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Rumored**

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Battlefield 3 is expected to have similar system requirements as the previous Battlefield game, Bad Company 2. Battlefiled 3 is powered by the Frostbite 2.0 engine, which is based on the previous Frostbite 1.5, which powered Bad Company 2.

While the Frostbite 2.0 engine has a lot of new features compared to 1.5, it is also more optimized as well, which will most likely result in similar performance and Battlefield 3 system requirements for the PC. Since Battlefield 3 won’t be supporting DirecX 9, it won’t run on Windows XP.

Minimum requirements for Battlefield 3
OS: Windows Vista or Windows 7
Processor: Core 2 Duo @ 2.0GHz
RAM: 2GB
Graphic card: DirectX 10 or 11 compatible Nvidia or AMD ATI card.
Graphics card memory: 512 MB
Hard drive: 15 GB for disc version or 10 GB for digital version


Recommended system requirements for Battlefield 3
OS: Windows 7 64-bit
Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
RAM: 4GB
Graphics card: DirectX 11 Nvidia or AMD ATI card, GeForce GTX 460, Radeon Radeon HD 6850
Graphics card memory: 1 GB
Hard drive: 15 GB for disc version or 10 GB for digital version

source: http://bf3blog.com/battlefield-3-system-requirements/



Incase no one from here has seen this yet. So it looks like 85% of OCN does not have to upgrade
Edited by adamwzl - 6/9/11 at 10:08am
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These are rumored and not confirmed by dice.
    
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I actually won't have to upgrade to meet minimum requirements that is lol I'll be playing it on 1080p on the lowest settings it looks like, as usual, when I get into the closed beta for getting MoH limited edition

Also though, the official recommended graphics cards will probably be the GTX 580 and Radeon HD 6970, not the 460 or 6850 because the game was/is being rendered on the 580
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Repoooooooooooooost!!1one
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Do you know when the closed beta starts? I also purchased MoH Limited Edition + the DLC which was worthless to say the least.


I also heard a rumor of the open beta starting in Sept.
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Open beta is the MoH LE thing.

Closed beta is already underway, from what i've heard.
    
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a 460 1gb recommended o.0 I thought I would be a little future proof when I bought mine...
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Gotcha, thanks.

3 more months and I can see if these rumored specfications are close or not
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inb4closebecauseofrumor.
haha that 9500 GT isn't meeting min requirement. i'm sure they'll put a list of cards that meet the min.
as for the rec, sounds bout right.
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a 460 1gb recommended o.0 I thought I would be a little future proof when I bought mine...
there will be plenty of console ports coming out as well
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