Crusader Kings 3 System Requirements

Crusader Kings 3's system requirements are fairly modest.
Crusader Kings 3's system requirements are fairly modest. | Courtesy of Paradox Interactive

Crusader Kings 3's system requirements are the minimum benchmarks your computer's hardware must meet in order to run the game at all. The grand strategy game, which launches Tuesday, doesn't ask much of the player's computer. Here are the hardware grades you'll need to hit to play.

Crusader Kings 3 System Requirements

Crusader Kings 3 runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. The Windows requirements listed on the game's Steam Store page are as follows:

  • OS: Windows 8.1 64 bit or Windows 10 Home 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel iCore i5-750 or Intel iCore i3-2120, or AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 (1 GB), or AMD Radeon R7 260X (2 GB) or AMD Radeon HD 6970 (2 GB), or Intel Iris Pro 580
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

The recommended Windows hardware marks are also fairly humble:

  • OS: Windows 10 Home 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel iCore i5- 4670K or AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 (4 GB)
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

The Mac OS X requirements only list minimums:

  • OS: Mojave (MAC OS X 10.14)
  • Processor: Intel iCore i7-7820HQ
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon PRO 560 (4 GB)
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

The Linux requirements and recommended hardware are the same as the Windows ones with the sole difference that the player run Ubuntu 18.04.