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Valheim Minimum Specs: What You Need to Go A-Viking

Valheim minimum specs ensure the widest range of players can run the game and earn their seat in the mead hall.
Valheim minimum specs ensure the widest range of players can run the game and earn their seat in the mead hall. | Iron Gate AB, Coffee Stain Publishing

Valheim minimum specs ensure the widest range of players can run the game and earn their seats in the mead hall.

Developer Iron Gate AB and its partnered publisher, Coffee Stain Publishing, have 3 million reasons to rejoice following their latest growth milestone. The team has sold that many individual copies of its latest title, Valheim, while still in Early Access on Steam.

Eager to join the Viking-inspired survival game taking the scene by storm? Here are the minimum requirements needed to play Valheim.

Minimum Specs for Valheim

According to its listing on the Steam store, the minimum hardware configuration needed to run Valheim is:

  • OS: Windows 7 and up
  • Processor: 2.6 GHz Dual Core and up, 64-bit
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 500 series and up
  • DirectX: v11
  • Storage: 1 GB

Fortunately, due to its easily rendered art-style, Valheim gifts players will a remarkable window for performance without compromising on important elements of gameplay—and it still looks great doing it.

More information about the specs needed to play Valheim is available in our companion article detailing both the minimum and recommended setups.

Valheim is currently available in Early Access on Windows and Linux machines via Steam for $19.99 USD.