Sea of Thieves is usually bandied about as an unique to Xbox One, nevertheless it’s solely a console unique; the seafaring pirate recreation can be coming to PC. Following earlier technical exams, official system necessities and advisable specs have been shared, and so they really run the gamut.
Microsoft and developer Uncommon have shared a variety of doable specs for working Sea of Thieves on PC. What it describes because the minimal necessities contain working the sport at 720p and 30 FPS. Doing so requires an Intel Q9450 or AMD Phenom II X6 and four GB of RAM. It additionally divides up the advised video playing cards into “GPU” and “fashionable GPU” classes; the previous requires a 1 GB GTX 650 or AMD Radeon 7750, whereas the “fashionable” playing cards begin with a GTX 1030 or R7 450. Unusually, we additionally get a tough drive pace suggestion too; you will want 60 GB free on a 5,400 RPM drive.
From there, the specs scale as much as the advisable degree of 1080p and 60 FPS, which requires an i5 4960 or FX 8150, eight GB of RAM, and a GTX 1060 or RX 470 (for contemporary GPUs), and a 7,200 RPM onerous drive. The best finish offers the mandatory specs to run the sport at 4K and 60 FPS: an i7 4790 or Ryzen 5 1600, 16 GB of RAM, a GTX 1080 TI or RX Vega 64, and an SSD.
There are additionally necessities outlined for a barely…lesser expertise. Uncommon beforehand promised Sea of Thieves support for 540p with a 15 FPS lock. On this record of specs, we see the mandatory to run the sport at 540p and 30 FPS with the minimal graphics setting, which is dubbed “Cursed.” For this, you will want an Intel Iris Professional Graphics 6200 or Iris 540, four GB of RAM, and built-in graphics. And, like all different specs, 60 GB of onerous drive house and DirectX 11 assist are nonetheless required.
Sea of Thieves launches on March 20 on PC and Xbox One. For these with Xbox Game Pass, Sea of Thieves will be available as a part of the subscription program on day one. That will get you entry to not simply the Xbox One model, however the PC model as nicely. Particular Sea of Thieves-themed Xbox One accessories may also launch alongside the sport.