Watch Dogs System Requirements

Watch Dogs System Requirements - full specs, system checker and the gaming PC setup you need.

Watch Dogs recommended requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7850
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770
  • File Size: 25 GB
  • OS: Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8 (Please note that we only support 64 bit OSs.)

Watch Dogs minimum requirements

  • Memory: 6 GB
  • Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5770
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400
  • File Size: 25 GB
  • OS: Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8 (Please note that we only support 64 bit OSs.)

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Can I Run Watch Dogs?

Watch Dogs system requirements state that you will need at least 6 GB of RAM. Additionally, the game developers recommend somewhere around 8 GB of RAM in your system. Provided that you have at least an ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics card you can play the game. Furthermore, an AMD Radeon HD 7850 is recommended in order to run Watch Dogs with the highest settings. You will need at least 25 GB of free disk space to install WatchDogs. You'll need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400. However, the developers recommend a CPU greater or equal to an Intel Core i7-3770 to play the game.

There is a Watch Dogs Steam release, as well as being available on most game stores - Origin, Uplay and Epic Games Store too.

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Watch Dogs Performance Guide

Need better performance in Watch Dogs? Here are some tips.

  • Some users have reported an easy fix for stuttering - Open Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + Esc) while the game is running, right click on Watch Dogs and set priority to 'high'. This may solve some major stuttering issues.
  • Close resource-heavy background programs before running Watch Dogs - Open Task Manager to see which programs are using the most resources.
  • Run the game in fullscreen as opposed to windowed.

  • Ensure you have the latest graphics cards drivers installed.

Watch Dogs will run on PC system with Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8 (Please note that we only support 64 bit OSs.) and upwards.

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Watch Dogs Release Date

26th of May 2014

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