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Street Fighter 5 system requirements announced

Street Fighter 5 guy

Street Fighter 5 is still quite a distance away, but Capcom has announced the game's minimum and recommended system requirements on its blog.

This is what you'll need to hadouken a guy in the junk:

OS: Windows 7 64-bit
CPU: Intel Core i3-4160 @ 3.6 GHz
RAM: 6 GB
Video: Nvidia GTX 480 or higher
Sound: DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard chipset
DirectX: Version 11
Internet: Broadband connection required

And here's what you'll need to hadouken a guy in the junk really hard:

OS: Windows 7 64-bit
CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K @3.50GHz
RAM: 8 GB
Video: Nvidia GTX 960
Sound: DirectX-compatible sound card or onboard chipset
DirectX: Version 11
Internet: Broadband connection required

"Just so there’s no confusion, the minimum specs are what is required for SFV to even run on your PC while the recommended specs (in bold) are necessary to achieve an optimal SFV experience," Capcom added. It also said that dates for the second beta, which will enable cross-play between the PlayStation 4 and PC, will be announced in the (hopefully not-too-distant) future.

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.