Developed by Kojima Productions and published by 505 Games worldwide, Death Stranding is the first from Hideo Kojima after his split from Konami a while ago. It debuted on PS4 last year and we’ve covered that release at length. Read our PS4 Pro review here. Death Stranding sports an all-star cast with the likes of Norman Reedus, Guillermo Del Toro, and Lindsay Wagner as well as an intriguing setting and story with a fantastic soundtrack. Death Stranding is now set to arrive on PC and here’s what you need to know. 

Death Stranding PC release date

Death Stranding releases on July 14 for PC via both Steam and Epic Games Store. 

Death Stranding PC price

Death Stranding is priced at Rs. 3,999 on Steam and $55.99 on the Epic Games Store which is approximately Rs. 4,212. This is a lot higher than Valve’s recommended regional pricing.

Death Stranding PC editions

There is only one edition of Death Stranding on PC for the digital release. A Day One Limited Run SteelBook edition is available for a physical release including a SteelBook and a plethora of digital content. Check it out below:

Death Stranding PC system requirements

Death Stranding PC minimum requirements

OS: Windows 10
CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 with 3GB Video RAM or AMD Radeon RX 560 with 4GB Video RAM
DirectX: 12
Storage: 80GB
Sound card: DirectX compatible 

Death Stranding PC recommended requirements

For 30fps

OS: Windows 10
CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 or AMD Ryzen 5 1400
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB Video RAM or Radeon RX 570 with 4GB Video RAM
DirectX 12
Storage: 80GB
Sound card: DirectX compatible

For 60fps

OS: WIndows 10
CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB Video RAM or AMD Radeon RX 590
DirectX 12
Storage: 80GB
Sound card: DirectX compatible

Death Stranding PC exclusive features

Keyboard and mouse controls, ultrawide support for displays, high frame rate options, and more are only available on Death Stranding PC. The previously exclusive photo mode was patched into the PS4 release earlier. Death Stranding on PC also has crossover content with Half-Life from Valve. This is available on Steam and the Epic Games Store.

Death Stranding PC download size

Steam has the storage space listed as 80GB. The Death Stranding PS4 download size is 48.14GB according to the PS Store as of this writing. We will update this when the preload goes live.

Death Stranding PC pre-order bonus

Death Stranding on PC has launch day and pre-order bonuses. The pre-order bonuses include the launch day bonuses and additional content.

Death Stranding PC launch day bonuses

  • Selections from ‘The Art of Death Stranding’ digital art book (by Titan Books)
  • Death Stranding Original Score Expanded Edition by Ludvig Forsell (including 10 unreleased tracks)
  • Ludens mask sunglasses (chiral gold and omnireflector)
  • Gold and silver power skeleton
  • Gold and silver all-terrain skeleton
  • Gold and silver armour plate (LV2)

Death Stranding PC pre-purchase bonuses

  • Death Stranding HD wallpapers
  • Chiral gold and omnireflector sunglasses
  • Chiral gold and omnireflector cap
  • Gold and silver speed skeleton
  • Gold and silver armour plate

Death Stranding PC graphics options

Death Stranding supports DLSS 2.0 on PC. Other graphics options and features include the following as revealed by Arstechnica:

  • Aspect ratio (16:9, 21:9)
  • Maximum frame rate (as low as 30fps, as high as 240fps)
  • Model detail (low, medium, default, very high)
  • Memory for streaming (low, default, high)
  • Shadow resolution (low, medium, high)
  • Ambient occlusion (on, off)
  • Screen space reflections (on, off)
  • Nvidia DLSS (off, performance, quality)*
  • AMD FidelityFX Contrast Adaptive Sharpening and Upsampling (CAS) (on, off)
  • Anti-aliasing (off, FXAA, TAA)
  • Depth of field (on, off)
  • Motion blur (on, off)

Death Stranding PC preload date and time

Preloading will be available for Death Stranding 48 hours before release which is July 12.

Death Stranding PC Review

The Death Stranding PC review embargo lifts closer to release. We’ve been playing it. Stay tuned for our full review.

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