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Firaxis Games is developing XCOM: Enemy Unknown, an action strategy game releasing this fall. Long-time X-COM fans will instantly recognize XCOM: Enemy Unknown's gameplay, which has both deep strategic elements and turn-based tactical combat. You are put in control of a secret paramilitary organization known as XCOM, and as commander, defend against a terrifying global invasion of aliens. Success hinges on resource management, technology advancements, and perhaps most importantly securing victories with superior combat tactics.
XCOM: Enemy Unknown System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows Vista
  • Processor: 2 GHz DualCore
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT / ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT or greater
  • DirectX®: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 20 GB HD space
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible
  • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
  • Additional: Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable, DirectX and Microsoft .NET 4.
Official Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 2 GHz Dual Core (Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or Athlon X2 2.7 GHz)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9000 series / ATI Radeon HD 3000 series or greater
  • DirectX®: 9.0
  • Hard Drive: 20 GB HD space
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible
  • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
  • Additional: Initial installation requires one-time internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable, DirectX and Microsoft .NET 4.
PC System Analysis For XCOM: Enemy Unknown Requirements
XCOM: Enemy Unknown needs a Radeon HD 2600 Pro graphics card to play on low settings, with a Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4400+ processor to reach the minimum specs, achieving 30FPS on 1080p monitor res. Your PC needs 2 GB system memory as well for min.
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown System Requirements
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768 MB
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown PC Release Date: 12 Oct 2012

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