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12.6 per cent of Steam users still use XP

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will not run on Windows XP

Activision has revealed the minimum requirement for the PC version of Black Ops 2.

The latest Call of Duty PC requirements will require Windows Vista or later after Activision upgraded the engine to use DirectX11.

A Steam hardware survey from August 2012 reveals that Windows XP still powers 12.6 per cent of Steam’s users.

Set during the 21st century Cold War, Black Ops 2 will be released on November 13th, with a Digital Deluxe Edition available for PC.

The full minimum PC specs:

OS – Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7
CPU – Intel Core2 Duo E8200 2.66 GHz or AMD Phenom X3 8750 2.4 GHz
Video Card – Nvidia GeForce 8800GT 512mb or ATI Radeon HD 3870 512 MB
Memory – 2gb for 32-bit OS or 4gb for 64-bit OS

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