System Requirements for Just Cause 2, Win XP not supported

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Square Enix recently released the system requirements for the PC version of Just Cause 2 with one glaring omission, Windows XP support. That’s right Windows XP users won’t be able to run Just Cause 2 on their nine year old OS. The reason cited behind the omission is the lack of DX10 support in Microsoft’s ageing yet popular OS.

Minimum System Requirements for Just Cause 2:
+ Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7 (Windows XP not supported)
+ Processor: Dual-core CPU with SSE3 (Athlon 64 X2 4200 / Pentium D 3GHz)
+ Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce 8800 Series / ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro with 256MB memory or equivalent DX10 card with 256MB memory
+ Memory: 2GB RAM
+ DirectX: Microsoft DirectX 10
+ Hard Drive: 10GB of free drive space
+ Optical Drive: DVD-ROM drive

+ Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible sound card
+ Internet Connection: Internet connection required for product activation
+ Input: Keyboard and mouse (Microsoft Xbox 360 controller optional)

Recommended System Requirements for Just Cause 2:
+ Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista or Windows 7 (Windows XP not supported)
+ Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz or AMD Phenom X3 2.4GHz
+ Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 Series with 512MB / ATI Radeon HD 5750 Series with 512MB or equivalent DX10 card with 512MB memory
+ Memory: 3GB
+ DirectX: Microsoft DirectX 10.1 with Vista SP1
+ Hard Drive: 10GB of free drive space
+ Optical Drive: DVD-ROM drive
+ Sound Card: 100% DirectX 10 compatible Dolby Digital 5.1 sound card
+ Internet Connection: Internet connection required for product activation
+ Input: Keyboard and mouse (Xbox 360 controller optional)

Just Cause 2, an open world sand box action game by Swedish developer Avalanche Studios and Eidos Interactive will be hitting Xbox 360, ps3 and the PC(Win 7 and Vista) on March 26, 2010.