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Forspoken Demo Updated, PC Requirements Shared

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Forspoken Demo Updated, PC Specs Requirements Shared

Square Enix confirmed the Forspoken PC specs and requirements, while also noting that a demo patch is available. With regards to PCs, people can now make sure their computer can handle it and see different features with that version of the game. As for the demo, it seems a number of quality of life adjustments like larger fonts and button mapping are available.

First, here is Creative Producer Raio Mitsuno talking about the changes to the Forspoken demo. People on a PS5 can now remap their buttons. The game will also remain locked onto enemies even if you can’t see them. The font will be larger at times. Also, bugs were fixed.

As for the Forspoken PC specs and requirements, here are all of the details for the minimum, recommended, and ultra options.

Minimum
OS: Windows 10 64-bit (After November 2019 update) or Windows 11 64-bit
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1600 (3.7 GHz or better) or Intel Core i7-3770 (3.7 GHz or better)
Video Card: AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB or NVidia GeForce GTX 1060 6GB VRAM
Memory: 16GB
Display Resolution: 720p 30fps
HDD/SDD Space: HDD 150GB or more

Recommended
OS: Windows 10 64-bit (After November 2019 update) or Windows 11 64-bit
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (3.7 GHz or better) or Intel Core i7-8700 (3.7 GHz or better)
Video Card: AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12GB or NVidia GeForce GTX 3070 8GB VRAM
Memory: 24GB
Display Resolution: 1440p 30fps
HDD/SDD Space: HDD 150GB or more

Ultra
OS: Windows 10 64-bit (After November 2019 update) or Windows 11 64-bit
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5800X (3.8 GHz or better) or Intel Core i7-12700K
Video Card: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT 16GB or NVidia GeForce GTX 4080 16GB VRAM
Memory: 32GB
Display Resolution: 2160p 60fps
HDD/SDD Space: HDD 150GB or more

In addition to the Forspoken PC requirements, the specs announcement also went over other features present in that version of the game. It features full HDR support, which is Auto HDR on Windows 11. There’s DirectStorage support and a dynamic refresh rate if someone has Windows 11 as well. It uses DirectX 12 Ultimate and supports 7.1 audio. Someone could also use a DirectInput compatible controller, Xinput one, PS4 DualShock, or PS5 DualSense, as well as a keyboard and mouse. It can use 32:9 super wide displays and allows someone to customize aspect ratios and resolutions.

There’s also a trailer showing those features:

Forspoken will come to the PS5 and PC on January 24, 2023, and a demo is out now.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.