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What are the Baldur’s Gate 3 System Requirements? – Answered

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The long-awaited third iteration of Baldur’s Gate is finally coming, after a two-decade hiatus since the release of Baldur’s Gate 2 in 2000. With advancements in technology, our gaming hardware has also evolved. So… All of you old-school Baldur’s Gate enthusiasts want to know if you can run Baldur’s Gate 3 on your computer or not, and I’m happy to help you by sharing the minimum and recommended system requirements for both Windows and macOS. Fingers crossed that your computer is ready for the adventure!

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What are the Minimum and Recommended System Requirements for Baldur’s Gate 3 on Windows?

MINIMUM:

  • Requires a 64-bit CPU and OS
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel I5 4690 / AMD FX 8350
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 970 / RX 480 (4GB+ of VRAM)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 150 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD required

Related: Baldur’s Gate 3 (Early Access) Review | Roll For Initiative

RECOMMENDED:

  • Requires a 64-bit CPU and OS
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel i7 8700K / AMD r5 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia 2060 Super / RX 5700 XT (8GB+ of VRAM)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 150 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD required

What are the Minimum and Recommended System Requirements for Baldur’s Gate 3 on macOS?

MINIMUM:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: macOS 10.15.6
  • Processor: 2.6GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon460 4GB
  • Storage: 150 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Minimum specs can run the game on low to medium settings. To meet minimum specs, you’ll need a MacBook Pro 15 inch from 2016 or newer, with the above-mentioned GPU. Or, a MacBook Pro 13 inch from 2018 or newer. M1 Chip requirements: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with Apple M1 chip and 8GB of RAM. SSD recommended.

RECOMMENDED:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: macOS 10.15.7
  • Processor: 2.3GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB
  • Storage: 150 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Recommended specs can run the game on high or ultra settings. You’ll meet recommended specs if you have a MacBook Pro 15-inch or 16-inch from 2019 and up with the above-mentioned GPU. An iMac from 2017 or newer will also pull it off. M1 Chip requirements: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with Apple M1 chip and 16GB of RAM. SSD recommended.

That’s all the information about the System Requirements for Baldur’s Gate 3. Now check out Can You Keep Your Early Access Progress for Baldur’s Gate 3? and Here Is What Hell Will Be Like In Baldur’s Gate 3, It Includes Lawyers.


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Nikola L
Nikola has been a Staff Writer at Prima Games since May 2022. He has been gaming since being able to hold an Amiga 500 joystick on his own, back in the early 90s (when gaming was really good!). Nikola has helped organize dozens of gaming events and tournaments and has been professionally attached to gaming since 2009.