Here are the Watch Dogs: Legion PC system requirements

Watch Dogs: Legion will see its PC and current-generation console launch happen next month, and to prepare the PC crowd, Ubisoft today unveiled the open-world title's system requirements. As usual for the company, the requirements are spread out into various categories, making it easier for prospective players to figure out how their rig will handle the title.

The initial four specifications range from 1080p low settings to 4K ultra as Ubisoft slowly ramps up the hardware requirements:

1080p / Low Settings

CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 / AMD Ryzen 5 1400
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon R9 290X
VRAM: 4 GB
RAM: 8 GB
Storage Space: 45 GB
Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)

1080p / High Settings

CPU: Intel Core i7-4790 / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 480
VRAM: 6 GB
RAM: 8 GB (Dual-channel setup)
Storage Space: 45 GB
Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)

1440p / High Settings

CPU: Intel Core i7-7700K / AMD Ryzen 5 2600
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060S or AMD Radeon RX 5700
VRAM: 8GB
RAM: 16 GB (Dual-channel setup)
Storage Space: 45 GB
Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)

4K / Ultra Settings

CPU: Intel Core i7-9700K / AMD Ryzen 7 3700K
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti or AMD Radeon VII
VRAM: 11 GB
RAM: 16 GB (Dual-channel setup)
Storage Space: 45 GB (+ 20 GB HD Textures Pack)
Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)

However, the company doesn't stop there. Ubisoft also put out two additional tiers of hardware requirements, and these are aimed at players that want to use ray-tracing capabilities of RTX graphics cards in Watch Dogs: Legion, which boasts ray-traced reflections and Nvidia's DLSS technology:

RTX ON - 1080p / High Settings

CPU: Intel Core i5-9600K / AMD Ryzen 5 3600
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
VRAM: 8 GB
RAM: 16 GB (Dual-channel setup)
Storage Space: 45 GB
Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)

RTX ON - 4K / Ultra Settings

CPU: Intel Core i7-9700K / AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
VRAM: 11 GB
RAM: 16 GB (Dual-channel setup)
Storage Space: 45GB (+20 GB HD Textures Pack)
Operating System: Windows 10 (x64)

The PC version of the game will also include support for uncapped frame rates, multi-monitor, and ultra-widescreen displays, as well as DirectX 11 and 12. It will also ship with an optional HD texture pack, in-depth customization options, and a built-in benchmark for performance measuring.

Following the PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 launches on October 29, Watch Dogs: Legion will be available on Xbox Series X | S at launch on November 10 as well as PlayStation 5 on its launch day. Ubisoft is offering free upgrades from the current-gen console versions for those picking up next-generation consoles.

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