According to VG247, the specs for the PC version of Splinter Cell: Conviction should make the game desirable for gamers in the “Look, you can’t buy goods and services with money. Just tear it up and use it as confetti at parties” category:
- Supported OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
- Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Core2 Duo or 2.4 GHz AMD Athlon X2 64
- RAM: 1.5 GB Windows XP / 2 GB Windows Vista, Windows 7
- Video Card: 256 MB DirectX 9.0c–compliant video card (512 MB recommended) (see supported list*)
- Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c–compliant sound card
- DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
- DVD-ROM: DVD-ROM drive
- Hard Drive Space: 10 GB
- Peripherals Supported: Mouse, keyboard, headset, 12-button gamepads with analog sticks
- Internet Connection: Broadband Internet connection
*Supported Video Cards at Time of Release:
- NVIDIA GeForce 7800 / 7900 / 8 / 9 / GTX series
- ATI RADEON X1800 / X1900 / HD 2000 / HD 3000 / HD 4000 / HD 5000 series
- Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT supported. These chipsets are the only ones that will run this game.
Note: A permanent high speed internet connection and creation of a Ubisoft account are required to play this video game at all times and to unlock exclusive content. Such content may only be unlocked one single time with a unique key. You must be at least 13 to create a Ubisoft account.
Man, they really include a lot of fluff in that list of specs. Let’s see if we can filter it down to only the important parts:
Note: A permanent high speed internet connection and creation of a Ubisoft account are required to play this video game at all times
That’s better, but I think we can take it further:
Note: A permanent high speed internet connection (is) required to play this video game at all times.
I think we’ve almost got it. But I am a bit of a perfectionist, so let’s give it one more try:
Note: A desire to give us your money and then immediately go fuck yourself is required to attempt to play this video game at all times.