Minimum System Requirements

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

Windows
Mac (64 bit)

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

Windows® XP Service Pack 3 or better

Processor

Intel® Core 2 Duo 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)

Memory

4 GB RAM

Storage

50 GB available HDD space

Internet

Broadband Internet connection

Input

Keyboard and mouse

DirectX

DirectX 9

  Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire
Operating System

Windows® 7 or better (64 bit only)

Processor

Intel® Core 2 Quad 2.4 GHz

Core i3

AMD Athlon 64 X2 or better

Video

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

Storage

50 GB available HDD space

Internet

Broadband Internet connection

Input

Keyboard and mouse

DirectX

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.


  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® 320MATI 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

Note: A 64 bit operating system is required to play on Mac.


Please note that—due to ongoing changes to the game—these system requirements may change over time. In the event that you run into problems playing, you may need to upgrade your system or hardware to continue playing the game as intended.