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Aliens: Colonial Marines PC Specs Revealed – Pre-orders Today

14 Jan 2013  by   Paul Younger

Aliens: Colonial Marines

It’s time to see if your PC rig can take some Alien killing action with the reveal of the system specs for Aliens: Colonial Marines. I think most PC gamers should not have too much trouble with this one.

Minimum Specs: Operating System: Windows XP SP3. Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor. RAM: 2GB RAM (XP),2GB RAM (Vista). HD: 20GB free hard disk space. Optical Drive: DVD. Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible. Video Card:NVIDIA GeForce 8500/ATI Radeon HD 2600 (256 minimum).

Recommended Specs: Operating System: Windows XP SP3/Vista/Windows 7. Processor: 2.3 GHz Intel Quad CoreProcessor. RAM: 2GB RAM. HD: 20GB free hard disk space. Optical Drive: DVD. Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible. VideoCard: NVIDIA GeForce GTX560/ATI Radeon HD 5850 (512 minimum).

Other Requirements: Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, DirectX 9, Microsoft .NET 4 Framework, Visual C++ Redistributable 2005, Visual C++ Redistributable 2008, Visual C++ Redistributable 2010, and AMD CPU Drivers (XP Only/AMD Only).

In related news, pre-order should be going live today on Steam, although as of writing they are still not available,

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  1. T37creation

    Only dx9? No win 8 support?

    January 15, 2013 at 8:32 am

  2. Zalis

    Looks like it’s on the Unreal 3 engine or some equivalent console-friendly tech? While part of me blames consoles for industry stagnation, the other half of me likes that my aging computer can still max these games out. Really, though… at what point in the past could a 5-year-old CPU and 3-year-old GPU have done that? It’s a strange age.

    I won’t be getting this at launch, but probably later if it turns out alright.

    January 15, 2013 at 3:10 pm

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