Outer Worlds Recommended & Minimum PC Requirements Revealed

The developers of Outer Worlds have revealed the minimum and recommended system requirements for the PC version of the game. This includes GPU, CPU, the operating system, HDD space, and so on. Whether you’re planning to purchase it via Epic or the Microsoft store, or you’re gonna wait for the Steam version, this is info you’re definitely going to want to have.

Outer Worlds Recommended & Minimum PC Requirements Revealed
Outer Worlds Recommended & Minimum PC Requirements Revealed

With but mere days separating us from the launch of Outer Worlds, we’re learning more important details about the game. If you’re planning to play the game on PC, you’re gonna want to know what kind of rig you’re gonna need to run it. Well, fortunately, Social Media Manager Shyla from Obsidian Forums has you covered. So, let’s go over the demands that Outer Worlds is gonna tax your machine with, shall we?

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When it comes to minimum requirements, you’re gonna need at least Windows 7 (SP1) 64bit. You’re also gonna need an Intel Core i3-3225 or AMD Phenom II X6 1100T CPU, four gigabytes of RAM, an Nvidia GTX 650 Ti or AMD HD 7850 GPU, and forty gigabytes of HDD space. If, on the other hand, you’re shooting for recommended, you’ll need Windows 10 64bit, an Intel Core i7-7700K or Ryzen 5 1600 CPU, eight gigabytes of RAM, and a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB or Radeon RX 470. Oh, and forty gigabytes of HDD space. So, there you go. Now you have a ballpark of whether or not your rig can handle Outer Worlds.

Reminder: Outer Worlds is coming out on Friday, October 25th, on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. Later down the pipeline, there’ll also be a version for the Nintendo Switch. Also, not counting the Microsoft Store, Outer Worlds is going to be an Epic Store exclusive for a year. So, if you’re holding out for the Steam version, you’re in for a bit of a wait. But, that’s fine, we all know how patient gamers can be, right?

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