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The groundbreaking original cinematic shooter that introduced bullet time to gaming - Experience the game that redefined the action genre in Max Payne.
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About Max Payne STEAM

About this game

Developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Rockstar Games.

Enjoy a classic title that revolutionised the action-shooter genre with its bullet time implementation in the original entry into the Max Payne franchise! Take control of the titular character as you embark on a journey to clear your name after being framed for murder.

A Revolutionary Title

Initially released in 2001, Max Payne revolutionised the action-shooter genre by implementing a bullet-time mechanic that would become a famous addition to other titles!

The Original Entry

Take control of Max Payne in his origins as you'll jump into the dark streets of New York in the century's worst blizzard and seek vengeance for the murder of your family and retribution after being framed for the murder of your NYPD partner, Alex Balder.

Game Details

Release Date:
July 24, 2021
Developer:
Remedy Entertainment
Publisher:
Rockstar Games
Rating:
ESRB rating of 13
PEGI rating of 18
Steam Deck Support:
Unsupported
Franchise:
Max Payne

Product Requirements

Steam account required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1
Processor: Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ - i7 3930K 6 Core x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ - FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ
Memory: 2GB - 16GB
Hard Disk Space: 35GB
Video Card: NVIDIA® 8600 GT 512MB VRAM – NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM - Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM
Sound Card: 100% Direct X 9.0 compatible – Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live

Other Requirements: Initial activation requires internet connection and Rockstar Social Club (13+ to register); software installation required including Sony DADC SecuROM; DirectX, and Microsoft’s Windows .NET Framework, and Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86).

Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and www.rockstargames.com/support for current compatibility information. Some system components such as integrated graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher.

Partner Requirements: Please check the terms of service of this site before purchasing this software.

MAC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion
Processor: Intel Dual Core Xeon / Core i Series 2.4 GHZ or greater
Memory: 4GB
Hard Disk Space: 40GB
Video Card: NVIDIA® 8800GT 512MB VRAM / AMD Radeon HD 4870 512 VRAM

Additional requirements: Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and http://support.rockstargames.com/home for current compatibility information.

Some system components such as mobile chipsets, integrated, and AGP graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher. Initial activation requires internet connection and a valid Rockstar Social Club account (13+ to register).

Partner Requirements: Please check the terms of service of this site before purchasing this software.

Product Requirements

Steam account required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1
Processor: Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ - i7 3930K 6 Core x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ - FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ
Memory: 2GB - 16GB
Hard Disk Space: 35GB
Video Card: NVIDIA® 8600 GT 512MB VRAM – NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM - Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM
Sound Card: 100% Direct X 9.0 compatible – Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live

Other Requirements: Initial activation requires internet connection and Rockstar Social Club (13+ to register); software installation required including Sony DADC SecuROM; DirectX, and Microsoft’s Windows .NET Framework, and Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86).

Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and www.rockstargames.com/support for current compatibility information. Some system components such as integrated graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher.

Partner Requirements: Please check the terms of service of this site before purchasing this software.

MAC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion
Processor: Intel Dual Core Xeon / Core i Series 2.4 GHZ or greater
Memory: 4GB
Hard Disk Space: 40GB
Video Card: NVIDIA® 8800GT 512MB VRAM / AMD Radeon HD 4870 512 VRAM

Additional requirements: Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and http://support.rockstargames.com/home for current compatibility information.

Some system components such as mobile chipsets, integrated, and AGP graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher. Initial activation requires internet connection and a valid Rockstar Social Club account (13+ to register).

Partner Requirements: Please check the terms of service of this site before purchasing this software.

Critic Reviews

89
90 / 100
"A great FPS. The most serious problem we have with the game is stability – we lost all of our save games at one point, and experienced random freezes fairly frequently."
30 / 100
"In the style of PC Gamer's David Manningesque vocabulary, Max Payne is the most forgettable action game in history. (I exaggerate, of course. It's only the most forgettable...
80 / 100
"Its predominant flaw is that it whets our appetite for something unimaginably amazing but only fulfills half of that unveiled promise."
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Max Payne STEAM Statistics

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Difficulty Statistics

Difficulty Rating

Simple
0.5%
Easy
2.28%
Just Right
65.87%
Tough
30.06%
Unforgiving
1.29%
Relax & enjoy! 65.87%  of players consider this game to be Just Right

Completion Statistics

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60%

Play Behaviour

Tried It
4.33%
Played It
6.67%
Halfway
4.18%
Beat It
55.94%
Conquered It
28.89%
Completionist! 28.89%  of players have Conquered It

Play Time Statistics

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Time Played

< 1 Hour
0.25%
~1 Hour
0%
~2 Hours
0.25%
~4 Hours
2.27%
~8 Hours
22.54%
~12 Hours
37.15%
~20 Hours
30.48%
~40 Hours
3.78%
~60 Hours
1.26%
>= 80 Hours
2.02%
Achievement Hunter?
2.02% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Somewhere in the middle. 66% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 31% of GameFAQs users said Max Payne STEAM is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to PEGI, Max Payne STEAM is suitable for players aged 18 and above.
No, Max Payne STEAM is not currently playable on Steam Deck.

Steam account required for game activation and installation

PC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Windows 7 32/64 Service Pack 1
Processor: Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHZ - i7 3930K 6 Core x 3.06 GHZ / AMD Dual Core 2.6 GHZ - FX8150 8 Core x 3.6 GHZ
Memory: 2GB - 16GB
Hard Disk Space: 35GB
Video Card: NVIDIA® 8600 GT 512MB VRAM – NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 680 2GB VRAM / Radeon HD 3400 512MB VRAM - Radeon HD 7970 3GB VRAM
Sound Card: 100% Direct X 9.0 compatible – Direct X 9.0 compatible supporting Dolby Digital Live

Other Requirements: Initial activation requires internet connection and Rockstar Social Club (13+ to register); software installation required including Sony DADC SecuROM; DirectX, and Microsoft’s Windows .NET Framework, and Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package (x86).

Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and www.rockstargames.com/support for current compatibility information. Some system components such as integrated graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher.

Partner Requirements: Please check the terms of service of this site before purchasing this software.

MAC System Requirements
MINIMUM:
OS: Mac OS X 10.7.5 Lion
Processor: Intel Dual Core Xeon / Core i Series 2.4 GHZ or greater
Memory: 4GB
Hard Disk Space: 40GB
Video Card: NVIDIA® 8800GT 512MB VRAM / AMD Radeon HD 4870 512 VRAM

Additional requirements: Please refer to your hardware manufacturer and http://support.rockstargames.com/home for current compatibility information.

Some system components such as mobile chipsets, integrated, and AGP graphics cards may be incompatible. Unlisted specifications may not be supported by publisher. Initial activation requires internet connection and a valid Rockstar Social Club account (13+ to register).

Partner Requirements: Please check the terms of service of this site before purchasing this software.

The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 17 hours. 75% of users played Max Payne STEAM for over 12 hours.
Yes, Max Payne STEAM has broad critical consensus. 94% of critics on Metacritic recommend Max Payne STEAM. The Metascore is 89 out of 100.
Max Payne STEAM was released on July 24, 2021
Yes, Max Payne STEAM supports MacOS.
Max Payne STEAM is published by Rockstar Games
Max Payne STEAM was developed by Remedy Entertainment
Fanatical users tagged Max Payne STEAM as Action, Third-Person Shooter, and Shooter
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Max Payne STEAM as Action
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Max Payne STEAM as Third-Person Shooter
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Max Payne STEAM as Shooter

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