Star Citizen System Requirements

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Star Citizen is an in-development multiplayer, space trading, and combat simulation game. The game is being developed and published by Cloud Imperium Games for PC. It is a PC game and thus you might want to make sure your PC can handle the space-faring game, here we’ve got all of the Star Citizen System Requirements.

Minimum System Requirements

Star Citizen requires a 64-bit processor and operating system.

OSWindows 8.1 / Windows 10 (Latest Service Pack)
CPUQuad Core CPU – Intel: Sandy Bridge or later, AMD: Bulldozer or later
GPUDirectX 11.1 compatible Graphics Card with 3 GB VRam
Memory16 GB
Storage83 GB

Star Citizen is not available for macOS or Linux.

As of patch 3.11, Star Citizen requires a computer able to run AVX instructions, which is noted above under the CPU requirements.

As of patch 3.17, Star Citizen requires DirectX 11.1 compatible graphics cards to run.

For the best gaming experience when exploring the ‘verse, we advise players have systems that meet or exceed the below specifications:

OSWindows 10 (Latest Service Pack)
CPUQuad Core CPU – Intel: Sandy Bridge or later, AMD: Bulldozer or later
GPUDirectX 11.1 compatible Graphics Card with 4+ GB VRam
Memory16+ GB DDR4
Storage83+ GB SSD

Star Citizen FAQs

Is Star Citizen on Steam?

No, Star Citizen is not currently on the Steam store. It remains unlikely that the game will be launched on Steam, as it is already available for purchase and download through their website.

When does Star Citizen come out?

There is no release date for Star Citizen available right now, as the game is still in its Alpha stages. The game has been slowly seeing progress but has been in the works for nearly a decade now, and is in no rush to be released.

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