Call of Duty: Vanguard PC requirements confirmed

Activision has shared a new trailer for the PC version of Call of Duty: Vanguard alongside the official system requirements.

To get the game to run, players need a PC with at least an Intel Core i3-4340/AMD FX-6300 processor, 8 GB of RAM, a GTX 960/RX 470 graphics card, and 36 GB of hard drive space for multiplayer and Zombies only. While the recommended requirements include an i5-2500K/Ryzen 5 1600X processor, a GTX 1060/RX 580 graphics card, 12 GB of RAM, and 61 GB of hard drive space.

The publisher notes that players looking to use the high-resolution assets will require an additional 32 GB of hard drive space at a minimum and up to 64 GB at the high end for the Hi-Rez Assets Cache.

Take a look at the full system specifications for Vanguard below:

Operating System

  • Minimum: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)
  • Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-bit (latest update)


  • Minimum: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300
  • Recommended: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
  • Competitive: Intel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
  • Ultra 4K: Intel Core i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X


  • Minimum: 8 GB
  • Recommended: 12 GB
  • Competitive/Ultra 4K: 16 GB

Storage Space

  • Minimum: 36 GB at launch (Multiplayer and Zombies only)
  • Recommended/Competitive/Ultra 4K: 61 GB at launch

Hi-Rez Assets Cache

  • Minimum/Recommended/Competitive: Up to 32 GB
  • Ultra 4K: Up to 64 GB
  • Hi-Rez Assets Cache is optional disk space that can be used to stream high resolution assets. That option can be turned off in the game’s settings.

Video Card

  • Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470
  • Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580
  • Competitive: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070/RTX 3060 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT
  • Ultra 4K: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

Video Memory

  • Minimum: 2 GB
  • Recommended: 4 GB
  • Competitive: 8 GB
  • Ultra 4K: 10 GB

Call of Duty: Vanguard launches November 5th for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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