[Sep 25, 2012, 12:38 pm ET] - Share - Viewing Comments
Ubisoft sends along system requirements and other relevant details about the Windows edition of Far Cry 3
, the upcoming first-person shooter sequel. This includes three sets of specs (minimum, recommended, and hi-performance) as well as details on DRM, which, following recent indications
, does not require a persistent internet connection, just a one-time online activation. Here's word:
Jump into an optimal Far Cry 3 experience with three sets of specs for a vast array of machines:
DirectX9c graphics card with 512MB Video RAM
Dual core CPU
Example minimum 1 (NVidia/Intel)
Intel Core2 Duo E6700
Example minimum 2 (AMD)
AMD Radeon HD2900
AMD Athlon64 X2 6000+
DirectX11 graphics card with 1024MB Video RAM
Quad core CPU
Example recommended 1 (NVidia/Intel)
Intel Core i3-530
Example recommended 2 (AMD)
AMD Radeon HD5770
AMD Phenom II X2 565
Latest DirectX11 graphics card
Latest quad core CPU
Example hi-performance (NVidia/Intel)
Intel Core i7-2600K
Example hi-performance (AMD)
AMD Radeon HD7970
AMD Bulldozer FX4150
A one-time activation of Far Cry 3 for PC is performed via Uplay PC. An internet connection is required for this one-time activation process. Once activated, the game can be played online to enjoy new social features in single player and multiplayer, such as Friends, Party and Chat, or switched to offline mode in the Uplay PC settings menu for a single player experience without broadband connection.
Far Cry 3 is scheduled to release in North America on December 4, 2012 for Windows® PC, the Xbox 360® and the Sony PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system.
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||Re: Far Cry 3 DRM Details, Specs
||Sep 25, 2012, 16:40
Jerykk wrote on Sep 25, 2012, 16:24:
Beamer wrote on Sep 25, 2012, 14:31:
MajorD wrote on Sep 25, 2012, 14:25:
Beamer wrote on Sep 25, 2012, 14:13:
I wish I could remember what GPU I have. 460? 560? It's really never been important...
....not even the day you bought it huh?
Heh, I went for bang for the buck at that point, putting the money into the CPU instead, with the expectation I'd build a new one within 18 months.
Been 26, no real reason to replace it, either.
GPU is more important than CPU in 99% of games. I have no idea why people always spend so much on CPUs and then buy some budget videocard. High-end CPUs are always overpriced. You can usually just buy a midrange CPU and then overclock it to achieve the same performance as the high-end CPUs.
Because I spend more PC time doing modeling and monte carlo simulations than I do playing any game at high resolutions, and therefore a high CPU speed is more in my favor?
Also, I picked up the i5-760 for $199, not like I broke the bank and got some octo-core.