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Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - full specifications. Can I run it? Can I have a smooth game experience with my current PC gaming setup? we'll cover that in the following paragraphs.


We got you covered - after you've read the system requirements below, you will know if your gaming PC will be able to run or not the game.


What we will cover in our guide


So, you're interested in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition. On this page we will we covering all the information we have on it - from gaming minimum requirements to recommended requirements for a smooth gaming experience, videos and comments for the game.

Will Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition run on an Intel or AMD CPU? Do I need an NVIDIA GTX gpu to run it or a Radeon? Is the game Ryzen compatible?

What is Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition ?


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Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition is a video game developed by published by Microsoft Studios, released on 15 - 10 - 2020 It falls under the following genre categories : Strategy RTS


Can I run Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition on my PC?", we will help you to get the answer.

Further on, we will explain what are the minimum and recommended PC gaming system requirements ( otherwise known as sys req ) for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

In order to be able to run Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Intel i3-2105 @ 3.1GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 973 with an average CPU Passmark score of 3735 or better, more than 8 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than GeForce GT 430, Radeon HD 5570, or Intel HD 4400 with an average Passmark G3D Mark of 570 or better, 2 GB VRAM , while the PC system is running on Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher, 64-bit s .

If you really want to enjoy Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Intel i5-3300 @ 3.0GHz or AMD FX-8350 or equivalent with an average CPU Passmark score of 4100 or better, more than 16 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than GeForce GTX 980 or Radeon R9 Fury or equivalent with an average Passmark G3D Mark of 9500 or better, 4 GB VRAM , while the PC system is running on Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher, 64-bit, .

Check game system requirements for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition


In order to have a clearer view of what the game need in order to run, we created 2 simple lists which you can consult quickly to see if your PC gaming setup is good enough for the Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition.

Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition. Some of them are necessary for the game to run but a part of them are not that important. If you meet the necessary ones, those will do. You can see which are which in the table below. Just remember these are the minimum specs to run Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Intel i3-2105 @ 3.1GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 973 with an average CPU Passmark score of 3735 or better
RAM 8 GB RAM
GPU GeForce GT 430, Radeon HD 5570, or Intel HD 4400 with an average Passmark G3D Mark of 570 or better, 2 GB VRAM
DX Version 11
Operating system Windows 10 version 18362.0 or higher, 64-bit s
Storage 42 GB available space

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Broadband Internet connection
Screen resolution -


Recommended PC specs for Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition the best frame rate. Again, some of them are necessary for the game but a part of them are not that important. You can see which are which in the table below:

Necessary requirements


Optional

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Broadband Internet connection
Screen resolution -


Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition Information Card

Developer
Publisher
Microsoft Studios
Genres
Strategy RTS
Release Date:
15 - 10 - 2020