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What Are the PC System Requirements for Hogwarts Legacy? – Answered

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by Madison Benson
PC Minimum and Recommended System Requirements for Hogwarts Legacy

Hogwarts Legacy’s initial release dates on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S are quickly approaching, and with that comes a big question: Can I run this game? While this isn’t as much of a concern on consoles, PC players must exercise some caution before buying a game, especially on an older system. If you’re interested in learning more, continue reading to find the minimum and recommended PC system requirements for Hogwarts Legacy.

Minimum and Recommended PC System Requirements for Hogwarts Legacy

As of now, there is public information regarding the minimum and required PC requirements through Hogwarts Legacy’s official Steam and Epic Games store pages. The official Hogwarts Legacy Twitter also released some additional details on this, allowing a more accurate representation of what kind of specs you’ll need to run the game.

Below are details of the minimum and recommended specs for running the game, including how much storage space you’ll need, memory and more:

Hogwarts Legacy Minimum PC System Requirements (720p, 30 FPS, Low-Quality Settings)

  • 64-bit processor and OS, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-6600 (3.3 GHz) or AMD Ryzen 5 1400 (3.2 GHz)
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 4GB or AMD Radeon RX 470 4GB
  • Storage: 85 GB HDD
  • DirectX: Version 12

Hogwarts Legacy Recommended PC System Requirements (1080p, 60 FPS, High-Quality Settings)

  • 64-bit processor and OS, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-8700 (3.2 GHz) or AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (3.6 GHz)
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 ti or AMD RX 5700 XT or INTEL Arc A770
  • Storage: 85 GB SSD
  • DirectX: Version 12

Hogwarts Legacy Ultra PC System Specs (1440p, 60 FPS, Ultra-Quality Settings)

  • 64-bit processor and OS, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-10700K or AMD Ryzen 7 5800K (3.80 GHz)
  • Memory: 32 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2080 ti or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
  • Storage: 85 GB SSD
  • DirectX: Version 12

Hogwarts Legacy Ultra 4K PC System Specs (2160p, 60 FPS, Ultra-Quality Settings)

  • 64-bit processor and OS, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-10700K or AMD Ryzen 7 5800K (3.80 GHz)
  • Memory: 32 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 3090 ti or AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT
  • Storage: 85 GB SSD
  • DirectX: Version 12

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While you’ll initially need around 85 GB to download the base game, Hogwarts Legacy may require more as Avalanche Software implements updates, DLCs and other features. However, this also means that this amount may be condensed initially but rise to 85 GB over time. Make sure to prepare for either situation beforehand!

The game releases on PC as early as February 7, 2023, for anyone who pre-orders Hogwarts Deluxe Edition or February 10 for Standard Edition players, giving some time beforehand to make any upgrades.

Hogwarts Legacy will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch through the official website. If you’re interested in learning more about the game, check out Will Hogwarts Legacy Have Quidditch and How to Get Hogwarts Legacy Early Access.

Madison Benson

Madison is a Canadian writer who has played video games for over twenty years. If she isn't playing games on her PC, she's likely hanging out with her dogs and rabbits.