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Star Wars: Squadrons is a dogfighting game being developed by EA Motive. It aims to capture the feeling of truly piloting a starship, engaging in vicious squad battles and managing different systems. Players can even enjoy the game in VR, if they'd got the hardware for it. There's an extensive list of different starships, as well as a wide variety of maps for players to fight in.

Ahead of the game's release, the different PC requirements have been detailed. We've gathered everything you need to know about getting your rig prepped right here. Star Wars: Squadrons is currently scheduled to release on October 2, 2020 and supports cross-play across all platforms.

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Star Wars: Squadrons places players in Vanguard Squadron or Titan Squadron with vicious dogfights and a variety of different starships. It's even got full cross-play, so you can play with your friends no matter where you buy it.

List of Star Wars: Squadrons PC requirements

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If you're not looking to play in VR, the requirements won't be quite as stringent. Here's the minimum and recommended specs for just playing on your PC.

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Star Wars: Squadrons minimum requirements

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): Ryzen 3 1300X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i5 6600k
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): Radeon HD 7850 or Equivalent
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): GeForce GTX 660 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11.1
  • Hard Drive Space: 40GB

Star Wars: Squadrons recommended requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor (AMD): Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i7-7700
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): Radeon RX 480 or Equivalent
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): GeForce GTX 1060 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11.1
  • Hard Drive Space: 40GB

List of Star Wars: Squadrons VR requirements

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The hardware you'll need for running this game in VR is a bit beefier than what you'd need to play it normally. In fact, the recommended requirements for playing without VR are the minimum requirements for playing in VR!

Star Wars: Squadrons minimum VR requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor (AMD): Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i7-7700
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): Radeon RX 480 or Equivalent
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): GeForce GTX 1060 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11.1
  • Hard Drive Space: 40GB

Star Wars: Squadrons recommended VR requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor (AMD): Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Intel i7-7700
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Graphics Card (AMD): Radeon RX 570 or Equivalent
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): GeForce GTX 1070 or Equivalent
  • DirectX: 11.1
  • Hard Drive Space: 40GB

List of Star Wars: Squadrons internet requirements

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There's no recommended internet connection speed for the game. With that said, you will need at least a 512kbs or faster connection in order to play the online multiplayer.

Will my PC run Star Wars: Squadrons?

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Now that you've seen what it takes to power Star Wars: Squadrons, you might be thinking — can I run it? Fortunately, it's quite easy to check with the DirectX Diagnostic Tool, which allows you to quickly check what you've got installed. Running this integrated Windows tool makes checking your tech easy, providing an immediate point of reference. Here's how to pull your PC specifications through the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.

  1. Press the Windows key on your PC.
  2. Type dxdiag.
  3. Click dxdiag from the list of results. Windows will present your PC specifications.
  4. Navigate to the System tab for details on your CPU, RAM, and Windows version.
  5. Navigate to Display tab for details on your GPU and VRAM.

These tabs will detail the exact specifications for your computer which can be referenced with the requirements detailed above.

Danger zone

Star Wars: Squadrons

5v5, Empire vs New Republic

Star Wars: Squadrons places players in Vanguard Squadron or Titan Squadron with vicious dogfights and a variety of different starships. It's even got full cross-play, so you can play with your friends no matter where you buy it.

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