Baldur's Gate 3 System Requirements

Last updated: 21 April 2022

Curious if your PC can run Baldur's Gate 3? On this page you will find Baldur's Gate 3 system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run Baldur's Gate 3 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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  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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Baldur's Gate 3 Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Baldur's Gate 3 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 SP1
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Storage
Storage
150 GB
Storage
150 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Default API is Vulkan 1.1. Directx11 API also provided. The minimum requirements might decrease over the course of Early Access, as performance improves.
Additional Notes
Default API is Vulkan 1.1. Directx11 API also provided. The recommended requirements might decrease over the course of Early Access, as performance improves.

Baldur's Gate 3 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 SP1 operating system. Your processor should be Intel i5-4690 / AMD FX 4350 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Nvidia GTX 780 / AMD Radeon R9 280X. You also have to have 150 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Baldur's Gate 3 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10. Recommended CPU would be Intel i7 4770k / AMD Ryzen 5 1500X CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 16 GB or more. And video card — Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB / AMD RX580.

Baldur's Gate 3 Mac Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Baldur's Gate 3 system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
MacOS 10.15.6
OS
macOS 10.15.7
Processor
Processor
Processor
2.3GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB
Storage
Storage
150 GB
Storage
150 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Minimum specs can run the game on low to medium settings. To meet minimum specs, you'll need a MacBook Pro 15 inch from 2016 . Or, a MacBook Pro 13 inch from 2018 . M1 Chip requirements: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with Apple M1 chip and 8GB of.
Additional Notes
Recommended specs can run the game on high or ultra settings. You'll meet recommended specs if you have a MacBook Pro 15 inch or 16 inch from 2019 and up. An iMac from 2017 will also pull it off. M1 Chip requirements: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with Apple M1 chip and 16GB of

As for Mac OS, Baldur's Gate 3 requirements here start with MacOS 10.15.6 operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7. 8 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be AMD Radeon460 4GB. Finally, the game needs 150 GB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is macOS 10.15.7. 2.3GHz 8-Core Intel Core i9 processor is recommended. Plus, 16 GB of RAM. Your video card should be AMD Radeon Pro 5500M 8GB.

Game Details

Gather your party, and return to the Forgotten Realms in a tale of fellowship and betrayal, sacrifice and survival, and the lure of absolute power.

Release date
6 October, 2022
Required age
16+
OpenCritic Score
73.75/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, Co-op, Online Co-op, LAN Co-op
Genres
Adventure, Strategy, RPG
Supported languages
English*, French, German, Spanish - Spain, Polish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Turkish
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Larian Studios
Publishers
Larian Studios
Official website
baldursgate3.game
Support website
larian.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Baldur's Gate 3?

You would be able to run Baldur's Gate 3 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:

  • OS: Windows 7 SP1
  • Processor: Intel i5-4690 / AMD FX 4350
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 780 / AMD Radeon R9 280X
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 150 GB
  • Additional Notes: Default API is Vulkan 1.1. Directx11 API also provided. The minimum requirements might decrease over the course of Early Access, as performance improves.

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: MacOS 10.15.6
  • Processor: 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon460 4GB
  • Storage: 150 GB
  • Additional Notes: Minimum specs can run the game on low to medium settings. To meet minimum specs, you'll need a MacBook Pro 15 inch from 2016 . Or, a MacBook Pro 13 inch from 2018 . M1 Chip requirements: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with Apple M1 chip and 8GB of.

Can I play Baldur's Gate 3 with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Baldur's Gate 3. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play Baldur's Gate 3 with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, Baldur's Gate 3 can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Baldur's Gate 3 need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run Baldur's Gate 3 on PC, but 16 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 8 GB, with 16 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Baldur's Gate 3?

Intel i5-4690 / AMD FX 4350 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Baldur's Gate 3.

How many GB is Baldur's Gate 3?

At least 150 GB of disk space is required to install Baldur's Gate 3 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Baldur's Gate 3?

You need Nvidia GTX 780 / AMD Radeon R9 280X or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Baldur's Gate 3?

Windows 7 SP1 or newer.

Does Baldur's Gate 3 require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Baldur's Gate 3 needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Baldur's Gate 3?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Baldur's Gate 3 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Baldur's Gate 3 on my Mac?

Yes, Baldur's Gate 3 supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: MacOS 10.15.6
  • Processor: 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon460 4GB
  • Storage: 150 GB
  • Additional Notes: Minimum specs can run the game on low to medium settings. To meet minimum specs, you'll need a MacBook Pro 15 inch from 2016 . Or, a MacBook Pro 13 inch from 2018 . M1 Chip requirements: MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, or Mac mini with Apple M1 chip and 8GB of.

When is Baldur's Gate 3 release date?

Baldur's Gate 3 release date is 6 October, 2022.

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