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ArcaniA - A Gothic Tale is set in a rich world that invites the player to explore all of its innumerable attractions and details. Different climate zones, abundant flora and fauna, subterranean vaults, and cities and castles with unique architecture await the adventurous player. Clouds darken the skies, weather effects such as wind and heavy rain influence the game world, keeping it endlessly fascinating with its amazing graphics, day and night cycles, and a stunning display of light and shadow. Wonderfully atmospheric music and top-of-the-line sound effects create a truly immersive playing environment. A multitude of entertaining and challenging quests, challenging combat, mysterious NPC characters and a sophisticated plot guarantee many hours of highly entertaining gameplay. The Southern Islands await!

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Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® XP / Vista Direct X Version: DirectX 9.0c or higher Hard Disk Space: 10 GB + 600 MB virtual memory DVD Drive: 6x DVD ROM Drive Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHZ, AMD Athlon 3500+ RAM: 1 GB (Windows® XP), 1,5 GB (Windows® Vista) Graphics Accelerator: ATI 1800XT, Shader Model 3, 256 MB

    Nvidia 6800, Shader Model 3, 256 MB

Sound Card: DirectX 8.1 compatible sound card

This game is also known as Arcania: A Gothic Tale in Europe / Australia.

Forum Posts


Why Gothic, Risen developer Piranha Bytes left JoWood

Finally, a full explanation

May 06, 2011, by Sean Ridgeley | 5 comments
Arcania: Gothic 4 PC demo released

Give Spellbound's take on the universe a try

Sep 23, 2010, by Sean Ridgeley | 4 comments
Arcania: Gothic 4 SecuROM DRM features one-time activation, auto-update, pre-load

Reasonable and with some accommodating features

Sep 20, 2010, by Sean Ridgeley | 0 comments
ArcaniA: Gothic 4 resurfaces with polished screens, video footage

Though it may not be quite Gothic

Apr 26, 2010, by Sean Ridgeley | 1 comment

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Oct 12, 2010 (PC)
    • Q2 2011 (PS3)
  • Europe:
    • Oct 15, 2010 (PC)
    • Oct 12, 2010 (PS3)
  • Australia:
    • April 2011 (PS3)
    • Oct 14, 2010 (PC)
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