Baldur’s Gate 3 PC system requirements: File size, minimum & recommended specs

Baldur's Gate characters in the game's key art.Larian Studios

Baldur’s Gate 3 has a massive open world and several classes due to which it is not the easiest game to run on low-end hardware. To ensure that you get the highest FPS possible and stunning graphics, we recommend checking out Baldur’s Gate 3 system requirements on PC.

Baldur’s Gate 3 is finally out after a long Early Access period. During this time, players have witnessed the game’s deep lore, detailed character-building options, and diverse set of character classes and races. It is expected to be one of the biggest RPGs of the decade which also means that running it might take a toll on your PC if it lacks the desired specs.

The abundance of content in Baldur’s Gate 3 has led to the game’s massive file size and players will have to ensure that their device has sufficient storage.

To check if your PC can run Baldur’s Gate 3, here are the minimum and recommended PC requirements for Baldur’s Gate 3.

Baldur’s Gate 3 game file size

Baldur’s Gate 3 devs revealed that players will need 150GB of free space to install the game. With the campaign length touching triple digits, it is expected for the game to take over 100 GB of space on a PC.

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However, Michael Douse, Director of Publishing at Larian Studios, confirmed players will only need 80GB of free space, although it’d be best to have more room for the game to work smoothly. “We like you having at least 150GB because that’s just good for you,” he stated.

Lae'zel in Baldur's Gate 3.Larian Studios
Baldur’s Gate 3 is also coming to PlayStation.

Baldur’s Gate 3 minimum PC specs

Here are the minimum required specs to run Baldur’s Gate 3:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel i5 4690 / AMD FX 8350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 970 / RX 480 (4GB+ of VRAM)
  • DirectX: Version 11

Here are the recommended system requirements to run Baldur’s Gate 3 optimally:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel i7 8700K / AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia 2060 Super / RX 5700 XT (8GB+ of VRAM)
  • DirectX: Version 11

While you might need to upgrade your rig to enjoy Baldur’s Gate 3 to the fullest, you don’t need the most powerful setup to play it with ease.

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