Finally, a little over a month before the games release, EA and Crytek have announced the official system requirements for Crysis. To no ones surprise, if you’re planning on playing the game with all the bells and whistles enabled, you’re going to need one powerful machine.
Crytek CEO, Cevat Yerli: “Our vision for Crysis has always been to create the most stunning, immersive FPS experience ever, and we’ve been working hard not only to do that on the high end, but also in pushing current generation hardware so that everyone gets the maximum experience. And while these specs affect how Crysis will perform now, we have also optimized Crysis so that the game scales forward 1-2 years –we want to make sure that Crysis’ gameplay, visuals and performance improves as technology does.”
Minimum System Requirements:
- OS – Windows XP or Windows Vista
- Processor – 2.8 GHz or faster (XP) or 3.2 GHz or faster* (Vista)
- Memory – 1.0 GB RAM (XP) or 1.5 GB RAM (Vista)
- Video Card –256 MB**
- Hard Drive – 12GB
- Sound Card – DirectX 9.0c compatible
* Supported Processors: Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz (3.2 GHz for Vista) or faster, Intel Core 2.0 GHz (2.2 GHz for Vista) or faster, AMD Athlon 2800+ (3200+ for Vista) or faster.
** Supported chipsets: NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT or greater; ATI Radeon 9800 Pro (Radeon X800 Pro for Vista) or greater. Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported. Integrated chipsets are not supported. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required.
Recommended System Requirements
- OS – Windows XP / Vista
- Processor – Intel Core 2 DUO @ 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+
- Memory – 2.0 GB RAM
- GPU – NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS/640 or similar
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