Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor [PC]
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor PC Release date
EU Release Date:
Oct-03-2014
US Release Date:
Oct-03-2014
AU Release Date:
Oct-03-2014
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Genre
Action
Adventure
Stealth
Theme
Fantasy
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is available on PC
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In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, gamers take on the role of Talion, a valiant ranger whose family is slain in front of him the night Sauron and his army return to Mordor, moments before his own life is taken. Resurrected by a Spirit of vengeance and empowered with Wraith abilities, Talion ventures into Mordor and vows to destroy those who have wronged him. Through the course of his personal vendetta, Talion uncovers the truth of the Spirit that compels him, learns the origins of the Rings of Power and ultimately confronts his true nemesis. “In Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, players will explore the dark and very personal theme of vengeance in a world where decisions have a consequence, and those consequences persist even after death,” said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Production and Development, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “The game introduces new gameplay mechanics to the action genre, creating opportunities for emergent and customized gameplay that will be rewarding for players.” Every enemy that players face is a unique individual, differentiated by their personality, strengths and weaknesses. Through the Nemesis System, enemy relationships and characteristics are shaped by player actions and decisions to create personal archenemies that remember and adapt to the player and are distinct to every gameplay session. Gamers are able to craft their own battles, enemies and rewards within the dynamic world that remembers and adapts to their choices, delivering a unique experience to every player.
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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor System Requirements
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GD Adjusted Requirements
6 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
DX 11
40 GB
FPS
Recommended Requirements
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 9
Win 7 64
DX 11
40 GB
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Low Setting
Premium Only FPS
Medium Setting
Premium Only FPS
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Premium Only FPS
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Premium Only FPS
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Gamer Feedback Results
  • Mac OS
    Yes 10%
    No 90%
    Console Port
    Yes 28%
    No 72%
    Oculus Support
    No
    What People Will Pay
    $40
  • Upgrade PC for this
    Yes 58%
    No 42%
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The latest system requirements News for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Sep-09-2014 Warner Bros could be plotting to create its own Steam-rivalling distribution platform according to recent indicators, suggesting that the publisher of Batman: Arkham Knight, Mortal Kombat X and Middle...
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Jul-31-2014 Warner Bros has released a rather awesome new trailer for Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor, demonstrating Talion’s powerful Wraith abilities. This selection of skills allows the vengeful ranger to...
Jul-26-2014 Warner Bros has announced that it is moving the releasing of Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor ahead, releasing a week earlier than anticipated.Previously scheduled to launch on October 7th, the hectic l...
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Full system requirements for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor reported on Apr-07-2014

It's still six months until until Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor invades out PCs, but the devs at Monolith have already seen fit to release the Shadow of Mordor system requirements. In Middle-earth you'll be battling your way through Mordor to uncover the truth of a benevolent spirit, helping you to seek revenge for the murder of your family by Sauron.

The next foray into the realm of Middle-earth is certainly a bit of a looker, but even we weren't expecting these insanely high Middle-earth: Shadow Of Mordor System Requirements...

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Minimum System Requirements

OS: Windows Vista 64-bit

CPU: 2.67 GHz Intel Core i5-750 or 3.4 GHz AMD Phenom II X4 965

RAM: 4GB System Memory

GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 or AMD Radeon HD 6950

DX: DirectX 11.0

HDD: 25 GB Free Hard Drive Space

 

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Recommended System Requirements

OS: Windows 7 64-bit

CPU: 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3770 or 4.0 GHz AMD FX-8350

RAM: 8 GB System Memory

GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 or AMD Radeon HD 7970

HDD: 40 GB Free Hard Drive Space

Right, where to begin. To say these are insane requirements is an understatement. Shadow of Mordor takes the recently released Watch Dogs system requirements and gives them a good kicking. The minimum processor requirements for Middle-earth alone are enough to make a grown man weep, demanding quad-core processors at the least, as well as some pretty tasty graphics cards.

