The Evil Within minimum system specs are much more PC friendly

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Last week, Bethesda published the recommended system requirements for upcoming survival horror The Evil Within. They were, to use the technical term, ruddy huge. To get the best experience, the publisher claimed, players would need 4GB of GPU VRAM and an i7 CPU. Today, they've revealed the minimum requirements. They'll be far less terrifying for your rig.

Here's what you'll need:

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: windows 7/8.1
  • GPU: GTX 460 or an equivalent 1 GB VRAM card
  • CPU: i7 or an equivalent 4+ core processor
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 50 GB

"You won’t be experiencing the game at 1080p and you’ll likely need to turn off some features," writes Bethesda in a new post, "but you will still be able to have a great experience with the game."


Phil has been PC gaming since the '90s, when RPGs had dice rolls and open world adventures were weird and French. Now he's the deputy editor of PC Gamer; commissioning features, filling magazine pages, and knowing where the apostrophe goes in '90s. He plays Scout in TF2, and isn't even ashamed.
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