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Battlefield 2042 System Requirements

The minimum specs for DICE's next large-scale shooter.

by Shawn Robinson

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Fans of Battlefield have long been able to enjoy the game’s installments, offering high levels of fidelity and beauty through its worlds, weapons, and classes. There’s truly no better game to showcase large-scale warframe across massive landscapes, and the Levolution tech adds to this heavily. This is no different with Battlefield 2042, which seeks to up the bar both in graphical prowess and power, as seen in its recent cinematic and gameplay trailers. With its release on October 22, 2021, you may be wondering if you’ll have a powerful enough machine to try all the new things. As such, we’ve compiled the system requirements for Battlefield 2042, which can be found below.

Battlefield 2042 System Requirements on PC

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 Minimum

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor: (AMD) – AMD FX-8350
  • Processor: (Intel) – Core i5 6600K
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Memory: 4GB
  • Graphics Card: (AMD) – AMD Radeon RX 560
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia) – GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection: 512 kbps or faster

Recommended

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor: (AMD) AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Processor: (Intel) Intel Core i7 4790
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Video Memory: 8GB
  • Graphics Card: (AMD) Radeon RX 5600XT
  • Graphics Card: (Nvidia) GeForce RTX 2060
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection: 512 kbps or faster

Surprisingly enough, the Battlefield 2042 system requirements are estimated to be low considering how beautiful the game looked in its promotional material. With that being said, there are a few factors as to why. The first being that the optimization teams at DICE are especially good at their job, meaning the game can run silky smooth on a wide variety of hardware. The other reason is the lack of a single-player or battle royale mode as most may have originally expected. This means the team doesn’t have to take those into account when considering the hit on performance or file size.

Battlefield 2042 will release on October 22, 2021 for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. You can preorder the game here.

- This article was updated on August 3rd, 2021

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