Tomb Raider PC Features and System Requirements Announced

The PC version of Tomb Raider has been developed in tandem between Crystal Dynamics and Nixxes
Crystal Dynamics today announced the minimum and recommended PC specs for Tomb Raider, which is due to be launched on March 5th, 2013.

The minimum specs are:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista,7,8 (32bit/64bit)

  • DirectX 9 graphics card with 512Mb Video RAM: AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT, nVidia 8600

  • Dual core CPU: AMD Athlon64 X2 2.1 Ghz (4050+), Intel Core2 Duo 1.86 Ghz (E6300)

  • 1GB Memory (2GB on Vista)

The recommended specs are:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8

  • DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM: AMD Radeon HD 4870, nVidia GTX 480

  • Quad core CPU: AMD Phenom II X2 565, Intel Core i5-750

  • 4GB Memory

The PC version offers full integration with Steamworks to offer cloud storage for saves, multiplayer matchmaking, achievements, as well as automatic updates and new content. It also has support for Steam Big Picture Mode, detailed Tessellation to enhance the detail on many surfaces in the game, improved cloth, SSAO, quality wetness effects, and post-filter effects.