Tomb Raider PC specs revealed

PC version of upcoming action game features increased detail tessellation, post-filter effects, and Steamworks integration.


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Square Enix today announced minimum and recommended system specifications for the PC version of Tomb Raider. The PC version includes a range of "optimizations" including increased detail tessellation, post-filter effects, and Steamworks integration.

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Tomb Raider for PC was a collaborative effort between Square Enix and Nixxes, the Dutch developer that also worked on Hitman: Absolution. The full PC specs are listed below.

Tomb Raider is due out for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC March 5. It is the first entry in the long-running franchise to feature a multiplayer component, which will include various game modes. No online pass, downloadable content season pass, or demo will be offered for the game.

Tomb Raider's main character--Lara Croft--is voiced by Camilla Luddington, whose previous credits include Californication and True Blood, among other shows. For more, check out GameSpot's previous coverage of Tomb Raider.

Minimum system requirements for PC

Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista,7,8 (32bit/64bit)
DirectX 9 graphics card with 512Mb Video RAM:
AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT
nVidia 8600
Dual core CPU:
AMD Athlon64 X2 2.1 Ghz (4050+)
Intel Core2 Duo 1.86 Ghz (E6300)
1GB Memory (2GB on Vista)

Recommended system requirements for PC

Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM:
AMD Radeon HD 4870
nVidia GTX 480
Quad core CPU:
AMD Phenom II X2 565
Intel Core i5-750
4GB Memory

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