Ahead of the game’s launch at the end of the month, Ubisoft has announced the minimum and recommended PC specs needed to save Egypt from the insidious schemes, treacherous conspiracies, and anti-cat propaganda of the Templars in Assassin’s Creed: Origins.

“The PC platform overall is really important to us. That is why the PC version was developed in parallel with all the other versions by the main team in Montreal, in collaboration with our PC-dedicated team in Ubisoft Kiev,” game producer Joe Araiza explains in this blog update. “This approach was adopted while the game features were being designed, making PC and mouse-and-keyboard controls a full part of the equation from the get-go.”

Although a continuous internet connection isn’t necessary to play Assassin’s Creed: Origins, a “one-time connection” to its servers must be made for activation purposes. Intriguingly, however, according to this FAQ, a continuous internet connection is necessary for “access to some online features that will be detailed at a later date”, whatever those are.

Minimum configuration

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5-2400s @ 2.5 GHz or AMD FX-6350 @ 3.9 GHz or equivalent
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD R9 270 (2048 MB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better)
  • SYSTEM RAM: 6GB
  • Resolution: 720p
  • Video Preset: Lowest

Recommended configuration

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7- 3770 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8350 @ 4.0 GHz
  • VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD R9 280X (3GB VRAM with Shader Model 5.0 or better)
  • SYSTEM RAM: 8GB
  • Resolution: 1080p
  • Video Preset: High

Game’s out on 27 October.

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