Hades II requirements

Full Hades II system requirements with minimum and recommended specs for the Early Access period on PC.

Hades II minimum requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 or Radeon R7 360 or HD 630
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-3210M
  • File Size: 10 GB
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit or higher

Hades II recommended specs

  • Memory: 16 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 or Radeon RX 5600 XT or Arc A580
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
  • File Size: 10 GB
  • OS: up to Windows 11

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Can I Run Hades II?

To run the Hades 2 requirements, you will need an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 GPU, an Intel Core i5-3210M processor, 8GB of RAM, and about 10GB of HDD or SSD space.

With Hades 2 now available in Early Access, the official Hades 2 system requirements have finally been confirmed, at least for the Early Access version of the game. Much like Hades 2's predecessor, the latest game from Supergiant Games isn't very demanding of your PC or laptop. That said, the game appears to be quite RAM hungry on the highest settings. 

To meet the Hades 2 minimum requirements, you will need an AMD Radeon R7 360 graphics card, any dual core processor with a clock speed of 2.4 GHz such as the Intel Core i5-3210M, and 8GB of RAM. We predict that, despite being the minimum requirements, this will run the game without any real issue.

The developer has officially stated that you'll need much stronger hardware to play the game on the highest settings, but this shouldn't be too much to tackle for modern gaming rigs. The Hades 2 recommended specs requires an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU or AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT GPU, 16GB of RAM, and a quad core processor with 2.4GHz of clock speed such as the Intel Core 2 Q6600 (a CPU from 2012). 

Still not sure if you meet the Hades 2 PC requirements? Take our PC benchmark test now with our automatic checker or by manually entering your system details to see if your PC can run Hades 2.

Hades 2 size

The current Hades 2 download size on PC is 10GB of HDD or SSD space. Though the game currently only requires 10GB of space, this requirement is likely to increase as the game approaches its full 1.0 release. While we doubt that an SSD will be essential to running Hades 2, we recommend installing the game onto an SSD anyway to reduce any load times between floors and rooms. So, if you need more space or want to make an upgrade, check the PCGamesN buyers guide for the best SSD for gaming.

Hades 2 Early Access

Hades 2 is now available on Steam Early Access, retailing for $29.99. Hades 2 has launched into Early Access with "as much content from day one in Early Access as the original game did back when it launched in Early Access on Steam." You can read more about the Hades 2 Early Access period over on PCGamesN.

Steam Deck players will also be please to hear that the Hades 2 Steam Deck rating has already achieved the "Verified" status. PCGamesN's own testing of the Hades 2 Steam Deck compatibility has shown that the game runs incredibly well, which isn't too surprising given the game's predecessor also ran incredibly well on Steam's own console.

Hades 2 settings

Considering how low the baseline Hades 2 requirements are, you won't need to tweak the Hades 2 settings much to get great performance out of the game. That said, there are a few options (and there are very limited options at this point in the game's development) which you can tweak to get the best video quality out of the game.

Turn the "Graphics Quality" to "High" and turn on VSync. The reason we recommend turning on VSync is because the game can easily run at a higher framerate than your monitor is capable of, which can cause a number of screen tearing issues (a full explanation can be found on our FPS calculator page). This is our only recommendation, as Hades 2 runs incredibly well on just about any gaming rig. 

You can, however, tweak the Hades 2 gameplay settings to adjust your play, and you can find a full list of recommendations over on PCGamesN. 

Hades 2 review

The game may be in Early Access, but praise for the Supergiant Games roguelike is already overflowing. The PCGamesN Hades 2 review went so far as to state "Hades 2 is flawless, perfecting the roguelike genre in a way its predecessor almost managed to do."

Hades 2 FAQ

There are so many elements to explore in Hades 2 that it can be quite easy to get lost. So, we've gathered the best Hades 2 guides below to answer any and every question you might have for the game:

Hades II will run on PC system with Windows 10 64-bit or higher and upwards.

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Hades II FPS - what frame rate can you expect?

How many FPS will I get on Hades II? We reference thousands of reports from PCGameBenchmark users running our FPS tracking app to tell you exactly how Hades II performs across a range of different settings and resolutions on the most popular PC gaming setups. Here's our most recent test result.

What frame rate does Hades II run at?

278 Intel Core i5-3470 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB

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Hades II Details

Hades II PC Specs
   Player Count 48,530 Players (Last 24 Hours)
   Download Via Steam
   Developer Supergiant Games
   Publisher Supergiant Games
   Categories Action RPG Indie
   Hades II Release Date 6th of May 2024
   Hades II PC price today $29.99
What is Hades II?

Battle beyond the Underworld using dark sorcery to take on the Titan of Time in this bewitching sequel to the award-winning rogue-like dungeon crawler.