Ghostwire: Tokyo reveals full system requirements for PCs from low-end to 4K

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Ghostwire: Tokyo (opens in new tab) is out on March 25, which is now just a few days away, and to ensure that everyone has a good idea of what to expect, Bethesda has dropped detailed PC system requirements with a half-dozen different specifications covering everything from low-end settings to maxed-out 4K.

These specifications are a little different (and considerably expanded) from the minimum and recommended specs posted on Steam (opens in new tab) in February:

Minimum: Up to 1280P, low settings:

  • OS: 64-Bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • CPU: Core i7 4770K @ 3.5GHZ or AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • RAM: 12 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 or AMD RX 5500 XT (VRAM 6 GB+)
  • Storage: 20 GB available space (SSD recommended)
  • DirectX: Version 12

Recommended: Up to 1920P, high settings:

  • OS: 64-Bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • CPU: Core i7 6700 @ 3.4GHZ OR AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1080 or AMD RX 5600 XT (VRAM 6 GB+)
  • Storage: 20 GB available space (SSD)
  • DirectX: Version 12

Highest: Up to 2160P, highest settings:

  • OS: 64-Bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • CPU: Core i7 8700 or AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia RTX 2080S/ RTX 3070 or AMD RX 6800 XT (VRAM 8 GB+)
  • Storage: 20 GB available space (SSD)
  • DirectX: Version 12

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Ray Tracing (RT) Specifications

RT Minimum: Up to 1080P, low settings:

  • OS: 64-Bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • CPU: Core i7 8700 OR AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia RTX 2060 (VRAM 6 GB+) or AMD RX 6700 XT (VRAM 8 GB+)
  • Storage: 20 GB available space (SSD)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • DLSS (Nvidia): Disabled/ FSR 1.0 (AMD): Disabled

RT Recommended: Up to 1440P, high settings:

  • OS: 64-Bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • CPU: Core i7 8700 or AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia RTX 3070 (VRAM 8 GB+) or AMD RX 6800 (VRAM 12 GB+)
  • Storage: 20 GB available space (SSD)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • DLSS (Nvidia): Disabled/ FSR 1.0 (AMD): Disabled

RT Highest: Up to 2140P, highest settings:

  • OS: 64-Bit Windows 10 version 1909 or higher
  • CPU: Core i7 8700 or AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia RTX 3080 (VRAM 10 GB+) or AMD RX 6900 XT (VRAM 12 GB+)
  • Storage: 20 GB available space (SSD)
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • DLSS (Nvidia): Quality/ FSR 1.0 (AMD): Balanced

Bethesda clarified in a follow-up tweet (opens in new tab) that all of the above specs target 30 fps. That's not locked, however—framerate is uncapped on PC and players will be able to tweak settings for higher performance as they see fit, You will also require either a Steam or Epic Store account, and a broadband internet connection because everything is online these days. Specific preload and unlock times will be announced on the Ghostwire: Tokyo Twitter account (opens in new tab).

If you're still on the fence about Ghostwire: Tokyo (which, for the record, I think looks very cool), perhaps our review (opens in new tab) can help: It's not the Evil Within-style horror experience that it originally appeared to be, but if you're after "a neon Japanese adventure game where you get cool spirit powers and pet a bunch of dogs," it might be just the thing you're looking for.

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.