Gears of War 4 PC System Requirements Revealed

Gears of War 4 PC System Requirements

While Xbox One players won’t have to worry about running Gears of War 4, if you decide to purchase the PC version of the game, you have to make sure that your rig can handle it. Therefore, earlier this week, Microsoft revealed the system requirements for Gears of War 4.

Set to release on October 11, 2016 for PC and Xbox One, Gears of War 4 is the fifth title in the Gears of War franchise.

At E3 2016 Microsoft announced that the PC version of the video game will be released exclusively for Windows 10 which means that you can forget about it if you use an earlier version of Windows.

Furthermore, Microsoft was generous enough to reveal an image showing the minimum, ideal and recommended system requirements in case you wonder if your computer can run the game.

Without further ado, here is what you need to play Gears of War 4.

Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows 10 Anniversary Update

CPU: AMD FX-6300 / i5 3470 @ 3.0Ghz

GPU: Radeon G7 260X / GeForce 750 Ti

VRAM: 2GB

RAM: 8GB

HDD: 80GB free

Recommended System Requirements

OS: Windows 10 Anniversary Update

CPU: AMD FX-8350 or i5 4690 @ 3.5Ghz

GPU: Radeon R9 290X or Radeon RX 480 / GeForce 970 or GeForce GTX 1060

VRAM: 4GB

RAM: 8GB

HDD: 80GB free

Ideal System Requirements

OS: Windows 10 Anniversary Update

CPU: AMD FX-9590 or i7 4790 @ 4Ghz

GPU: Radeon R9 Fury X / GeForce 980 Ti or GeForce GTX 1080

VRAM: 6GB

RAM: 16GB

HDD: SSD + 80GB free

Gears of War 4 PC System Requirements Revealed
Source: microsoft.com

Mike Rayner, the technical director of Coalition confirmed that on PC the new Gears of War game will support 4K textures, unlocked frame rates and ultra-wide monitors.

If you wish to see the game running at 4K you can watch the video below which was revealed at Gamescom 2016.

It shows 10 minutes of footage, two new enemies (Pouncers and Drones) as well as JD, Kait and Del fighting their way through an old fort.

Microsoft also announced the pre-order bonuses for Gears of War 4, in case you decide to buy it earlier.

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