Unlike the Xbox One and PS4 versions of the game, Star Wars Battlefront for PC requires you to have specific hardware in place. If you’re thinking about buying the game for PC, here’s what you need to know about Star Wars Battlefront PC specs before you buy.
Star Wars Battlefront is one of the best selling games of the year and it will continue to attractive an audience well into 2016 thanks to Star Wars fever and thanks to the huge Star Wars Battlefront DLC that EA and DICE have planned.
If you’re planning to buy Star Wars Battlefront for Xbox One or PS4, this doesn’t apply to you. You can buy the game, open it up, install it, and immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe. If you’re planning to buy the PC version of the game, you need to be aware of the system specs required to play the game.
Today we want to share some important details about the Star Wars Battlefront PC specs. If you’re been thinking about buying Star Wars Battlefront for PC, here’s what you need to know before you buy the game.
Star Wars Battlefront PC Requirements
Earlier this year, EA and DICE released minimum and recommended requirements for Star Wars Battlefront.
If you are familiar with what you or the person you’re buying for is using, you can run down this list to figure out if the PC meets the requirements.
Here are the minimum Star Wars Battlefront PC requirements:
- CPU: Intel i3 6300T or equivalent
- RAM: 8GB RAM
- GPU: ATI Radeon HD 7850 2GB or Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB – DirectX 11.0
- OS: 64-bit Windows 7 SP1 or later
- HDD: 27GB of free space
Here are the recommended Star Wars Battlefront PC specs:
- CPU: Intel i5 6600 or equivalent
- RAM: 16GB RAM
- GPU: AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB or Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 4GB – DirectX 11.1
- OS: 64-bit Windows 10 or later
- HDD: 27GB of free space
How to Check If Your PC Can Run Battlefront
If you aren’t sure if your PC or the person you’re buying for’s PC will run Star Wars Battlefront, you can get that information very quickly.
Can You Run It provides a quick and easy method that will help you make a decision about whether to buy Battlefront or not.
If you head on over to the Battlefront landing page you’ll be able to download a Desktop application that will help you figure out your specs and determine if the PC fits in with the Star Wars Battlefront PC requirements.
It will let you know if you need to upgrade your video card or another component. And who knows, maybe the computer you’re buying for passes with flying colors.
If you aren’t sure where to look on your PC, this is a quick and efficient way to figure it out.
What If My PC Doesn’t Meet Battlefront Specs
If your PC rig doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements, you’re bound to run into annoying problems. The game will look bad and it will likely crash on a frequent basis. In most cases, it will be virtually unplayable.
If you want to have a solid experience, you should ensure that your PC meets the recommended specifications. If your rig falls below the recommended specs, there’s a good chance you’ll run into problems.
Graphical issues and performance problems are among the most common Battlefront problems so you’ll really want to dig into your PC specs before you buy.
If your rig doesn’t meet the minimum or recommended requirements, start keeping an eye out for deals on PC hardware.
Star Wars Battlefront Deals
If you've got your eyes on Star Wars Battlefront for yourself or a family member, know that you don't have to pay full price for the game.
There are a number of Star Wars Battlefront deals out there and here are a few of the best ones available to those of you looking to buy the Xbox One, PS4 or PC version of the game.
If you are looking to buy the PC version, you can take 25% off if you buy through Green Man Gaming. For those that are bad at math, this drops the price of the game down to a mere $45. This is probably as good as it's going to get in 2015.
Some deals have dried up, yes but there's still not reason to pay $60 for this game.