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Battlefield 2042 PC requirements: Minimum & recommended specs

With Battlefield 2042 finally here, we’ve got the minimum and recommended PC specs and requirements required to play.

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Battlefield 2042 PC Requirements

Battlefield 2042 is officially here, so here are the minimum and recommended PC specifications and requirements required to run the huge FPS title as smoothly as possible.

Battlefield 2042 has arrived on both next-gen and last-gen consoles, with minor differences separating them due to computing power differences. The PC version is the same as the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, boasting greater visual effects and 128 player lobbies.

Many are wondering about the PC version of the game, intrigued as to what minimum specs will be needed and the recommended specs to run the game at full capacity.

Thankfully, with the game out in the wild, we have the minimum and recommend specs needed to run Battlefield 2042 on PC.

Battlefield 2042 PC minimum requirements

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As confirmed by DICE, players will need at least 8GB of RAM and either an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 or Intel Core i5 6600K CPU to run the game.

In terms of graphics cards, players will need 4 GB of Video Memory at least, with DICE stating that a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti is the lowest NVIDIA card that will actually run the game. You can view a list of the full specs below.

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 6600K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • VRAM: 4 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 1050 ti / AMD Radeon RX 560
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • Storage Space: 100 GB
Battlefield 2042 Portal Caspian Border map

To run Battlefield 2042 at high settings, players will need an extremely powerful rig, with DICE recommending a Ryzen 7 or Intel Core i7 CPU and the hard-to-get NIVIDA RTX 3060 card.

You can view the recommended PC specs below.

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 4790 / AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • VRAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 / AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage Space: 100 GB SSD

Battlefield 2042 isn’t the only shooter releasing towards the end of 2021, so you can check out the minimum and recommended specs for both Call of Duty: Vanguard and Halo Infinite.

Image Credit: DICE