Top 10 games for low end PC: Best games for old PC

Most of us have had that one PC in our lives that was not so good, especially for gaming, but we still loved to play games that were playable on those low-end PCs.
Some of us still have those potato PCs that can't play the latest games; playing a good game on an old PC may seem impossible, but worry not, because this article contains a list of top 10 games for low-end PC that are actually really good and fun to play. While the list doesn't include already popular games like GTA San Andreas or NFS Most Wanted, however, the listed PC games may not be so popular still worth playing.

(The list is not ranked; all of the games are considered to be equally good.)


Spec Ops: The Line

Spec Ops: The Line is a third-person shooter video game released in 2012 by 2K Games and developed by the German studio Yager Development. It was released in June 2012 for Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in the international market.

The game has amazing graphics that can be easily playable even on old PCs. This war game is full of action and the location is based in Dubai.

Spec Ops: The Line minimum system requirements: 

  • OS: Windows XP SP3.

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Equivalent.

  • Memory Required: 2 GB RAM.

  • Hard Drive: 6 GB free.

  • Video Memory: 256 MB.

  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 / ATI Radeon HD 2600XT.

Crysis 1

Crysis is a first-person shooter video game series developed by Crytek, a German company. The storey follows a group of military heroes who wear "nanosuits," technologically advanced suits of armour that improve physical strength, speed, defence, and cloaking abilities.

On September 16th, 2008, Crysis 1 was released. Due to its incredible action and gameplay, this action game was quite popular at the time.

The game is now old and does not consume a lot of resources; if you haven't played it yet, you will not be disappointed. 

Crysis 1 minimum system requirements:

  • CPU: Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz/Athlon X2 4400+ or better.

  • CPU SPEED: Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz/Athlon X2 4400+ or better.

  • RAM: 2 GB.

  • Operating System: Windows XP.

  • VIDEO CARD: Supported chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS with 640MB RAM or similar.


The prototype is an open-world action-adventure video game created by Radical Entertainment and published by Activision, a legendary video game company.

Prototype's gameplay is similar to that of other open-world games, with plenty of action and intense battles. Despite the fact that the game was released in 2009, it has engaging gameplay and good graphics.

Prototype minimum system requirements:

  • Operational System: Windows XP/Vista.

  • RAM Free: 1 GB RAM.

  • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo T7800 @ 2.60GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5200+

  • Video Card: GeForce 7800 GTX / Radeon X1900 GT.

  • Disk Space (HD): 8 Gb Free.

  • Directx Version: DirectX 9.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

Ubisoft's Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is an amazing third-person tactical shooter video game for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows. In May and June of 2012, it was released.

Tom Clancy's video game franchise is well-known and well-liked by gamers all over the globe.
If you want to play a high-quality game on a computer that isn't very powerful, you should play this game.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier system requirements:

  • Processor: Intel Pentium D 3.0 GHz or AMD Athlon64 X2 4400+ 2.2Ghz 

  • RAM: 1GB 

  • Operating System: Windows XP / 2GB Windows Vista or Windows 7.

  • Video card: 256 MB DirectX-compliant.

  •  DirectX 9.0c. DVD-ROM drive: DVD-ROM speed 4x, dual-layer drive

Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2 is a first-person shooter developed and published by Ubisoft Montreal. Far Cry 2 received a lot of attention as a result of the success of Far Cry 1. However, gamers continue to praise Far Cry 2 for its amazing graphics and visuals.

Even if you have an older PC, Far Cry 2 is worth playing. 

Far Cry 2 system requirement:

  • Operating System Windows XP, Windows 7 (with SP1) or Windows 8

  • Processor Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 @ 2.6 GHz or better, AMD Athlon64 X2 6000+ @ 3.0Ghz 

  • RAM 3+ GB 

  • Video card Nvidia 8800 or better.

  • Hard Drive: 3.5 GB

Enemy Front

Enemy Front is a first-person shooter video game based on World War II that was developed and published by CI Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. It was first announced in 2011 and released on June 10, 2014. 

Enemy Front will impress you with its gameplay, especially if you enjoy video games themed on World Wars.

Enemy Front minimum system requirement:

  • Operating System: Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7, with the latest Service Pack.

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo at 2Ghz, or AMD Athlon 64 x2 2Ghz, or better.

  • Memory: 3 GB RAM.

  • Graphics: NVidia 8800GT with 512Mb RAM or better.

  • DirectX: Version 9.0c.

  • Storage: 10 GB free space.

Among US

You've probably heard of this incredibly popular game, Among US, which is a very interesting online multiplayer game for Windows PC, Android, and iOS.

Innersloth's 2018 online multiplayer social deduction game Among Us was developed and published in the United States. It was released in June 2018 on iOS and Android devices, and in November 2018 on Windows, with cross-platform play between these platforms.

The Among US is not a resource-hungry application, that is why you should play this interesting game even if you have a potato PC.

Among US minimum system requirements:

  • Windows 10 or higher

  • Direct X version 10

  • Minimum processor requirement: Intel Pentium 4 2.00GHz

  • RAM: 1GB

  • High-speed Internet

Orcs Must Die! 2

Orcs Must Die! 2 is a trap-based action-tower defence video game developed by Robot Entertainment as a sequel to the original Orcs Must Die! It was released in the United States on July 30, 2012 by Microsoft Game Studios for Microsoft Windows.

The game itself is a popular game and also has decent graphics and audio. 

Orcs Must Die! 2  minimum system requirements: 

  • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7.

  •  Processor:2GHz Dual Core.

  • Memory:2 GB RAM.

  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon x1950 or better with 256MB VRAM.

  • DirectX®:9.0c.

  • Hard Drive:9 GB HD space.

Mafia 2

2K Czech and 2K Games published Mafia II, an action-adventure game released in 2010. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in August 2010. The game is a sequel to Mafia II, which was released in 2002. 

Mafia games are quite popular among PC and console gamers, and if you enjoy playing gangster games, this game will undoubtedly impress you with its fantastic gameplay.

Mafia 2 minimum system requirement:

  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP (SP2 or later) / Windows Vista / Windows 7.

  • Processor: Pentium D 3Ghz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3600+ (Dual-core) or higher.

  • RAM: 1.5 GB.

  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 8600 / ATI HD2600 Pro or better.

  • Hard Disc Space: 8 GB.

Mass Effect 2

In 2010, Mass Effect 2 a role-playing action video game developed by BioWare and released by none other than Electronic Arts a legendary game developer company for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360, and in 2011 for PlayStation 3. It is the sequel to the original Mass Effect and the second instalment in the Mass Effect series.

This game has some unique characters and futuristic weapons that are appealing to action game fans.

The game itself isn't too heavy on the system, but it does have good graphics and visuals.

Mass Effect 2 minimum system requirements:

  • Operating System: / SP1 / Windows 7.

  • Processor: 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or higher AMD CPU.

  • DirectX: DirectX 9.0c August 2008 (included)

  • Memory: : 1 GB RAM / and Windows 7: 2 GB RAM.

  • Hard drive space: 15 GB DVD ROM: 1x.

  • Sound card: DirectX 9.0c compatible.





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