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Not Crysis, but close: With the release of a new add-on for World of Warcraft, Blizzard has once again increased the system requirements

portal wccftech It has been noticed that with the release of the Dragonflight expansion, the system requirements of Blizzard Entertainment’s multiplayer role-playing game World of Warcraft have noticeably increased grow up compared to previous addons.

    Image Credit: Blizzard Entertainment

Image Credit: Blizzard Entertainment

Keep in mind that the “appetite” for World of Warcraft has increased in recent years as new supplements have been released and various graphical enhancements have been introduced such as: B. DirectX 12 support and ray tracing.

With the launch of Dragonflight, hard disk drives (HDDs) are a thing of the past, RAM requirements double compared to Shadowlands, and a DX12-capable graphics card becomes a must.

    Shadowlands (left) and Dragonflight (right) system requirements comparison for World of Warcraft

Shadowlands (left) and Dragonflight (right) system requirements comparison for World of Warcraft

The system requirements for World of Warcraft: Dragonflight are as follows:

minimum requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 (64-bit);
  • Processor: 4th generation Intel 4-core processor on Haswell architecture at 3 GHz or AMD Ryzen on Zen architecture;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900 series, AMD graphics accelerator based on 4th generation Graphics Core Next architecture or Intel Iris Xe Graphics;
  • Video memory: 3 GB;
  • memory: 8 GB;
  • DirectX: 12;
  • Network: broadband internet connection;
  • Input device: keyboard and mouse;
  • Minimum resolution: 1280 × 720;
  • Storage: 128GB Solid State Drive (SSD).

Recommended Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 (64-bit);
  • Processor: Intel 8th Gen 6-core on Coffee Lake architecture @ 3.5 GHz or AMD Ryzen on Zen 2 architecture;
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX, AMD graphics accelerator based on RDNA 2 architecture or Intel Arc 7 Graphics;
  • Video memory: 8 GB;
  • Memory: 16GB;
  • DirectX: 12;
  • Network: broadband internet connection;
  • Input device: mouse with many buttons and scroll wheel;
  • Minimum resolution: 1280 × 720;
  • Storage: 128GB Solid State Drive (SSD).

According to the plot of Dragonflight, players must explore and uncover the long-forgotten mysteries of the Dragon Islands. This is made possible in the role of a Draktir Awakener – the first race/class combination in World of Warcraft history.

Dragonflight will go on sale on November 28th. They promise dragon riding, revamped talent, crafting, and profession systems, an updated UI, a level cap increase to 70, and eight new dungeons at launch.

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