Call of Duty: Vanguard PC system requirements revealed

Fans looking forward to playing the latest Call of Duty installment on the PC can now check if the game can run on their rig or not as the official PC system requirements of Call of Duty: Vanguard has been announced.

Normally taking up hundreds of gigabytes of space, this latest outing looks to be rather small compared to Modern Warfare before it, which should make players breathe a huge sigh of relief due to the amount of space they’ll be saving.

Check out the full system requirements sheet below:

Call of Duty: Vanguard System Requirements

SpecsMinimumRecommendedCompetitiveUltra 4K
OSWindows 10 64-bit (latest update)Windows 10 64-bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-bit (latest update)Windows 10 64-bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-bit (latest update)Windows 10 64-bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-bit (latest update)
CPUIntel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600XIntel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800XIntel Core i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
RAM8 GB12 GB16 GB16 GB
Storage36 GB at launch (Multiplayer and Zombies only)61 GB at launch61 GB at launch61 GB at launch
Hi-Rez Assets CacheUp to 32 GBUp to 32 GBUp to 32 GBUp to 64 GB
Video CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070/RTX 3060 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700XTNVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT
Video Memory2 GB4 GB8 GB10 GB

Overall, the game looks to be forgiving enough to work on older rigs. There’s also an entry called “Hi-Rez Assets Cache” that refers to optional disk space that can be used to stream high-resolution assets and can be turned off in the game’s settings.

All players who pre-purchased the game digitally on can preload the title starting on November 2 at 10 AM PT (November 3 at 1 AM in the Philippines) so they’re ready to play the moment the game goes live.

Call of Duty: Vanguard is set to release on November 5 for the PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PC.

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