Defense Grid 2 Now Available!

Defense Grid 2, DG2, is the highly-anticipated sequel to Hidden Path Entertainment’s 2008 Defense Grid: The Awakening. Setting the bar as the definitive tower defense game, Defense Grid 2 introduces new worlds and threats to test your tower placement strategies. With a bold new look, a compelling single-player campaign, and the addition of new game modes, online player-versus-player and multiplayer co-op, every play-through brings fun new opportunities and challenges.

DG2 comes with a story campaign featuring 21 stunning maps, dynamic level movement, an... Read More


• Multiple Platforms for Launch

Defense Grid 2 is available on Steam for Windows, Macintosh & SteamOS/Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

• New Campaign

DG2 comes with a story campaign featuring 21 stunning maps, dynamic level movement, and an expanded story and cast of characters. This definitive tower defense game delivers with new experiences and story for players of all skill types.

• Multiplayer

Defense Grid 2 comes with new co-op and competitive multiplayer modes. With controller input, you can even play through the entire story campaign with another person, together in Doubles mode.

• Challenge Modes

Defense Grid has hundreds of ways to play the game, and DG2 will have hundreds of challenge mode missions where you can play the game with new rulesets and approaches. New challenge modes will appear in DG2 and some old favorites.

• DG Architect

Defense Grid 2 includes DG Architect, the same level editor used by the development team and provided to players on Steam. Players can build and share their own maps with each other and even submit their maps to be included in the in-game store and perhaps make money from their map-building skills

From The Blog

Tycho Tries DG2 VR

Jerry Holkins (Tycho) of Penny Arcade sat down to play Defense Grid 2 in VR and invited CEO Jeff Pobst along to chat while he played. Check out the video and learn more from behind the scenes on DG2.

Game Recognition

"Defense Grid 2 Release Date Announced" - IGN

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System Requirements

PC Minimum:
OS: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.0, Windows 8.1
Processor: Dual core CPU 2.0Ghz or faster
Memory: 3 GB RAM
Graphics: DirectX 10 video card with shader 4 support and Passmark Video Benchmark of 160 or above such as the following: ATI Radeon HD3650 or better (HD3650-HD8000, RX200-RX300+) (Radeon HD 4200 and HD 4250 not included) NVIDIA GeForce 8600 or newer (8800, 9600-9800, or 100-700+) (GeForce 8600M not included) Intel HD Graphics 2500 or higher
DirectX: Version 10
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space

Additional Notes: DG2 requires a multi-core processor and at least 3 GB of RAM on your computer to run. DG2 relies on a DirectX 10.0 or later graphics engine which means it runs on Windows Vista, Win7, Win8, and Win8.1. DG2 will not run on Windows XP. DG2 requires a video graphics card or chipset that supports DirectX10, video cards made with current technology after November 2006 (up to 7 years old). Compatible graphics cards include any AMD Radeon graphics card with the "HD" or "RX" designation (HD2000-HD8000, RX200-RX300+), any NVIDIA card after and including the 8000 series (8000, 9000, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, and 700+ series), and any Intel graphics chipsets released on the GMA X3100 (2007) architecture and later (GL960, GM965, B43, Q43+, G41, G43, G45, GL40, GS40, GM43, GS45, Core i3 integrated graphics or later, Intel "HD Graphics" or later). DG2 requires Steam to run.

Mac System Requirements
OS: OSX Lion (10.7.5) or higher
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: Radeon 2400/GeForce 8600/Intel HD 3000 256MB+
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space

Linux System Requirements
OS: SteamOS Machines
Processor: Dual 2.0Ghz CPUs or better 64-bit capable processor
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA, AMD or Intel graphics card with Open GL 3.2 or higher drivers for SteamOS
Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Additional Notes: UEFI boot support

Game Info

Available Now for Steam for Windows, Macintosh & Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One