PC port of Final Fantasy XIII will run at 60 FPS, weighs in at just under 60GB

Not to be outdone by current gen, FFXIII wants all your hard drive space

The recently announced PC port of Square Enix’s divisive JRPG Final Fantasy XIII launches on Steam today, and for those thinking about picking it up, or for those who have already pre-ordered, here are the latest system requirements you’ll need to run the game:

Minimum requirements:

  • OS: Windows XP SP2 or later
  • Processor: 2GHz Dual Core CPU
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce 8 Series/ ATI Radeon HD 2000 series VRAM 256MB or later DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 60 GB available space
  • Sound Card: Sound card compatible with DirectX 9.0c

Additional Notes:

  • Full screen display mode will only run on an environment that supports a screen resolution of 1280 x 720.

    Recommended:

    • OS: Windows Vista/ 7/ 8 Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad (2.66 GHz)/ AMD Phenom II X4 (2.8 GHz) processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce GTX 460/ ATI Radeon HD 5870 DirectX: Version 11
    • Hard Drive: 60 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 11 compatible sound card 

    Additional Notes:

    • Maximum supported frame rate: 60fps
    • A game controller using Xinput is recommended for this game. (If using a DirectInput based controller, please use the driver side key configuration to adjust settings as required)

    You’ve got to hand it to Square Enix on this one, as with its approach to modern RPG design,Final Fantasy XIII‘s storage requirements are nothing less than decadent, especially so for a last-gen title.

     

    Rob Morrow