Here's what you need to run Hitman 3 on PC

Hitman's fully embracing DirectX 12

Here's what you need to run Hitman 3 on PC

Here's what you need to run Hitman 3 on PC

IO Interactive have released the PC system requirements of Hitman 3's upcoming PC version, revealing that the game will exclusively support Windows 10 through the DirectX 12 API. 

Most PC gamers will be glad to know that Hitman 3 will launch with the same minimum and recoemnded system requirements as Hitman 2, with the only major change being the game's move to the DirectX 12 API and the game's 80GB storage requirements, which make the game 20GB larger than Hitman 2. 

With the move to DirectX 12, we are hopeful that IO Interactive will be able to make Hitman 3 a lot less CPU-bound than its predecessor. It is also possible that through DirectX 12 the game will support ray tracing through the use of Microsoft's DirectX 12 Ultimate feature set. With Hitman 3 supporting next-generation consoles like the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, ray tracing support is a distinct possiblity within Hitman 3, though at ths time it is unknown if the game will support the graphical feature.

With these system requirements, IO Interactive has confirmed that anyone who could play Hitman 2 on PC should be able to play Hitman 3 without any major issues. This is great news for existing Hitman fans, and the game's otherwise low minimum requirements is also great news for newcomers to the franchise.  

Here's what you need to run Hitman 3 on PC  
Below are Hitman 3's full PC system requirements. 

Minimum System Requirements

Windows OS: Windows 10
CPU: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Phenom II X4 940
Memory: 8GB
Storage: 80GB
DirectX: 12
GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 660 or Radeon HD 7870

Recommended System Specifications

Windows OS: Windows 10
CPU: Intel Core i7 4790 @ 4GHz
Memory: 16GB
Storage: 80GB
DirectX: 12
GPU: Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070 or AMD RX Vega 56 8GB

Hitman 3 will release in January 2021 on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Stadia, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. On PC, Hitman 3 will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store for 12 months. 

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