What Engine is the Resident Evil 4 Remake Running On

What are the System Requirements for Resident Evil 4 Remake on PC?

Can you run it on your PC rig?

Resident Evil 4 Remake is right around the corner, and the PC gang is anxiously checking out if their rig can run this remake (mind you, it will be a somewhat different game, so this is not just a remaster of the old game with updated graphics) and are frantically checking the GPU prices to see if they’ll need an upgrade or not. Luckily enough, we’ve got our hands on PC System Requirements, both Minimum and Recommended. Ready to be (not) disappointed? Here are the PC system requirements for Resident Evil 4 Remake.

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Minimum System Requirements for Resident Evil 4 Remake on PC (Steam)

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system (well, this has been a standard for a long time, expected)
  • Operating System: Windows 10 (64-bit)
  • Processor (CPU): AMD Ryzen 3 1200 / Intel Core i5-7500 or better
  • Memory: 8 GB of RAM
  • Graphics (GPU): AMD Radeon RX 560 with 4GB VRAM / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB VRAM or better
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Additional Notes: 
    – Estimated performance (when you set the game settings to Prioritize Performance): 1920×1080 (1080p) at 60FPS.
    – Framerate might drop in graphics-intensive scenes.
    – AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 is required to support the ray tracing.

So, not very demanding from what we can see. Here’s an Optimization Guide for Graphics in Resident Evil 4 Remake that we’ve written, you might need it. It’s indeed for Consoles but the principle of settings is more or less the same on all platforms, and you can tweak a lot of settings.

Related: What Engine is the Resident Evil 4 Remake Running On? – Answered

Recommended System Requirements for Resident Evil 4 Remake on PC (Steam)

If you want to know How To Play The Resident Evil Series In Order, now is the time to play through some of the older titles to recall some moments from the storyline. When it comes to Recommended System Requirements, we see that it’s nothing special, and even the owners of older rigs will be quite happy with the performance. Basically, if you are a 4K enthusiast and have a 4K-ready PC rig for other modern games, we do not see a problem with your aspiration to run Resident Evil 4 Remake on your PC in 4K.

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • Operating System: Windows 10 (64-bit) or Windows 11 (64-bit)
  • Processor (CPU): AMD Ryzen 5 3600 / Intel Core i7 8700 or better
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics (GPU): AMD Radeon RX 5700 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or better
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Additional Notes: 
    – Estimated performance: 1920×1080 (1080p) at 60FPS.
    – Framerate might drop in graphics-intensive scenes.
    – AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 is required to support the ray tracing feature.

Source: Official Steam Page for Resident Evil 4 Remake

That’s it for this article, everyone! Less than a week remains until the release of Resident Evil 4 Remake (March 24, 2023) and we welcome you to our Resident Evil 4 Remake game tag left under this article if you want to read more about this highly-anticipated game. We also have a lot of YouTube videos regarding Resident Evil 4 Remake, so if you’re in the need of a guide, feel free to search our channel and our website!


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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.