Here Are The System Requirements For Final Fantasy XIII On PC


Final Fantasy XIII—the first game in the trilogy—is available for pre-purchase on Steam now, and the game’s Steam page lists the system requirements you’ll need to run it. Here’s a look at what Square Enix feel you’ll need to play the game:


Minimum Requirements:

OS: Windows XP SP2 or later

Processor: 2GHz Dual Core CPU

Memory: 1 GB RAM

Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 8 Series/ ATI Radeon HD 2000 series VRAM 256MB or later

DirectX: Version 9.0c

Hard Drive: 30 GB available space

Sound Card: Sound card compatible with DirectX 9.0c


Recommended Requirements:

OS: Windows Vista/ 7/ 8

Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad (2.66 GHz)/ AMD Phenom II X4 (2.8 GHz) processor

Memory: 1 GB RAM

Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 460/ ATI Radeon HD 5870

DirectX: Version 11

Hard Drive: 30 GB available space

Sound Card: DirectX 11 compatible sound card

Additional Notes: A game controller using Xinput is reccomended for this game. (If using a DirectInput based controller, please use the driver side key configuration to adjust settings as required )


Final Fantasy XIII will be available on October 9th, 2014. The other two games in the trilogy will be available by Spring 2015, but no specific dates have been announced.

Ishaan Sahdev
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