DDDA arrives on PC Jan 15th – 60FPS trailer and PC specs revealed

Dec 17, 2015
2015 Dec 17
Kellen Haney

Get ready to explore the vast world of Gransys as Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen arrives on Windows PC on January 15th, 2016! In fact, you can pre-order it on Steam right now and secure a digital art book and digital soundtrack upon release. Hit the jump for recommended specifications and more!

It’s a wonderful thing to see the dark-fantasy world of Dragon’s Dogma finally realized in 4K and running at silky-smooth 60 FPS. As a matter of fact, the framerate is uncapped, so if your rig surpasses the recommended specs below, just set the framerate to “Variable”, sit back and enjoy all the action.

Speaking of which, here are the Minimum and Recommended specs, as well as an all-out Performance spec list, if you wanna get fancy and run the game at 4K:

Minimum Specs:
OS: Windows Vista or newer
Processor: Intel Core i5-660 CPU or equivalent
Memory:  4 GB RAM
Graphics: Radeon HD 5870 or equivalent
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 22 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard audio chip
Additional Notes: 1) Supports Keboard + Mouse and XInput / DirectInput  devices including Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock and Steam Controller. 2) Some high end integrated graphics chips and modern gaming laptops with a discrete GPU may work but have not been tested, nor are they officially supported by Capcom.

Recommended Specs:
OS: Windows Vista or newer
Processor: Intel Core i7-4770K or equivalent
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or equivalent
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 22 GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard audio chip
Additional Notes: 1) Supports Keboard + Mouse and XInput / DirectInput  devices including Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock and Steam Controller. 2) Some high end integrated graphics chips and modern gaming laptops with a discrete GPU may work but have not been tested, nor are they officially supported by Capcom.

As mentioned before, you can pre-order the game on Steam, which will get you a digital art book and a digital soundtrack for free! The former is a 300+ page compilation of key art, concept art, sketches, etc. from the original Dragon’s Dogma; the latter (dubbed Masterworks Collection) features music from Dragon’s Dogma and DD: Dark Arisen, adding up to 53 beautiful—and totally rockin’—tracks.

Digital art book: A complete replica of the Dragon’s Dogma Official Design Works. Over 313 pages of content after content that chronicles the development artwork behind this expansive setting including characters, lore, creatures, and weapon designs, plus rough sketches, key visuals, and plenty of creator commentary.  A must-read for any Dragon’s Dogma fan!  (Print edition available on Amazon at $44.99)

Digital Soundtrack: Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Masterworks Collection…the awe-inspiring soundtrack contains 53 songs including a handful of alternate versions not included in the game. The 2+ hour soundtrack has been reauthored from the original source material, and the pre-purchase bonus includes both MP3 (320Kbps) and FLAC lossless formats.  (Total download size: 1.74GB)

Additional PC-specific features:

  • 9 brand new Achievements for both new and returning Dragon’s Dogma fans!  Get ready to delve deep into Bitterblack Isle…
  • Option to completely mute main and support Pawn chatter during traversal
  • Plug & Play controllers: supports XInput and DirectInput-based controllers such as the Xbox 360, Xbox One, DualShock, and Steam Controller right out of the box. (no 3rd party ‘XInput remapper’ app required)
  • Uses source texture assets that couldn’t be utilized in previous generation consoles due to memory constraints
  • All previously released DLCs and bonus content now built into the base game including the Eternal Ferrystone!
  • Full screen display on 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio monitors
  • Supports 30, 60, and ‘Variable’ frame rate settings
  • Supports 4K resolution (3840×2160)
  • Supports 144Hz monitors to enable 144fps gameplay
  • Remappable keyboard and mouse functions
  • Customizable hot keys (0-5) to allow quick access to commonly used items such as lantern, healing/stamina recovery items, and Ferrystones.  Streamlines gameplay in the heat of battle without the need to pause the game.

Phew, that was a lot! And quite a bargain for just $29.99 / € 29.99 / £ 24.99; but you know what they say: “They’re masterworks all, you can’t go wrong.”

Need even more information? Check out the FAQ, available on the Steam Community Forums, right here . See you in Gransys!