Atomic Heart PC requirements: Minimum & recommended specs

Nathan Warby
Atomic Heart characters

Developers Mundfish have certainly set lofty goals for Atomic Heart, but what does this ambition mean for those looking to run the game on their PC. Here are the minimum and recommended PC specs for Atomic Heart.

Atomic Heart has caught the eye of many players since it was revealed back in 2018, and it’s already established itself as one of the most-anticipated games of the year so far.

Despite being the debut game from Mundfish, Atomic Heart is an ambitious FPS set in a gorgeous, twisted, open world that should keep you occupied for hours on end. But PC owners desperate to experience the sci-fi tale will be wondering if their rig can handle the strain.

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With this in mind, we’ve put together all the Atomic Heart PC requirements you need to know about.

Atomic Heart minimum PC requirements

Although running Atomic Heart on its lowest settings won’t allow players to see it in all its glory, it will still handle the game just fine and allow them to play through it with reduced visuals.

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If you don’t own a monster of a rig, here are the minimum PC requirements for Atomic Heart according to its Steam page:

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  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit versions)
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (3.8 GHz) / Intel Core i5-446 (3.6 GHz)
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: AMD Radeon R9 380 (4 GB) / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 (4 GB)
  • DirectX version: Version 12
  • Storage space: 90 GB
Atomic Heart boss fightAtomic Heart’s boss fights will push your PC to the limit.

On the other hand, if you’ve got a more high-end PC at your disposal then you can see Atomic Heart running at full power. At higher settings, players can see every killer robot in horrific detail and enjoy a smoother performance.

Here are the recommended PC settings for Atomic Heart:

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit versions)
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700X (3.8 GHz) / Intel Core i7-7700 (3.6 GHz)
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • GPU: AMD RX Vega 64 (8 GB) / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8 GB)
  • DirectX version: Version 12
  • Storage space: 90 GB

Now that you know the ideal PC requirements for Atomic Heart, you’re all prepared to hop into Mundfish’s chaotic FPS when it launches on February 21.

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For more, be sure to check out how long it takes to beat Atomic Heart, whether it will be on Xbox Game Pass, or if it has multiplayer and co-op.

Image credit: Mundfish

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About The Author

Nathan is a Senior Writer for CharlieIntel and Dexerto, primarily covering FIFA and Call of Duty, as well as general gaming news and guides. After leaving university with a degree in Sports Studies and a master's degree in Magazine Journalism, he took on a role as a local news reporter before moving into games media. You can contact Nathan by email at [email protected].