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Arma 3 system requirements revealed

Arma 3 is coming! In between all ofthe new Arma 3 info and shiny, shiny screenshots, Bohemia also released the system requirements for the game. Be warned, they’re pretty high. It looks like some of us are going to have to upgrade if we’re going to run the military sim when it’s released in summer 2012.

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ATiElite2587d ago

Core i5 or Phenom X4....Whoa! I'm speechless. This game is gonna be brutal.

time to seriously upgrade those 8800GTX as that's not gonna cut it NO MORE!

I'm almost wanna say screw BF3 (I said almost) Give me Arma 3 NOW! Next Sunday while I'm playing Arma II with my friends I'll be dreaming about Arma 3 for sure.

Substance1012587d ago

PC industry really has moved ahead this year with games like:

Shogun 2
Witcher 2
Arma 3
BF3

captain-obvious2587d ago

so my i5 is now min standard ? :\
maaaaaaaaaaaaan F this

BlackKnight2587d ago

@captain-obvious

Well it will be minimum in Summer 2012. That is when Arma 3 is scheduled to come out. Also, there is quite a range of i5 cpus, I assume they mean the slowest of the i5.

Solid_Snake-2586d ago

gotta love arma 2. pc gaming is as healthy as it has ever been. we really have had a good year.

ATiElite2586d ago

2011 isn't even half way over and I'm enjoying all the great PC titles and we still have Red Orchestra 2, BF3, Star Wars, Tera and several other titles waiting to come out but.....

2012 is shaping up to be a monster

Arma 3 Diablo 3 Guild Wars 2 STALKER 2 and maybe the Mack Daddy of them all Half Life 2 Ep 3

arjman2586d ago

You sure this isn't predicted recommended specs?

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Huarle2587d ago

Those are "ESTIMATED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS" as stated by the fact sheet and not set in stone. They still can change (and probably will) till release (which is more than a year away)

yamzilla2587d ago (Edited 2587d ago )

it better look freaking better than bf3....the last arma looked mediocre at best, honestly just a bit above call of duty 6 on pc , yes, i owned it, yes my pc had it completely maxed in 1920x1080p(it ran at only 50 fps which pissed me off....i like 60..)

BlackKnight2587d ago (Edited 2587d ago )

The thing with Arma is there are no invisible walls, no areas where you are not allowed to go, it is open would but still keeps the detail unbelievably high.

The downside to Arma is character voice over and lip synching/lip animation, just terrible! Lol but the best simulator around.

kevnb2586d ago

nothing is on the scale of arma 2 though, the scale made it demanding.

JsonHenry2586d ago

Yep, I gotta agree with this comment. They just didn't look "natural" enough to match the realistic graphics.

Revvin2587d ago

Its about time developers took PC gaming forward with better support for multi core processors. I'll be buying this game for sure but as FasterThanFTL says I hope they work on the animation as it is really poor, also the voice acting. I think about the very first mission and shudder where you sit in the helicopter and have that ridiculous conversation with a squad member whose voice is really disjointed with poor character acting and zero lip syncing. I know its a military sim but just do that and give me a briefing page then straight into the mission and ditch the cutscenes if you're not going to bother putting any work into them.

kevnb2586d ago

you can tell the recession is over.

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