XCOM 2 Gets Minimum and Recommended PC Requirements

XCOM 2 Gets Minimum and Recommended PC Requirements

If you’re planning to play XCOM 2, then you may want to know if your PC is up to the task of confronting the alien threat, and for that purpose minimum and recommended specs have appeared  on the game’s Steam listing.

MINIMUM:

    • OS: Windows® 7, 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4700 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom 9950 Quad Core 2.6 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5770, 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 45 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
    • Additional Notes: Initial installation requires one-time Internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Microsoft Visual C++2012 and 2013 Runtime Libraries and Microsoft DirectX.

RECOMMENDED:

    • OS: Windows® 7, 64-bit
    • Processor: 3GHz Quad Core
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB ATI Radeon HD 7970, 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or better
    • Storage: 45 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card
 It’s interesting to see how more and more games are moving towards recommending eught gigabytes of system RAM. That said, the XCOM franchise has never been about twitch action requiring amazing frame rates, so you don’t necessarily need a monster PC to play it.