Here Are Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta's PC Specs

The second Modern Warfare open beta is over but should help you figure out what the final system requirements might be.

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Activision is giving players another chance to try out Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ahead of its release. The game's second open beta session is now live for those who've pre-ordered the game on Xbox One and PC (as well as all players on PS4). But it'll soon expand to include everyone on Xbox One and PC, and if you're looking to try out the game on the latter, Activision has revealed what kind of rig you'll need to run the test. [Update: The PC beta is now over, but you can read below for a look at the test's system requirements--while not exact, they should give you some sense of what the final release might call for.]

On its official site, the publisher shared a blog post detailing the minimum and recommended specs your PC will need for the Modern Warfare beta. In both cases, you'll need to have a DirectX 12-compatible system, a DirectX-compatible sound card, and at least 45 GB of space on your hard drive. You can take a look at the full minimum and recommended specs below; keep in mind you'll also need the free Blizzard Battle.net client to download the game.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta Minimum Specs

  • Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
  • OS: Windows 7 64-Bit (SP1) or Windows 10 64-Bit (1709 or later)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k or AMD equivalent
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 2GB / GTX 1650 4GB or AMD Radeon HD 7950
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • HDD: 45GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Recommended Specs

  • Requires DirectX 12 compatible system
  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest Service Pack)
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 4770k or AMD equivalent
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB / GTX 1660 6GB or AMD Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • HDD: 45GB HD space
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

The first Modern Warfare open beta took place last week on PS4 from September 12-15. This week, Activision is expanding the test to include Xbox One and PC players as well. If you pre-ordered any edition of the game on those platforms, you'll get early access to the beta from September 19-20. The test will then open up to all players on PS4, Xbox One, and PC from September 21-23.

Among other things, this week's beta test will give players their first chance to sample cross-play (although you can opt out of that if you so choose). The beta will also feature Ground War, a massive team-based multiplayer mode that can support 100 players. You can read more about the upcoming test in our Modern Warfare beta roundup.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare launches on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on October 25. Unlike previous games in the series, Activision says that "most" of Modern Warfare's DLC will launch simultaneously on all platforms rather than arriving first on PS4, but the publisher teased that PS4 players will "have an exciting day one advantage." It's still unclear what the publisher means by that, but in the meantime, you can find out where to secure your own copy of the game in our Modern Warfare pre-order guide.

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