Here’s what you need to run XDefiant on PC

Is your PC ready for XDefiant?

XDefiant is coming to PC and consoles on May 21st, and Ubisoft have just revealed the PC hardware that gamers will need to run it. On PC, the game will be available exclusively though Ubisoft’s Connect client, with the game supporting both Windows 10 and Windows 11.

On PC, XDefiant will support both DirectX 11 and DirectX 12 with an unlocked framerate and widescreen display support. Ubisoft has confirmed that the game will support Nvidia’s latency-reducing Reflex technology. Sadly, the company has not confirmed if this free-to-play shooter will support DLSS, FSR, or XeSS. Even so, support for all three is likely.

XDefiant contains factions and classes from across the Ubisoft game universe. This means that factions, classes and abilities can be linked with the Ghost Recon, Splinter Cell, The Division, Far Cry, and Watch Dogs franchises. The game is a team-based multiplayer FPS that has a range of maps and game modes.

Like most free-to-play titles, XDefiant has relatively low system requirements. SSD storage is recommended, but not mandatory. Beyond that, the game will be playable on GPOUs as low-end as Nvidia’s GTX 1050 Ti or Intel’s ARC A380.

Storage-wise, XDefiant will only take up 35GB of storage space. This will be a breath of fresh air for anyone who is sick of 100GB+ games that need frequent updates. XDefiant isn’t Call of Duty, and its storage requirements are very reasonable.

At 4K, XDefiant will run well on a PC with an Nvidia RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT graphics card. These are not overly high hardware requirements for high framerate 4K gameplay. This suggests that XDefiant will be easy to run on PC.

You can join the discussion on XDefiant’s PC system requirements on the OC3D Forums.

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