Minimum System Requirements

Below are the minimum specifications to play Guild Wars 2 on both Windows and Mac operating systems.

Note that, due to potential changes in the game, system requirements may change over time. In this event, you may be required to upgrade your current system (or obtain a new system) to continue playing the game.

Windows® Minimum System Requirements || Mac Minimum System Requirements

 

Windows® Minimum System Requirements

  Guild Wars 2 (core game and Heart of Thorns) Path of Fire
Operating System

Windows® XP Service Pack 3 or better

Windows® 7 or better (64 bit only)

Processor

Intel® Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz

Core i3

AMD Athlon 64 X2 or better

Intel® Core 2 Quad 2.4 GHz

Core i3

AMD Athlon 64 X2 or better

Video

NVIDIA® GeForce® 8600GT

ATI X1900

Intel HD 3000 or better (256MB of video RAM and shader model 3.0 or better)

NVIDIA® GeForce® 8800GTS

ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT

Intel Iris 5100 or better (512MB of video RAM and shader model 3.0 or better)

Memory

4 GB RAM

4 GB RAM

Storage

50 GB available HDD space

50 GB available HDD space

Internet

Broadband Internet connection

Broadband Internet connection

Input

Keyboard and mouse

Keyboard and mouse

DirectX DirectX 9 DirectX 9

Note: A 64 bit operating system is strongly recommended for quality of experience.
Note: DirectX 9 is required to play. If you are encountering an error launching the game, take a moment to download and update your DirectX drivers.

 

64 bit Native Mac Minimum System Requirements

  Guild Wars 2 (core game, Heart of Thorns, Path of Fire)
Operating System

Mac OS®X 10.9.X or later

Processor

Intel® Core™ i5 or better

Video

NVIDIA® GeForce® 320M

ATI Radeon™ HD 6630M

Intel HD 3000 or better

Memory

4GB Ram or better

Storage

50 GB available HDD space

Internet

Broadband Internet connection

Input

Keyboard and mouse

 

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