Below are the minimum and recommended system specifications for StarCraft® II for Windows® and Mac®. Due to potential programming changes, the minimum system requirements for StarCraft II may change over time.

Note: For a list of compatible video hardware, see our Supported Video Cards list.

Windows

 Minimum RequirementsRecommended Specifications
Operating SystemWindows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10Windows® 10 64-bit
ProcessorIntel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5600+Intel® Core™ i5 or AMD FX Series Processor or better
VideoNVIDIA® GeForce® 7600 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600 XT or Intel® HD Graphics 3000 or betterNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 650 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7790 or better
Memory2 GB RAM4 GB RAM
Storage
30 GB available HD space
Internet
Broadband Internet connection
Media
DVD-ROM drive
Resolution
1024X768 minimum display resolution

Mac

 Minimum RequirementsRecommended Specifications
Operating SystemOS X® 10.10 (latest version)macOS® 10.12 (latest version)
ProcessorIntel® Core™ 2 DuoIntel® Core™ i5 or better
VideoNVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4670 or betterNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 775M or AMD Radeon™ R9 M290X or better
Memory4 GB RAM8 GB RAM
Storage
30 GB available HD space
Internet
Broadband Internet connection
Media
DVD-ROM drive
Resolution
1024X768 minimum display resolution

Note: FileVault options and case-sensitive formatted volumes are not supported for installation of Blizzard games.

StarCraft II Online Play

StarCraft II multiplayer and single player modes require an active Internet connection.