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X4: FOUNDATIONS, the long awaited sequel in the successful X series, brings our most sophisticated universe SIMULATION ever. Fly every ship, EXPLORE space or manage an empire; TRADE, FIGHT, BUILD and THINK carefully, while you embark on an epic journey.
X4: Foundations System Requirements
Official Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel i5-4590 2.7GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 780/970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: These estimates may change until final release.
Official Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-6700K or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1070 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
  • Storage: 12 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: These estimates may change until final release.
PC System Analysis For X4: Foundations Requirements
X4: Foundations is a demanding game requiring a modern gaming PC in order to operate smoothly. An intel 4th gen i5 CPU and 8GB of system memory should suffice coupled with the popular Nvidia GTX 970 or an AMD equivalent RX 480. For those seeking the optimal experience in this game however a high end GTX 1070 class GPU and an intel i7 or Ryzen 6-core CPU should be prefered.
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42 FPS
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Minimum Requirements
4 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 6
8 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 8
Win 7 64
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12 GB
Recommended Requirements
8 GB
GD VRAM hardware score: 9
16 GB
GD RAM hardware score: 10
Win 10 64
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12 GB
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X4: Foundations PC Release date: 30 Nov 2018

Alternative Game Tags: x4foundations, sandbox, space, X3 rebirth sequel, 4x space sim foundations
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