XCOM 2 System Requirements

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XCOM 2 recommended requirements

  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650
  • File Size: 45 GB
  • OS: Windows® 7, 64-bit

XCOM 2 minimum requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5770
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E4700
  • File Size: 45 GB
  • OS: Windows® 7, 64-bit

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Can I Run XCOM 2?

To play XCOM® 2 you will need a minimum CPU equivalent to an Intel Core 2 Duo E4700. However, the developers recommend a CPU greater or equal to an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9650 to play the game. The cheapest graphics card you can play it on is an ATI Radeon HD 5770. Furthermore, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 is recommended in order to run XCOM® 2 with the highest settings. In terms of game file size, you will need at least 45 GB of free disk space available. The minimum memory requirement for XCOM® 2 is 4 GB of RAM installed in your computer. If possible, make sure your have 8 GB of RAM in order to run XCOM® 2 to its full potential.

XCOM 2 will run on PC system with Windows® 7, 64-bit and upwards. Additionally it has Mac and Linux versions.

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XCOM 2 Mac OS system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:Intel Iris Pro 5200
  • CPU:Intel Core i3-530
  • File Size:45 GB
  • OS:macOS 10.11.6

XCOM 2 Linux system requirements (minimum)

  • Memory:4 GB
  • Graphics Card:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
  • CPU:Intel Core i3-3225
  • File Size:45 GB
  • OS:Ubuntu 14.04.2 64-bit or Steam OS

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XCOM 2 Release Date

4th of February 2016

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What is XCOM 2?

XCOM 2 is the sequel to XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the 2012 award-winning strategy game of the year. Earth has changed and is now under alien rule. Facing impossible odds you must rebuild XCOM, and ignite a global resistance to reclaim our world and save humanity.

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