The highly anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is set to release in just two weeks time. Already, fans have been given a glimpse into the campaign, multiplayer, and zombies game modes available on launch. Moreover, the multiplayer beta gave fans a hands on experience with the game, which resulted in mixed opinions. Apart from the game being played on Battle.net, neither Activision nor Treyarch have released much information surrounding the PC version of the game. However, the developers have now released the required and recommended PC system requirements needed to run the upcoming title.
The minimum specs are what is needed to be able to run Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PC. As you can see, there is nothing unexpected in these specs.
- OS: Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 10 64-bit or higher
- CPU: Intel Core I3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
- RAM: 8GB
- HDD: 50GB for multiplayer only, 175GB for all game modes
- Video: Nvidia Geforce GTX 670/ Geoforce GTX 1650 or Radeon HD 7950
Next, the recommended specs allow you to run at 60 frames per second in most situations, with all options set to medium.
- OS: Windows 10 64-bit
- CPU: Intel Core I5-2500k or AMD Ryzen R5 1600X processor
- RAM: 12GB
- HDD: 175GB HD space
- Video: Nvidia Geforce GTX 970/ GTX 1660 Super or Radeon R9 390/ AMD RX 580
Optimize your Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War specs
In addition, further specs have been released for players who prefer to use ray tracing, as well as recommendations for competitive and Ultra RTX. As always, if you want to run a game on the highest settings, you will need a PC capable of doing so. It is important to note that whatever specs you choose, a broadband connection and DirectX 12 compatibility is required. Also, you may need to keep in mind that extra storage space will be needed to accommodate future updates.