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Doom system requirements – what you’ll need to play the beta

Doom system requirements

As talky a talking point as framerates are, I imagine most of us will accept an iffy FPS from time to time in the name of playing a game we care about. Perhaps not for Doom, however: id have made clear that their reboot is all about speed, flow and split-second flicks of the mouse. Here’s what you’ll need to play it that way in the closed beta.

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Minimum Spec (720p)

  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • Intel Core i5-2400 or better / AMD FX-8320 or better
  • 8 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 (2GB) or better / AMD Radeon HD 7870 (2GB) or better
  • Up to 22GB HDD space
  • Steam account
  • Broadband internet connection

*Please note that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti, and mobile GPUs are not supported for the DOOM Beta. Please check back later for minimum or recommended system specs for the final game

Recommended Spec (1080p)

  • Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions only)
  • Intel Core i7-3770 or better / AMD FX-8350 or better
  • 8GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 (4GB) or better / AMD Radeon R9 290 (4GB) or better
  • Up to 22GB HDD space
  • Steam account
  • Broadband internet connection

Id protest that these specs don’t reflect those of the final game, and I’m sure they’ll change – but they’re probably a better guide than the requirements of, say, a game that isn’t Doom.

The multiplayer beta will incorporate two maps (Heatwave and Infernal), two modes (Team Deathmatch and Warpath), and a bunch of weapons, armour sets, taunts and hack modules. It’ll run from Thursday March 31 til Sunday April 3.

And how do you get in it? Doom access is no longer something passed around after school, ho no. I’m afraid you need to have pre-ordered Wolfenstein: The New Order nearly two years ago. If you’re lucky or organised enough to have done that, you can redeem your beta code on the Wolfenstein site.

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