Age of Empires IV System Requirements

Last updated: 4 December 2021

Curious if your PC can run Age of Empires IV? On this page you will find Age of Empires IV system requirements for PC (Windows, Linux and Mac). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Age of Empires IV or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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Can I run it: Age of Empires IV

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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Age of Empires IV Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Age of Empires IV system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 10 64bit | Windows 11 64bit
OS
Windows 10 64bit | Windows 11 64bit
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 12
DirectX
Version 12
Storage
Storage
50 GB
Storage
50 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
4 GB of video and 16 GB of system

Windows 11 64bit operating system. CPU with AVX support required or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Intel HD 520 or AMD Radeon RX Vega 11. You also have to have 50 GB free disk space to install the game.

Windows 11 64bit. CPU with AVX support required CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 16 GB or more. And video card — Nvidia GeForce 970 GPU or AMD Radeon RX 570 GPU with 4GB of VRAM.

Game Details

One of the most beloved real-time strategy games returns to glory with Age of Empires IV, putting you at the center of epic historical battles that shaped the world.

Release date
28 October, 2021
Metacritic score
81/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, Co-op, Cross-Platform Multiplayer, Online Co-op, Online PvP, PvP
Genre
Strategy
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Japanese, Korean*, Portuguese - Brazil*, Russian, Simplified Chinese*, Spanish - Latin America*, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Relic Entertainment, World's Edge
Publishers
Xbox Game Studios
Official website
ageofempires.com
Support website
ageofempires.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Age of Empires IV?

You would be able to run Age of Empires IV on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

Can I play Age of Empires IV with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Age of Empires IV. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play Age of Empires IV with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, Age of Empires IV can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Age of Empires IV need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run Age of Empires IV on PC, but 16 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Age of Empires IV?

Intel Core i5-6300U or AMD Ryzen 5 2400G | CPU with AVX support required is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Age of Empires IV.

How many GB is Age of Empires IV?

At least 50 GB of disk space is required to install Age of Empires IV on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Age of Empires IV?

You need Intel HD 520 or AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Age of Empires IV?

Windows 10 64bit | Windows 11 64bit or newer.

Does Age of Empires IV require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Age of Empires IV needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Age of Empires IV?

Version 12 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Age of Empires IV on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Age of Empires IV release date?

Age of Empires IV release date is 28 October, 2021.

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