The Evil Within's Recommended PC System Specs Revealed -- Can You Run It?

Plus, Bethesda reveals Xbox One and PlayStation 4 install size will be 40 GB.

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Following today's announcement that Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami's upcoming horror game The Evil Within had gone gold, publisher Bethesda has now revealed the game's recommended PC system specifications.

If your rig can run the recommended specs you see below, then you'll have the gameplay experience developers at Tango Gameworks intended, Bethesda says. Regarding minimum system specs, Bethesda writes, "We do not have a list of minimum requirements for the game."

Recommended PC system specifications:

  • 64-bit Windows 7/Windows 8
  • i7 with four-plus cores
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 50 GB of hard drive space (50 GB needed for install, but game will actually only take up around 41 GB of hard drive space, Bethesda says)
  • GeForce GTX 670 or equivalent with 4 GB of VRAM
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Steam account

You may be able to run The Evil Within if your computer has specs below what's recommended, but in that case, Bethesda says that it "cannot guarantee optimal performance." In any case, you should plan to have 4 GB of VRAM, Bethesda added.

Bethesda also today announced the install sizes for the console versions of The Evil Within.

The Evil Within launches October 14 across console and PC. The game will be supported down the road with three expansion packs (included with a $20 DLC pass), one of which flips the game on its head by allowing you to play as the bad guy. In another add-on, you get to play as Juli Kidman, main character Sebastian Castellanos' partner who is voiced by Dexter actress Jennifer Carpenter.

For more, check out GameSpot's previous coverage of The Evil Within.

Eddie Makuch is a news editor at GameSpot, and you can follow him on Twitter @EddieMakuch

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