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Detroit: Become Human system requirements recommend a GTX 1080

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The system requirements for the recently-announced PC versions (opens in new tab) of Detroit: Become Human, Beyond: Two Souls and Heavy Rain are now out, and they all recommend a GTX 1080 or equivalent.

The requirements for the Quantic Dream games are listed on their respective Epic Game Store pages, and the recommended specs are the same across the board: an i7-2700K or equivalent, a GTX 1080 or equivalent and 12GB of RAM. That's high-end stuff, especially considering Heavy Rain is now nine years old.

The minimum requirements for the three games all match, and they include an i5-2400 @ 3.4GHz or equivalent, a GTX 660 or equivalent, and 4GB of RAM. That leaves a big gap between minimum and recommended, so my guess is the recommended specs relate to playing in 4K.

The Epic Games Store page for Detroit: Become Human (opens in new tab) also reveals the game will support Vulkan API.

All three are exclusive to the Epic Games Store, and don't yet have a release date. This week, we also found out that both The Outer Worlds and Control would launch on the store (opens in new tab), and not on Steam. 

Samuel Horti is a long-time freelance writer for PC Gamer based in the UK, who loves RPGs and making long lists of games he'll never have time to play. He's now a full-time reporter covering health at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. When he does have time for games you may find him on the floor, struggling under the weight of his Steam backlog.