Following closely in the pyrotechnic dust trail left behind in the wake of Fury Road, Avalanche is preparing to launch Mad Max in just a few weeks. It's not an official tie-in with the movie, so there's no character crossovers or anything of the sort, but it is Mad Max. So expect plenty of carnage in the wasteland, with vehicular based combat and brutal melee fisticuffs,

Mad Max is set within a post-apocalyptic open-world, with scarce ammo and even scarcer fuel. The remnants of humanity are forced to fight over the remaining resources, but luckily Mad Max himself is equipped with his Magnum Opus. It's a fully upgradeable vehicle that can be armed to the teeth, ready to run and gun down the marauding factions. 

Mad Max Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows Vista 64-bit 
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-650 3.2 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: 2GB Video Memory
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB or AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB
  • HDD: 32GB Free Hard Drive Space
  • DX: DirectX 11
  • Audio: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card

Mad Max Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7-3770 3.4 GHz or AMD FX-8350 4.0 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: 3GB Video Memory
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon HD 7970

Despite the fact Mad Max is running on Avalanche's own in-house Avalanche Engine, these system requirements are almost identical to another title published by Warner Bros - Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. There's a few minor bumps to the graphics cards required, but the processor, memory and even hard drive demands remain much the same. 

Avalanche reckon you're going to need 2GB VRAM as a minimum, so it's a bit of a guzzler, and 3GB for recommended. If it's anything like Shadow of Mordor, it open world will push the capabilities of your video card memory to the max, particularly if you're thinking about Ultra settings.

The minimum requirements for Mad Max aren't particularly eye-opening, but you will need a 64-bit system and at least 6GB RAM, so 4GB won't cut it, much like last year's Advanced Warfare. It may be the case that 4GB will suffice, but it could really negatively impact performance. 

Remember, you can always check out how well your PC can run the Mad Max System Requirements here, where you can check benchmarking and performance from other users. Compare your graphics card to the Mad Max benchmark chart.

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