StarCraft II System Requirements

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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 Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System Windows® XP/Windows Vista® (latest service pack) Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit (latest service pack)
Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5600+ Intel® Core™ i5 or AMD FX Series Processor or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce® 7600 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600 XT or Intel® HD Graphics 3000 or better NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 650 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7790 or better
Memory 2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage
30 GB available HD space
Internet
Broadband Internet connection
Media
DVD-ROM drive
Resolution
1024X768 minimum display resolution

Mac

Minimum Requirements Recommended Specifications
Operating System Mac® OS X 10.9 (Latest Version) Mac OS® X 10.10 (Latest Version)
Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Intel® Core™ i5 or better
Video NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 4670 or better NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 780M or AMD Radeon™ HD 6970 or better
Memory 4 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Storage
30 GB available HD space
Internet
Broadband Internet connection
Media
DVD-ROM drive
Resolution
1024X768 minimum display resolution

Note: FileVault and FileVault 2 are not supported for installation at this time.

StarCraft II Online Play

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

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