Gears of War: Ultimate Edition PC System Requirements Revealed in Windows Store Listing

4K support, dedicated serves, and more also detailed.

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The PC version of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition briefly appeared on the Windows 10 Store, revealing some key details about the upcoming re-release. According to the listing it will support 4K resolution with an unlocked refresh rate, have the five extra campaign missions added when the original made its PC debut, and include remastered 7.1 audio.

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Although the listing has since been deleted, Windows Central noted down all the details and new features, as well as the recommended system requirements mentioned in it. Take a look below.

General

  • Every aspect of the original Gears of War has been beautifully remastered and modernised, including lighting, environments, characters, and cinematic scenes. This is the first at its best!
  • Play in stunning 4K with an unlocked refresh rate.
  • Includes five additional, exhilarating campaign missions that follow Delta Squad as they battle their way to Timgad Station not included in the Xbox 360 original.
  • Go deeper into Gears fiction with five Gears of War comic books, which can be unlocked and read within the game.
  • Remastered for Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound.

Multiplayer

  • The most visceral online shooter returns with multiplayer matches running on fast and fair dedicated servers with unlocked refresh rates.
  • Includes all original Xbox 360 DLC multiplayer maps and three multiplayer maps from the original Gears of War PC version for an incredible 19 total multiplayer maps.
  • Newly added multiplayer modes include Team Death Match, King of the Hill, Blitz and a special 2v2 mode designed by the Gears of War community.
  • Returning multiplayer modes include Warzone, Assassination, Execution and Annex.

More

  • All new Xbox Live Achievements and 1,250 new Gamerscore.
  • Handpicked gameplay improvements, alternate controls and a new difficulty level for players new to the franchise.
  • Support for keyboard or gamepad controls.
  • The Windows 10 version includes the Deluxe Weapon Skin Pack and 11 bonus multiplayer characters.
  • This game requires a DirectX 12 capable graphics card. Please refer to your graphics card vendors' website for more information.

Recommended System Requirements For 1920x1080

  • OS: 64 bit Windows 10 - version 1511
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 3.5GHz+ or AMD FX 8-core
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM (4 GB VRAM)
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 or Radeon R9 290X
  • Hard Drive: 60 GB available space
  • DirectX 12

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR 4K

  • OS: 64 bit Windows 10 - version 1511
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 @ 4Ghz or AMD FX 8-core
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM (6+ GB VRAM)
  • Graphics: Geforce GTX 980 Ti or Radeon R9 390X
  • Hard Drive: SSD + 60 GB available space
  • DirectX 12

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

  • OS: 64 bit Windows 10 – version 1511
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 @ 2.7Ghz or AMD FX 6-core
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM (2 GB VRAM)
  • Graphics: Geforce GTX 650 Ti or Radeon R7 260x
  • Hard Drive: 60 GB available space
  • DirectX 12

Microsoft is making a concerted effort to bring key Xbox One titles to the PC. On February 11, it announced Quantum Break, the next game from Max Payne and Alan Wake developer Remedy Entertainment, will be released simultaneously on Xbox One and PC.

Those that pre-order the digital version of Quantum Break for Xbox One will get a free copy of the Windows 10 edition, but this offer expires April 4. The game supports saves across Xbox One and PC, but there is no cross-platform play. According to Remedy it is making the PC version in-house.

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