Hearts of Iron III
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The next Grand Strategy title to be released from the Paradox Interactive development team is the third instalment in the critically acclaimed Hearts of Iron series.
The Hearts of Iron series has become renowned for being the biggest, most detailed and complete strategic game series on World War 2 ever made.
Hearts of Iron 3 will follow that tradition closely while focusing on satisfying veteran players through a multitude of brand new features and systems, including a huge map with more than 10,000 provinces.
Hearts of Iron III System Requirements
7 Jun 2012 - Specs reviewed

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Win Xp 32
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.4GHz / AMD Sempron 3500+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X800 XT or NVIDIA GeForce 6800 GT
  • System Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Storage: 2 GB Hard drive space
  • DirectX 9 Compatible Graphics Card
 

Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Win Vista 32
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 1.86GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon X1900 Series or NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
  • System Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 2 GB Hard drive space
PC System Analysis For Hearts of Iron III Requirements
You need a Core 2 Duo E6300 1.86GHz or Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+ processor coupled with a GeForce 8800 GT to run Hearts of Iron III system requirements at recommended. You can expect to get around 60FPS at 1080p screen res on high graphics settings with this hardware. System memory for min is 1 GB. Your graphics card will need to be capable of running DirectX 9. In short you need a 14 year old PC for best Hearts of Iron III performance.
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Hearts of Iron III PC Release Date:

7 Aug 2009

Alternative Game Tags: hearts of iron 3, hoi3, heart of iron 3, hearts of iron3, hearts of ironIII, iron cross 3, cross of iron 3
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The latest system requirements News for Hearts of Iron III
Hearts of Iron III Patch 1.2 now out.
Sep-05-2009 [pc]
  The link to the large and fairly comprehensive patch, and the lengthy changelog is HERE.   Although my last savedgame worked with the new patch, it is recommended to start a new game to e...
Hearts of Iron Patch 1.2 Next week!
Aug-31-2009 [pc]
  The next PATCH in the Hearts of Iron III series (Ver1.2) will be out next week.   Despite much wailing and gnashing of teeth on the forums I've found the game excellent SO FAR. ...
Hearts of Iron III pre order promotion announced
Jul-24-2009 [pc]
Paradox Interactive today announced the launch of four pre-order promotions for the upcoming WWII strategy title Hearts of Iron 3. Gamers who pre-order the game will receive an exclusive offer from ea...
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The first time I have laughed till the adrenalin ran down my leg upon hearing that a launch was being delayed:  http://forum.paradoxplaza.com/forum/showthread.php?t=414568

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