Ubisoft just released Watch_Dogs PC specs. They have released 3 different recommendation: Minimum, Recommended and “Ultra”. The listing shows that Watch_Dogs only supports 64 bit systems now. More importantly, the minimum requirements suggests a Quad-Core and the Recommend suggests a 8-core CPU.
You can read the full minimum and recommended specs below
Operating System: Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1) or Windows 8
Note that we only support 64 bit OSs.
DVD-ROM: DVD-ROM Dual Layer
Hard Drive Space: 20 GB
Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card with Latest Drivers
Internet: Broadband connection and service required for multiplayer mode
GPU: DirectX 11 graphics card with 1 GB Video RAM
CPU: Quad core
GPU: NVidia GTX 460
CPU: Intel Core2 Quad Q6600
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 5770
CPU: AMD Phenom X4 9750
GPU: DirectX 11 graphics card with 2 GB Video RAM
CPU: Eight core
GPU: NVidia GTX 560 ti
CPU: Intel Core i7-3770
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7850
CPU: AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core
GPU: Latest DirectX 11 graphics card with 2 GB Video RAM or more
CPU: Latest Eight core or more
RAM: 8GB or more
GPU: Nvidia GTX 670
CPU: Intel Core i7-3930K
GPU: AMD Radeon HD 7970
CPU: AMD FX-9370 Eight-Core
These specs sure seem a lot but Watch_Dogs is the first next generation game along with Battlefield 4 and Assassin’s Creed 4 so that was to be expected.
Watch_Dogs seem to be supporting 8 cores pretty well. Is this another win for AMD? We have seen benchmarks for Battlefield 4 Beta showing AMD’s 8-core CPU beating Intel. While we have no benchmark results for Watch_Dogs, we have to wonder whether it will see a similar victory for AMD here or not.
Stay tuned to GearNuke for latest news and info on Watch_Dogs.