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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War PC System Requirements Revealed

| 28 Feb 2017 23:55
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One day after it was announced, we now know just how much PC you'll need to play Middle-Earth: Shadow of War.

Yesterday, Warner Bros. announced that the sequel to Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is coming later this year. Titled Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, it sees the Ranger Talion and the Wraith Celebrimbor forging a ring of power to take the fight to Mordor.

Now, just one day after the announcement was made, we already know just how much PC you'll need to take the fight to Sauron's forces of evil. Thanks to the game's Steam page, we can share these system requirements:

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 with Platform Update for Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel i5-2550K, 3.4 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 670 or Radeon HD 7950
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • HDD: 60GB available space

Recommended Specs

  • OS: Windows 10 version 14393.102 or higher required
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770, 3.4 GHz
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 970 or GeForce GTX 1060 / Radeon R9 290X or Radeon RX 480
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • HDD: 60GB available space

While the minimum requirements aren't all that onerous, you will at least a GTX 970 to hit the recommended. On the plus side, if you need to upgrade you've got sometime on your hands to get it done.

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War is set to launch on August 22 for PC, PS4, PS4 Pro, and Xbox One. It will also have support for Project Scorpio when it launches in holiday 2017. Warner Bros. is planning a gameplay reveal on March 8.

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