Aaargh me landlubbers, it's time to pour yourself a flagon of that fine grog and settle down for Sea of Thieves minimum system requirements. Rare has revealed the minimum specs over the Sea of Thieves forum. It's worth bearing in mind they're subject to change, but these are the requirements Rare is aiming for with Sea of Thieves.

Sea of Thieves Preliminary Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit 
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-4130T 2.9 GHz or AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz
  • RAM: 4GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: 1GB Video Memory
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 1GB or AMD Radeon HD 7750 1GB
  • DX: DirectX 12
  • HDD: 60GB Available Hard Drive Space

Rare wasn't kidding when it said the intention was to allow Sea of Thieves to run on low-spec PCs. Sea of Thieves promises to be an extremely scalable title. It may mean you miss out on all that snazzy water tech and weather effects seen in the gameplay trailers, but at least you'll be able to play the game in some form.

To that end, the minimum specs are just about as low as low can be for a AAA title. Beginning with the video cards, and all you'll be needing is a DX-11 capable graphics card with 1GB VRAM. Pretty much any graphics card from the past four or five years should be able to run Sea of Thieves in some form, although you may have to drop to 720p screen resolution.

Likewise, the CPUs are also low-end. You'll just be needing a dual-core i3 clocked at 2.9GHz or equivalent. Just about any modern processor won't run into any problems running Sea of Thieves.

As it's a first-party title, that, of course, means Sea of Thieves is exclusive to the Windows Store and, consequently, only available on Windows 10. 

As ever, remember you can always check out how well your PC can run the Sea of Thieves System Requirements here, where you can check benchmarking and performance from other users. Compare your graphics card to the Sea of Thieves GPU benchmark chart and we also have a Sea of Thieves Frame Per Second system performance chart for you to check.