU:Intel Core 2 Duo T7250
  • Alan Wake File Size:8 GB
  • OS:Windows XP SP2

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Can I Run Alan Wake?

The cheapest graphics card you can play it on is an NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS. But, according to the developers the recommended graphics card is an NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT. To play Alan Wake you will need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core 2 Duo T7250. Whereas, an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 is recommended in order to run it. In terms of game file size, you will need at least 8 GB of free disk space available. The minimum memory requirement for Alan Wake is 2 GB of RAM installed in your computer. Additionally, the game developers recommend somewhere around 4 GB of RAM in your system.

Alan Wake will run on PC system with Windows XP SP2 and upwards.

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Alan Wake System Requirements

Player Count

72 Players
(Last 24 Hours)

Review Score

83 / 100


Via Steam


Remedy Entertainment


Remedy Entertainment


Action Adventure

Alan Wake Release Date

16th of February 2012

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The PCGB price tracker can try to predict the next official Steam Alan Wake discount. The last offer was a 65% saving on the 23rd of December 2020. Based on the principle that games can get a price cut every eighth week, then the estimated next PC Alan Wake Steam sale date is 17th of February 2021

What is Alan Wake?

A Dark Presence stalks the small town of Bright Falls, pushing Alan Wake to the brink of sanity in his fight to unravel the mystery and save his love.

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