Homefront: The Revolution System Requirements Manage To Keep The Peace

Written by Jon Sutton on Fri, Mar 4, 2016 1:32 PM
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Development troubles don't get more topsy turvy than the fate that has befallen Homefront: The Revolution, but by hook or by crook it's making its way to us courtesy of new studio Dambusters and the deep pockets of Deep Silver for publishing duties. Now I know you've probably just had terrible flashbacks of the original Homefront but don't worry, the sequel has nothing to with the now-defunct Kaos Studios and THQ. This is starting afresh.

I had a play of this back at EGX last year, and it draws more than a little inspiration from a certain Half-Life 2. There's a proper PC FPS feel to proceedings, and it's all been built in the powerful CryEngine. There's a huge open-world Philadelphia to render, along with intense guerilla battling, so make sure your rig is up to scratch with the official Homefront 2 system requirements. 

Homefront: The Revolution Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4570T 2.9 GHz or AMD FX-6100 3.3 GHz
  • RAM: 6 GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: 1 GB Video Memory
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti or Radeon R7 260X
  • HDD: 38GB Available Space
  • DX: DirectX 11

Homefront: The Revolution Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K 3.3 GHz or AMD FX-8320 3.5 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: 2 GB Video Memory
  • GPU: GeForce GTX 760 or Radeon HD  7870

Considering Homefront: The Revolution is a full-blown AAA game, it's a nice surprise to see such a reasonable set of system requirements. If there's a downside it's that there's not much wiggle room between the minimum and recommended specs, but that's more than made up for by the GeForce GTX 760 and the Radeon HD 7870 being good enough to hit higher graphics settings. 

Some recent releases have trained us to expect sky-high VRAM demands and escalating RAM usage, but Homefront: The Revolution only needs a minimum of 1GB GDDR5, or 2GB for recommended, which should cover just about anyone with a modern gaming rig these days. 

As has become the norm Homefront 2 has a pretty massive installation size, but no surprises there. One stumbling block for some could be the 6GB RAM minimum. I know plenty are still getting by on 4GB, but it's looking increasingly as if 8 GB is the standard accepted minimum for a gaming setup these days. 

There's very little to tell between the two sets of processors but considering everything else I don't think it's likely the FX-6100 or i5-4570T is going to bottleneck your performance in any considerable way.

Other than that it's plain sailing, and unlike plenty of recent of games Homefront: The Revolution won't demand you install Windows 10 or get onto the Windows Store. 

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

What do you make of these system requirements for Homefront 2? Are you ready to run it? Let us know!

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16:11 Mar-05-2016

is this game using DRM? any update on this?

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16:15 Mar-05-2016

it will have some DRM. Deep Silver's been fairly good about DRM, so it'll probably just be steam. it COULD see a GOG release, but the most recent Deep Silver game on GOG is Metro Redux (both 2033 and Last Light), so it's possible, though likely this will have steam for DRM only.

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10:36 Mar-05-2016

First mew release I've seen where my system is the recommended requirements

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10:27 Mar-05-2016

This is my opinion : when devs release an official system req,they should provide a gameplay footage with those parts of PC. Would be pretty cool. (:())

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22:31 Mar-04-2016

WoW We Don`t See This EvreyDay :D

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18:28 Mar-04-2016

I thought games with requirements like these would now be a myth. O.o


Well done Deep Silver! :D

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17:17 Mar-04-2016

medium-high, this pleases me :3

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16:23 Mar-04-2016

Can I run this? (With FPS)

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16:35 Mar-04-2016

I would think so. Maybe medium-high settings for a decent framerate!

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14:42 Mar-04-2016

I am really looking forward to this game.But when i check youtube for early access gameplay basically everyone is complaining that the game look kinda worse.Ofcourse its early access but beta these days are actually full game.For example rainbow six.What do u guys think?is it good or bad?

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16:48 Mar-04-2016

worse than what?

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14:26 Mar-04-2016

fingers crossed have very high hopes from this game

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lets hope Its optimized well

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noice

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13:57 Mar-04-2016

Very reasonable indeed - my rig should slightly surpass those recommended requirements so I'm very happy there. First thing I noticed though was the small difference between minimum and recommended - though at least this means the popular GTX 750Ti, even the 1.5GB variants, should play this quite well.

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13:55 Mar-04-2016

Very reasonable system requirements. The first game was kinda crappy but if The Revolution has a Half Life 2 vibe then it might actually turn out to be good!

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13:54 Mar-04-2016

I'm hoping this game is actually good because i liked the original Homefront.

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You and me both!

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