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Battlefield 2042: System Requirements Explained

Battlefield 2042: System Requirements Explained
Battlefield 2042: System Requirements Explained / Photo Courtesy of Electronic Arts

Update 9/29/21: EA and DICE have confirmed the following system requirements for the Battlefield 2042 beta set to take place Oct. 6-7 and Oct. 8-10:

Battlefield 2042 PC beta minimum requirements:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel i5-6600K or AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti or AMD RX 560
  • RAM: 8GB
  • VRAM: 4GB
  • DirectX: 12
  • Storage: 100GB

Battlefield 2042 PC beta recommended requirements:

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel i7-4790 or AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • GPU: NVIDIA RTX 3060 or AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
  • RAM: 16GB
  • VRAM: 8GB
  • DirectX: 12
  • Storage: 100GB SSD

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Battlefield 2042's system requirements will allow players to run the game on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation4, PlayStation5, and PC. With Battlefield 2042's official release date arriving in the fall, players wonder if they can run the first-person shooter game on their computers.

Battlefield 2042: System Requirements Explained

While Dice has not officially released system requirements for Battlefield 2042, here are the minimum requirements for the technical test scheduled to take place in mid-August.

Minimum Specs

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD FX-8350
  • Processor (Intel): Core i5 6600K
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Memory: 4GB
  • Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Processor (Intel): Intel Core i7 4790
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Video Memory: 8GB
  • Graphics card (AMD): Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060
  • Graphics card (NVIDIA): AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
  • DirectX: 12

Players can preorder Battlefield 2042 on Amazon, Best Buy, Target, Walmart, GameStop, Microsoft Store, Playstation Store, and Steam.

When running Battlefield 2042 on the PC, Playstation5, or Xbox Series X/S, players can enjoy multiplayer matches with up to 128 users. As for Playstation4 and Xbox One players, matches can include 64 users at most.