Age of Empires 4 system requirements with AMD CPUs and GPUs

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  • Microsoft releases AMD graphics and CPU required to play Age of Empires 4.
  • The requirements have been released ahead of the official launch on October 28.
  • The system requirements do not offer performance levels.

The release of Age of Empires 4 is just a few weeks away and Intel and Nvidia powered rigs are the only system requirements currently available. Fortune has hit game fanatics as Microsoft has released the AMD graphics and CPU needed for your gaming PC to play the much anticipated classic game.

Microsoft has been releasing requirements for various games especially with the release of Windows 11 around the corner. Just the other day, Valorant game fanatics were taken aback by the TPM 2.0 requirement to continue playing the game if they choose to upgrade to Windows 11.

Hence, the official game will have the launch day on October 28 and it can be purchased on pre-order from the following sources:

Pre-Order Age of Empires IV from G2A
Pre-Order Age of Empires IV from Kinguin
Pre-Order Age of Empires IV from GreenManGaming

The resurrection

The Age of Empires 4 director seems to have placed his hopes that this will revive the series after a long time of not being in operation.  The same real-time strategy previously used is expected to win hearts and start where they left off.

The game is expected to feature varied players each detailing certain events that took place in history. 

Modest requirements

The system requirements have been described as modest and should shed more light on the expected hardware needed to take part in Age of Empires 4 stress test. Although the said requirements are necessary, it is quite unfortunate that they do not offer performance metrics.

The requirements are;

Minimum Recommended
CPU – Intel i5-6300U AMD Ryzen 5 2400G CPU – 3.6GHz 6-core (Intel i5) AMD Ryzen 5 1600
RAM – 8GB             RAM – 16GB
GPU – Intel HD 520 AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU – Nvidia Geforce 970 AMD Radeon RX 570
VRAM – N/A        VRAM – 4GB

Do you have any expectations for the Age of Empires 4 game? Let us know in the comment section below.