Far Cry 3 minimum specs revealed and DRM details revealed

What are the Far Cry 3 system requirements? Ubisoft has set the minimum and recommended set up: can you run it?

Ubisoft have announced the specs for Far Cry 3. All the specs. They’ve done a Goldilocks and announced the minimum specs, the maximum specs, and the just right specs. Though more importantly for the hot topic, they’ve also announced the DRM they’re using for the game.

Here be those three bears:

Minimum Specs
DirectX9c graphics card with 512MB Video RAM
Dual core CPU
4GB Memory

Example minimum 1 (NVidia/Intel)
NVidia GTX8800
Intel Core2 Duo E6700

Example minimum 2 (AMD)
AMD Radeon HD2900
AMD Athlon64 X2 6000+

Recommended Specs
DirectX11 graphics card with 1024MB Video RAM
Quad core CPU
4GB Memory

Example recommended 1 (NVidia/Intel)
NVidia GTX480
Intel Core i3-530
Example recommended 2 (AMD)
AMD Radeon HD5770
AMD Phenom II X2 565

Hi-Performance Specs
Latest DirectX11 graphics card
Latest quad core CPU
8GB Memory

Example hi-performance (NVidia/Intel)
NVidia GTX680
Intel Core i7-2600K

Example hi-performance (AMD)
AMD Radeon HD7970
AMD Bulldozer FX4150

Now that all important DRM. As talked about in Tim’s interview with Ubisoft’s Stephanie Perotti, they using a one-time activation approach with Far Cry 3.

Can your PC run it? Check the Far Cry 3 system requirements over at PCGameBenchmark.