Firaxis has confirmed the system requirements for Civilization 6.

The minimum and recommended specs, below, were designed to make the strategy game as optimised as it can be, the developer said.

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 64bit / 8.1 64bit / 10 64bit
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i3 2.5 Ghz or AMD Phenom II 2.6 Ghz or greater
  • MEMORY: 4GB RAM
  • HARD DRIVE: 12GB or more
  • DVD-ROM: Required for disc-based installation
  • VIDEO CARD: 1GB DirectX 11 Video Card (AMD 5570 or nVidia 450)

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7 64bit / 8.1 64bit / 10 64bit
  • PROCESSOR: Fourth generation Intel Core i5 2.5 Ghz or AMD FX8350 4.0 Ghz or greater
  • MEMORY: 8GB RAM
  • HARD DRIVE: 12GB or more
  • DVD-ROM: Required for disc-based installation
  • VIDEO CARD: 2GB DirectX 11 Video Card (AMD 7970 or nVidia 770 or greater)

That's not too bad, is it?

Our Chris Bratt recently sat down with senior producer, Dennis Shirk, to start a new game in Civilization 6. The results are in the video, below.

Playing the game right now? Read our Civilization 6 guide, tips and tricks to lead your civilization to glory.

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