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Call of Duty Vanguard Minimum & Recommended PC Requirements Revealed

Activision finally revealed pre-load and system requirement information for the PC version of Call of Duty: Vanguard.

Recently, Activision unveiled the pre-load date and file sizes for the console versions of COD: Vanguard. Unfortunately, PC information was reserved for a later date.

Now, as we get closer to its release, Activision has finally confirmed additional details about Vanguard’s PC version.

Namely, Activision shared when pre-loads on Battle.Net will begin. Additionally, we also know how beefy PCs will need to be to run the game.

Call of Duty Vanguard Minimum PC Requirements
Source: Activision

Call of Duty: Vanguard PC System Requirements

In addition to the pre-load details, Activision also shared the PC system requirements to run Vanguard on Minimum, Recommended, Competitive, and Ultra RTX.

Minimum

This is the minimum experience that Vanguard offers with a below 60 FPS experience.

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
  • RAM: 8GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 36GB at launch (Multiplayer and Zombies only)
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 32GB
  • GPU (Video Card): NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
  • Video Memoy: 2GB

Recommended

This option provides a 60 FPS experience in high settings. If you are looking for a well-balanced experience for performance and graphics, this is the way to go.

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64 Bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
  • RAM: 12GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 61GB at launch
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 32GB
  • GPU (Video Card): NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580
  • Video Memoy: 4GB
Call of Duty Vanguard Minimum Recommended PC Requirements
Source: Activision

Read More: Vanguard: All Maps Revealed Before Launch

Competitive

This mode is designed for high-refresh rate monitors to gain a competitive edge.

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64 Bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 61GB at launch
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 32GB
  • GPU (Video Card): NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070/RTX 3060 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
  • Video Memoy: 8GB

Ultra RTX

The name says it all for this one. If you want top-notch visual fidelity with 4K resolutions and RTX, this is it.

  • OS: Windows 10 64 Bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64 Bit (latest update)
  • CPU: Intel Core i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
  • RAM: 16GB RAM
  • Storage Space: 61GB at launch
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache: Up to 64GB
  • GPU (Video Card): NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070/RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
  • Video Memoy: 10GB
Call of Duty Vanguard Recommended PC Requirements
Source: Activision

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Call of Duty: Vanguard PC Pre-load Date and Time

Activision announced today that you can pre-load Call of Duty: Vanguard on Battle.Net starting on November 2nd at 10 AM PT.

For those who pre-ordered Vanguard on Battle.Net, you will be able to pre-load it at the time specified.

If you experience any issues with the pre-load, follow these steps:

  • Open the Battle.Net launcher
  • Look for Vanguard on you games list
  • Follow download instructions

Remember that the pre-load option will not be accessible before November 2nd.

The game is almost out, so you would probably be curious to know why some fans already hate that Vanguard Zombies maps are reskins and remakes.

Source: Call of Duty Blog

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