Moving on to the recommended system requirements for Shadow of Mordor, things get even more interesting. The two processors have some of the highest-rated benchmarks in the entirety of the GD database, with the i7-3770 setting you back $279.99 as I write this. Once again we're seeing 8GB of RAM rearing its head, this looks to be a commonplace occurrence now, with many of the AAA titles demanding it. If you haven't invested in an extra stick of memory yet, now's as good a time as any.

The GPU requirements for Shadow of Mordor meanwhile are once again sky-high, asking for top-of-the-line graphics cards in the shape of the GeForce GTX 670 and the Radeon HD 7970. Both the CPU and GPU requirements hit the maximum 10/10 on the GD hardware score, with the memory bring up the rear with 9/10. 

If you want Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor looking its finest then it's probably best to get upgrading!

Remember, you can always check out how well your PC can run the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Requirements here, where you can check benchmarking and performance from other users.

Compare your graphics card to the Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor benchmark chart.

What do you make of these absolutely huge Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor requirements?

Shadow of Mordor is also releasing on Xbox 360 and Playstation 3, do you think this may be a case of poor Shadow of Mordor PC optimisation?

Let us know!

 

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Porker
16:51 Sep-19-2014
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Settings at 1080? How bad of CPU bottleneck?

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grbicdragan95
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not to much,depending on the game….overcklock your cpu to reduce the bottleneck when playing games :) tweaked high no aa,depends on optimisation,good luck mate :)

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SirajQ
06:05 Sep-19-2014
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Could I run this on 'High' at 1080p? If not, what would be my range? Thanks

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anmolsajwan
06:26 Sep-19-2014
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Man, If this game has good optimization then medium/high settings at 1080p should be fine with your rig. If you want more fps medium settings, if you want high settings little less[10-15] fps no aa.

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SmithyJ360
09:29 Sep-19-2014
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How well could I run this?

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grbicdragan95
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tweaked ultra no aa,depends on optimisation mate…….:)))

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chaosreunited
01:49 Sep-19-2014
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Hey guys,


Which settings should I play this on and what FPS would I get?


Thanks =D

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grbicdragan95
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tweaked medium no aa around 40+ avg fps….if well optimised….

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thesaskiller
18:36 Sep-18-2014
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well i really dont know guys im having my pc built in 2012 and it cant run it with an hd 7770 , i guess with this new next gen the manufacturers are really trying to sell hardware, because graphics like this i've seen in other games

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your pc is fine for 720p but for 1080p it is not enough….

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TheBo92
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Hi guys. I want to upgrade my RAM. How much would you guys recommend?

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19:14 Sep-17-2014
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12gb to be safe in future…..

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Thank you. Another question: if you had the option would you upgrade to R9 280x?

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grbicdragan95
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no,i will add 2gb more ram to have 8gb…if you want to upgrade gpu upgrade to 290x but it is better to wait for new gpus….

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Man, If i had the option to upgrade to r9 280x from r9 270 then no i would not do so as difference between the two gpu is like 20 to 25% i guess.

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Its 35% but I guess I can probably just save the cash for my next build.

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anmolsajwan
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Man, I was pretty close with my guess[10% more better according to u]. If i were you i would upgrade to a gpu which is 50% better than my gpu and also wait for price drop and also look for best cpu and ram match with that gpu.

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How would I be able to run this game?

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ultra no aa,you dont need aa because you have 1080p monitor,good luck and happy gaming with your nice rig :)

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Hey guys! how high could i get the settings to in theory? :)

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ultra no aa buddy….

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GREAT!! thanks mate!!

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:) np mate :)

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can i run this game ?, what settings ? ..

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Man, Yes i think maybe you can run at low settings at 1080p if this game has good optimization

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add more ram,up to 8gb just to be safe :)

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tweaked medium no aa if well optimised………

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Just pre-ordered this game, omg i hope it will have a good optimization :D

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