The Marvel's Avengers title that's being developed by Crystal Dynamics and Eidos-Montréal is only a month away from releasing, and prospective PC players finally received word today on what sort of hardware does the game require to get a smooth experience. Plus, PC specific features were also detailed today.
Here are the minimum and recommended system requirements, which paints a rather well-optimized experience:
- OS: Windows 10 64-bit
- CPU: i3-4160 or AMD equivalent
- 8GB RAM
- NVIDIA GTX 950 / AMD 270 (min 2GB video ram)
- DirectX 12
- 75GB HDD space
- Windows 10 64-bit
- CPU: Intel Core i7 4770K, 3.4 Ghz or AMD Ryzen 51600, 3.2 Ghz
- 16GB RAM
- NVIDIA GTX 1060 6GB or AMD Radeon RX 480, 8GB.
- DirectX 12
- 110GB SSD space
Moreover, a 30GB optional high-resolution texture pack will be made available to all PC players from day one, which should account for the higher space requirements in the recommended specification. Describing the texture pack, the developer said that while using it, "forests will feel lusher, the tundra more frigid, and AIM facilities all the more sinister to really bring the experience to life."
Ultra-wide resolution and multi-monitor display support were also confirmed, alongside unlocked frame rates and configurable keyboard and mouse controls.
PC players will be able to jump into the upcoming three-day beta weekends on Steam - which come with access to single-player and co-op missions - starting from August 14 for pre-order owners, while the open beta will kick-off on August 21. Participants will even be able to download and test out the high-resolution texture pack during the beta. More information regarding the beta can be found on this FAQ page set up by the developer.