New PC system requirements for Age of Empires 4 released

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  • Age of Empires is a few hours from being released to PCs via Steam and many other platforms.
  • Microsoft has now released the system requirements for gamers who wish to play once it is released.
  • The game has been on a long hiatus and has been in the works for quite a while.

Age of Empires fanatics are counting down hours until they can finally be able to play the long-awaited game. The game will be released this Thursday to PC via Windows Store, Xbox Game Pass, and Steam.

While the game has been on a long hiatus, there is a catch to those who are eagerly awaiting. Microsoft has revealed that there are minimum PC system requirements to play the game.

Minimum requirements

The minimum specifications largely target Xbox 360. Age of Empires IV will require a Ryzen 5 2400G or Intel Core i5-6300U. It will also call for 8 GB RAM and 50 GB storage space, all with their respective integrated graphics.

For PCs, the system requirements are;

  • For CPUs, it’s either a Ryzen 5 2600 or Core i5-8400
  • For GPUs its either Radeon RX 570 or GeForce GTX 970
  • RAM should be at least 16 GB
  • Storage space of up to 50GB

For ultra graphics, the specifications are;

  • For CPUs, it’s either Ryzen 5 3600 or Core i7-9700
  • For GPUs, it’s either Radeon RX 5700 XT or GeForce RTX 2070
  • RAM should be at least 16GB
  • Storage space of up to 50GB

You will also be required to run either Windows 10 or Windows 11 and have a minimum of 93 GB to download the game from the Microsoft Store, and later on, the download will shrink to 50 GB.

Are you geared up for the release of Age of Empires? Does your device meet the system requirements? Let us know in the comment section below.