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Far Cry 5 developer just revealed the game's PC specs and system requirements

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With Far Cry 5's release date approaching, Ubisoft shared the game's minimum and recommended requirements. The announcement also came with news about additional features. Far Cry 5 will launch in March.

Far Cry 5's launch is just a couple of months away, With the release date in mind, the development team has graced us with the game's minimum and recommended requirements. 

"PC has always been a key element of Far Cry's DNA, and this couldn't be truer with Far Cry 5," says Kirill Bragin, PC version producer on Far Cry 5. A Benchmark feature and video memory usage meter will be on hand to "analyze your system and calibrate the myriad visual options, including variant aspect ratio support, FOV adjustment, optional FPS locking, and resolution scaling".

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On top of all this, the developers have been kind enough to throw in an auto-detect feature that'll match an existing quality preset and resolution to your hardware. Far Cry 5 will also support multi-GPU functionality.

"This is just a sneak peek at some of the features we are excited about for the PC version," says Bragin. 

Now for the requirements:

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only) 
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5-2400 @ 3.1 GHz or AMD FX-6300 @ 3.5 GHz or equivalent 
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or AMD R9 270 (2GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better) 
  • SYSTEM RAM: 8GB 
  • Resolution: 720p 
  • Video Preset: Low

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Recommended (60 FPS): 

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only) 
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.4 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3.2 GHz or equivalent 
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD R9 290X (4GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better) 
  • SYSTEM RAM: 8GB 
  • Resolution: 1080p 
  • Video Preset: High

4K 30 FPS configuration: 

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit version only) 
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-6700 @ 3.4 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X @ 3.6 GHz or equivalent 
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or AMD RX Vega 56 (8GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better) 
  • SYSTEM RAM: 16GB 
  • Resolution: 2160p 
  • Video Preset: High

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4K 60 FPS configuration: 

  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit version only) 
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.0 GHz or AMD Ryzen 7 1700X @ 3.4 GHz or equivalent 
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI or AMD RX Vega 56 CFX (8GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better) 
  • SYSTEM RAM: 16GB 
  • Resolution: 2160p 
  • Video Preset: High/Ultra

Far Cry 5 is set to launch on 27 March, 2018. The game will be available for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.