Battlefield 2042 pledges to be a gripping FPS experience for old and new players of the well-known franchise. The video displayed during E3 may have not fully reflected how the final product would look. However, it has handed gamers an idea about what they can expect from the upcoming release.

Ordinarily, Battlefield games offer extensive maps, big lobbies, and an expansive arsenal to spice gameplay up and dish damage out. Battlefield 2042 will probably keep on building its predecessors’ foundations while exponentially improving the overall experience. With this advertised gameplay and improvements, some users may consider whether their PC can handle the new task. Here’s everything you may want to learn about Battlefield 2042 system requirements.

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What are the system requirements for Battlefield 2042?

Minimum Battlefield 2042 System Requirements

  • CPU: Core i5 6600K / AMD FX-8350
  • CPU SPEED: Info
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
  • VIDEO CARD: DirectX 11.0 Compatible video card with 2 GB VRAM (AMD Radeon HD 7850 / nVidia GeForce GTX 660)
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Here are all essential specs in order for players to get the game playing on their PC.

One of the hardest parts for players to get is the graphics cards, of course. With the minimum Battlefield 2042 system requirements, we will need an AMD Radeon 7970, R9280X, nVidia GeForce GTX 660, or an equivalent of these options.

The title itself will take up 50GB of space and you should make sure to have a suitable memory space on the hard drive. You may also invest in an external hard drive in case the former is not an option.

Battlefield 2042 Recommended Requirements

While the minimum system requirements make sure that gamers can enjoy Battlefield 2042 on PCs, there are certainly some recommended PC demands that would grant an enhanced experience and smoother performance for players’ gameplay and enjoyment in general.

Battlefield 2042 Ai Bots
Battlefield 2042 AI bots are one of the new features in the game.

Take a look at Battlefield 2042 system requirements recommended:

  • CPU: Intel Core i7 4790 / AMD Ryzen 3 1300X or equivalent
  • CPU SPEED: Info
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • VIDEO CARD: DirectX 11.1 Compatible video card 8GB AMD Radeon RX 580 / 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060)

A Windows 10 with 64-bit OS is optimum. Meanwhile, some players can consider some other superior processors by way of an Intel Core i7-7700, AMD Ryzen 7 2700X, or a similar performance unit.

On another hand, PC gamers who want to meet recommended Battlefield 2042 system requirements recommended need to have twice the RAM compared to the minimum requirements, falling in at a burly 16GB.

When is the Battlefield 2042 release date?

The release date for Battlefield 2042 will be October 22, 2021. On PC, the game is going on floors on Steam, Epic Games Store, and Origin.

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Battlefield 2042 is going on floors this year.

We will also witness the introduction of this game on Xbox Series X/S and PS5. However, if it does exist, there has not been any announcement about crossplay support just yet. A Battlefield 2042 version is arriving at the former Xbox One and PS4 consoles, but these versions will not support 128-player fights.

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Battlefield 2042 special updates

The max player count has been doubled to 128 (two teams of 64) on PC and current-gen consoles.

The dev team of Battlefield 2042 has referred to the game as the “most ambitious” installment in the franchise. It will feature AI bots, 128-player maps, new gadgets, and weapons as well as an entire host of futuristic vehicles to play with.

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There are new unique updates for this new game.

Take a look at new features that will come with the release:

  • 128-player maps: categorized into sectors including control points clusters; catch every control point in one sector to control it.
  • Specialists replace Classes: Specialists are characters that own unique gadgets and still can hold any gun.
  • Gadgets: a revive/health gun, a grappling hook, an auto-turret, a wingsuit, a movement sensor.
  • No singleplayer campaign
  • No battle royale mode

The gameplay trailer of Battlefield 2042 was released in the Microsoft and Bethesda Showcase at E3 2021.

It showcased effortless transitions of the gunfights on the street. They can go across rooftops and through hefty buildings. It all happens when a sandstorm evades the match area, throwing helicopters, planes, and almost everything else into skyscrapers.

The new game’s context is the “near future” where players are taken to carried and unique areas consisting of a sandstorm-embedded metropolis, an Antarctic tundra, and a cutting-edge neon-glow city.

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