Here's what you need to run Warcraft III's Reforged PC version

The game will be playable on macOS and Windows

Here's what you need to run Warcraft III's Reforged PC version

Here's what you need to run Warcraft III's Reforged PC version

Warcraft III: Reforged will release later today on Blizzard's Battle.net client, recreating the classic RTS game with updated visuals, support for modern OS' and full multiplayer compatibility with the original.  

Being built on the same engine as the original Warcraft III, it is understandable that the game ships with extremely low hardware requirements. The largest changes to the game are the addition of high polygon models (a huge upgrade over the original), new cutscenes and other boosted graphical options. This means that the game should be exceptionally easy to run on modern gaming PCs, especially on the CPU side.  

Now, this has been confirmed, as Blizzard has now released Warcraft III: Reforged PC system requirements, revealing that the game will require a 64-bit OS and that the game will support both Windows and macOS. The game will also require a minimum screen resolution of 800x600. 

On the CPU-side, this game will require an Intel i3-530 or AMD Phenom II X4 910 processor or better, with Blizzard recommending Intel's Core i5-6400 and AMD's Ryzen 7 1700X processors or better. The game will also take up 30GB of storage space on PC. 

GPU-wise, the game will require an Nvidia GTS 450 or a Radeon HD 5750 to run, both of which are incredibly low-end by today's standards. Modern integrated graphics solutions from AMD should be able to run Warcraft III with ease, as the Radeon HD 5750 is over ten years old at the time of writing. 

AMD's Radeon Software is now ready for Warcraft III: Reforged and Journey to the Savage Planet  

Below are Warcraft III: Reforged's PC system requirements. 

Windows Minimum Requirements

Operating System:  Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit (latest version)
Processor:  Intel® Core® i3-530 or AMD™ Athlon™ Phenom™ II X4 910 or better
Video:  NVIDIA® GeForce® GTS 450 or AMD Radeon™ HD 5750 or better
Memory:  4 GB RAM
Storage:  30 GB HD space
Internet:  Broadband Internet connection
Input:  Keyboard and mouse
Resolution:  800 x 600 minimum display resolution

Windows Recommended Requirements

Operating System:  Windows® 10 64-bit (latest version)
Processor:  Intel® Core™ i5-6400 or AMD Ryzen™ 7 1700X or better
Video: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960 or AMD Radeon™ R9 280X or better
Memory: 8 GB RAM
Storage: 30 GB HD space
Internet: Broadband Internet connection
Input: Keyboard and mouse
Resolution: 800 x 600 minimum display resolution

Unlock Time 

Warcraft III: Reforged will release on PC today (January 28th) at 3 PM PT, 6 PM ET and 11 PM GMT. 

You can join the discussion on Warcraft III: Reforged's PC system requirements and release time on the OC3D Forums

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