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Prey system requirements revealed

Prey shattered glass

Bethesda have released Prey’s system requirements ahead of its May 4 launch. Prepare your eyes by sticking a massive needle into them.

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As well as revealing what kind of rig you’ll need to run the thing, Bethesda have lifted the lid on what extra graphics options us PC players will get access to.

You’ll be able to toggle the detail on objects, you can tweak the shadows and textures, you’ll be able to mess about with anisotropic filtering, anti-aliasing, toggle the FoV, and even mess with screen space directional occlusion and reflection.

Here are the Prey System requirements


  • CPU: Intel i5-2400, AMD FX-8320
  • GPU: GTX 660 2GB, AMD Radeon 7850 2GB
  • Memory: 8GB


  • CPU: Intel i7-2600K, AMD FX-8350
  • GPU: GTX 970 4GB, AMD R9 290 4GB
  • Memory: 16GB

Weirdly, there’s no word on how big it’ll be on PC. The system requirements post details download sizes for console, but not for PC.

Usually system requirements list operating systems, too, but, again, no word. Same goes for DirectX.

Check over on PCGameBenchmark to answer the question Can I run Prey?