Skyrim Special Edition’s system requirements announced by Bethesda

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Bethesda has announced (via Bethesda.net) that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition has officially “gone gold” and is ready to be released for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One on October 28. They’ve also offered up the system specifications for PC owners who want to make sure their rigs are up to snuff ahead of time:

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-Bit Version)
  • CPU: Intel i5-750 / AMD Phenom II X4-945
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Drive: 12 GB
  • Video Card: Nvidia GTX 470 1GB / AMD HD 7870 2GB

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-Bit Version)
  • CPU: Intel i5-2400 / AMD FX-8320
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Drive: 12 GB
  • Video Card: Nvidia GTX 780 3GB / AMD R9 290 4GB

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Special Edition will include a number of graphical tweaks including volumetric lighting (“God Rays”), dynamic depth of field, and remastered art and effects. Console owners will also get the chance to deploy mods in Skyrim for the first time, and PS4 Pro owners will get to experience the game with native 4K support.

Finally, Bethesda unveiled the hard drive requirements for console owners. PS4 players will need 20 GB (33 GB in Europe), while Xbox One owners require 17 GB (25 GB in Europe) of free space.

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