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Ultima Online (UO) is a graphical massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), released on 24 September 1997 by Origin Systems. It was instrumental to the development of the genre, and is still running today. The game is played online, in a fantasy setting similar to that of the other Ultima games that preceded it.
The success of Ultima Online opened the door for the creation of many new massively multiplayer games. Ultima Online is a fantasy role-playing game set in the Ultima universe. It is online-only and played by thousands of simultaneous users (who pay a monthly fee) on various game servers, also known as shards. It is known for its extensive player versus player combat system. To maintain order in the online community, there are Game Masters who resolve player disputes, police the shard for terms of service violations, and correct glitches in the game.
Ultima Online was "The first MMORPG to reach the 100,000 subscriber base, far exceeding any game before it"
Ultima Online GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Ultima Online GPU Analysis
Comparing Ultima Online PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Ultima Online is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 9 or OpenGL 1.5.

Ultima Online makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Ultima Online, aim to have a GPU that has at least 128 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Ultima Online

We are advised that 17 year old graphics cards should be able to run Ultima Online , 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 Ultima Online graphics card requirements chart below.