The Talos Principle 2

4.9
Challenging Puzzles
Amazing Characters
The Talos Principle 2 is a thought-provoking first-person puzzle experience that greatly expands on the first game's philosophical themes and stunning environments with increasingly mind-bending challenges.

The Talos Principle 2

Born into a new world where biological humanity is extinct but human culture lives on in a city of robots, you find yourself swept up in a mind-bending adventure involving a mysterious megastructure hiding enormous powers.
The more you discover, the more you will be confronted with questions about the nature of the cosmos and the purpose of civilization. The broken promise of a better tomorrow, the fear of repeating humankind’s mistakes, faith in reason or renouncing humanity altogether - the choices you make and the sides you take will determine the course of events.

A New Generation of Puzzles

Solve a wide array of puzzles with varying difficulty levels, including clever metapuzzles and highly challenging Gold puzzles. Finish the game without solving every puzzle, or pursue the rewards of complete mastery. A variety of new abilities, such as gravity manipulation and mind transference, join the established mechanics of the original Talos Principle, creating a fresh but familiar experience.

A Philosophical Odyssey

Take the next step forward in the story of The Talos Principle in a thought-provoking, character-driven interactive story with multiple endings penned by returning writers Jonas Kyratzes (The Eternal Cylinder, Clash: Artifacts of Chaos) and Tom Jubert (The Swapper, Subnautica), joined by Verena Kyratzes (The Hand of Merlin, Serious Sam 4).

Brave New World

Explore more than a dozen all-new environments, from a city on the brink of a paradigm shift to the varied landscapes of a mysterious island that holds the keys to the future. Take a break from puzzle-solving to discover long-buried secrets and strands of forgotten history.

The Melodies of Creation

Immerse yourself in the rich, bittersweet world of The Talos Principle with a stunning soundtrack by master composer Damjan Mravunac (Serious Sam, The Talos Principle), with a guest appearance by Chris Christodoulou (Risk of Rain 1 and 2).

Available Achievements

Ab Aeterno
20 XP
Archaeologist
20 XP
Balance
15 XP
Becoming Smarter
20 XP
Chasing the Light
20 XP

Epic Player Ratings

Captured from players in the Epic Games ecosystem.
4.9
This game features
Challenging Puzzles
This game has
Amazing Characters
This game has
Quickly Understood Controls
This game is
Highly Recommended
This game has
Amazing Storytelling
This game is
Educational

The Talos Principle 2 Ratings & Reviews

  • 98%
    Critics Recommend
  • 89
    Top Critic Average
  • Mighty
    OpenCritic Rating
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PC Gamer
by Dominic Tarason
89 / 100
Not just a great sequel, but a thoughtful and human narrative adventure wrapped in a satisfying and beautiful puzzle game.
Game Informer
by Marcus Stewart
8.75 / 10
The Talos Principle II is a long game, perhaps to a fault. I clocked in around 34 hours, and despite my generally consistent enthusiasm, I was ready to see the end before it hit me with another round of puzzles or a story-focused exploration segment. It’s an ambitious and ultimately well-made package with many social, artistic, and scientific ideas that I’ll be thinking about for the foreseeable future, long after the solution to its final riddle has faded from memory. That enlightenment makes The Talos Principle II’s challenges worth the effort.
GamesRadar+
by Joe Donnelly
"This sequel brings Croteam back to the top of that table, where it's more than earned its place."
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The Talos Principle 2 System Requirements

Minimum

Recommended

OS version64-bit Windows 10
OS version64-bit Windows 10
CPU6 or 8 core CPU @ 3.0 GHz (AMD Ryzen 7, Intel core i5/i7)
CPU6 or 8 core CPU @ 3.0 GHz (AMD Ryzen 7, Intel core i5/i7)
Memory8 GB RAM
Memory16 GB RAM
GPU4 GB VRAM; Radeon RX 470, GeForce GTX 970
GPU4 GB VRAM; Radeon RX 470, GeForce GTX 970
DirectXDirectX 12
DirectXDirectX 12
Storage100 GB
Storage100 GB
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English
  • Text: English, Chinese (Simplified), German, Spanish (Spain), Chinese (Traditional), French, Russian, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean, Polish, Japanese, Turkish
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