Max Payne 3 PC pre-order bonuses and specs revealed

Several new bits of info has arrived for the PC version of Rockstar’s upcoming effort Max Payne 3.

The PC version will support DirectX11 ‘including tessellation, as well as a number of additional advanced graphics options. ‘ Players will have to wait until May 29th for their shot at it though, with the PS3/Xbox 360 launch taking place on May 15th.

There are also a myriad of distributors to pre-order from, each with its own version of bonuses offered up to those who want to pony up ahead of time through their store.

Digital retailers offering some form of pre-purchase incentives include Steam, GameStop/Impulse, Amazon Game Downloads (limited to U.S. only), Gamesplanet, Gamesload, and Gamersgate.

There’s a good amount of cross-over content between the offers.

As Shacknews points, some of the aforementioned provide free copies of prior Max Payne games; however, some include just Max Payne 2, while others provide both parts one and two.Others require that you pre-order the game before the console launch date of May 15th in order to qualify.

Regardless of what bonus you go with, you’ll want to make sure their rig can run the game. So here’s a look at the PC system requirements as detailed by Rockstar:

Max Payne 3 PC System Specifications

Operating System:

Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 32/64 Service Pack 2, Windows XP 32/64 Service Pack 3


Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ – i7 3930K 6 Core x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ – FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ


2GB – 16GB

Video Card:

NVIDIA 8600 GT 512MB VRAM – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM – Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM

About MCV Staff

Check Also

PlayStation wants more cross-play in games, says Jim Ryan

Playstation boss Jim Ryan, in an interview with Axios, has revealed that Sony wants more cross-platform play in games, marking a change in stance at the company.