With Surprisingly Light PC Requirements and a Short Film, Battlefield 2042 Looks Set to Rule the Roost for Years to Come

Published 08/04/2021, 2:43 PM EDT


The amount of hype surrounding the release of Battlefield 2042 is astounding. And EA continues to further build hype for their upcoming game by announcing a short film that premieres on August 12. The playtests for the game will begin on the same day, and this time, some lucky gamers will get to play the game on the PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S. And it will delight PC players when they learn they won’t need a supercomputer to play the game. And when the game comes out, there will be no stopping it!

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But before getting to PC requirements, let’s look at the trailer for the standalone short film.

 

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The official tweet garnered a huge response from fans of the franchise, and the consensus seems to be that releasing a short film prior to the release of the actual game is a good way to get gamers even more excited.

Battlefield 2042 for PC: no need to buy an RTX 3090

Some games are super demanding, and they’re barely playable on low-end computers. Then there are the games that have optimization issues, where no matter how great a computer you have, the game will not run as well as it’s supposed to. The good news is that Battlefield 2042, when it comes out, is expected to be perfectly optimized and capable of running on lower-end devices while still retaining graphical quality.

Here are the minimum and recommended requirements for the game:

Minimum specs:
OS: 64-bit Windows 10
Processor (AMD): AMD FX-8350
Processor (Intel): Core i5 6600K
Memory: 8GB
Video Memory: 4GB
Graphics card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560
Graphics card (NVIDIA): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
DirectX: 12
Online Connection Requirements: 512 KBPS or faster Internet connection

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Recommended specs:
OS: 64-bit Windows 10
Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600
Processor (Intel): Intel Core i7 4790
Memory: 16GB
Video Memory: 8GB
Graphics card (AMD): Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060
Graphics card (NVIDIA): AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
DirectX: 12

Despite BF 2042 having great graphics, the game is expected to work perfectly in high settings using the lowest model in the RTX series. And minimum requirements ensure no one is left out.

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Battlefield 2042 will be great when it comes out, and the upcoming short film only adds to the hype and excitement.

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Soumyadyuti Ghosh

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An eSports writer at EssentiallySports, Soumyadyuti Ghosh is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Business Management. Before becoming an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, he worked as a freelance content writer, editor, and proofreader and primarily worked on projects revolving around insurance, travel, and gadgets. An unquenchable thirst to learn about all things eSports, a rather unhealthy obsession with playing video games, and an almost encyclopedic knowledge of the gaming industry make him a video game aficionado.

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