XCOM 2's PC System Requirements Revealed

Can your PC handle XCOM 2?

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If you've been wondering if you'll be able to run the PC-exclusive XCOM 2 next year, then you're in luck. Its minimum and recommended system requirements have been revealed.

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The system requirements were posted on the game's Steam page earlier today. Here's what you'll need to run the turn-based strategy game:

Minimum PC System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7, 64-bit

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E4700 2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom 9950 Quad Core 2.6 GHz

  • Memory: 4 GB RAM

  • Graphics: 1GB ATI Radeon HD 5770, 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or better

  • DirectX: Version 11

  • Storage: 45 GB available space

  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card

Recommended PC System Requirements:

  • OS: Windows 7, 64-bit

  • Processor: 3GHz Quad Core

  • Memory: 8 GB RAM

  • Graphics: 2GB ATI Radeon HD 7970, 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or better

  • Storage: 45 GB available space

  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card

If you want to see the game in action for yourself, GameSpot got a hands-on demo and talked about it here. We also talked to Firaxis recently about how the new XCOM's strategy goes deeper than permadeath.

XCOM 2 will be coming exclusively to PC on February 5, 2016. Console versions are not being ruled out, but nothing has been announced as of this time. And the alien-invasion strategy game is getting three expansions, which were detailed today.

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