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Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward is the first full-blown expansion to Square Enix's MMORPG. Heavensward raises the level cap in Final Fantasy XIV to 60, as well as introducing new Primals, dungeons, high end raids, and jobs. There will also be an as-yet-undisclosed new race to play as, while players will able to build airships to explore Ishgard and beyond. The areas in Heavensward are far larger than those seen in the base game, with the expansion focusing on the Dragonsong War, a thousand-year conflict between Ishgard and Dravania.
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward GPU Analysis
Comparing Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 4.3.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward, aim to have a GPU that has at least 2.048 GB GPU RAM.

Only top performance graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

We are advised that 8 year old graphics cards should be able to run Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward graphics card requirements chart below.