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Overwatch - What you will need to know

Requirements check for Overwatch - 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 Overwatch. 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 Overwatch 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 Overwatch ?


Overwatch - System requirements - Game cover
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Overwatch is a video game developed by Blizzard Entertainment, published by Blizzard Entertainment, released on 24 - 05 - 2016 It falls under the following genre categories : Action FPS


Can I run Overwatch ?


If you were wondering "Can I run Overwatch 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 Overwatch

In order to be able to run Overwatch at a minimum standard for the game, you will need a CPU ranked better than Intel® Core™ i3 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8650, more than 4 GB RAM, a GPU that is better ranked than NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460, ATI Radeon™ HD 4850, or Intel® HD Graphics 4400 , while the PC system is running on Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit (latest Service Pack) .

If you really want to enjoy Overwatch at a higher level of gameplay smoothness, your system must run at with a CPU at least as good as Intel® Core™ i5 or AMD Phenom™ II X3 or better, more than 6 GB RAM, a GPU that performs better than NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 660 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7950 or better , while the PC system is running on Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit (latest Service Pack), .

Check game system requirements for Overwatch


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 Overwatch.

Overwatch Minimum system specs

Firstly, these are the minimum set of gaming requirements for your PC that you need so you can run Overwatch. 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 Overwatch

Necessary PC requirements

CPU Intel® Core™ i3 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8650
RAM 4 GB RAM
GPU NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460, ATI Radeon™ HD 4850, or Intel® HD Graphics 4400
DX -
Operating system Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
Storage 30 GB available hard drive space

Optional requirements

Sound -
Optical Disk Drive -
Network connection Broadband internet connection
Screen resolution 1024 x 768 minimum display resolution


Recommended PC specs for Overwatch

The following requirements are what we recommend you need for your PC in order to play Overwatch 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 1024 x 768 minimum display resolution


Overwatch Information Card

Developer
Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher
Blizzard Entertainment
Genres
Action FPS
Release Date:
24 - 05 - 2016