Far Cry® 4 System Requirements

Last updated: 25 October 2021

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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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Far Cry® 4 Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Far Cry® 4 system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 (SP1) / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / ( only)
OS
Windows 7 (SP1) / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / ( only)
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
30 GB
Storage
30 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX-compatible (5.1 surround sound recommended)
Sound Card
DirectX-compatible (5.1 surround sound recommended)
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
Windows-compatible keyboard, mouse, optional controller (Xbox 360 Controller for Windows recommended)
Additional Notes
Supported video cards at the time of release: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460, GeForce GTX 700 series; AMD Radeon HD5850, Radeon R9 series. Note: Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT officially supported.

Far Cry® 4 minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 (SP1) / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / ( only) operating system. Your processor should be 2.6 GHz Intel Core™ i5-750 or 3.2 GHz AMD Phenom™ II X4 955 or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD5850 (1 GB VRAM). You also have to have 30 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Far Cry® 4 for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7 (SP1) / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / ( only). Recommended CPU would be 2.5 GHz Intel Core™ i5-2400S or 4.0 GHz AMD FX-8350 CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 or AMD Radeon R9 290X (2 GB VRAM).

Game Details

Hidden in the towering Himalayas lies Kyrat, a country steeped in tradition and violence. You are Ajay Ghale. Traveling to Kyrat to fulfill your mother’s dying wish, you find yourself caught up in a civil war to overthrow the oppressive regime of dictator Pagan Min.

Release date
November 2014
Metacritic score
80/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, Co-op
Genres
Action, Adventure
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Japanese*, Korean, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil*, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Ubisoft Montreal, Red Storm, Shanghai, Toronto, Kiev
Publishers
Ubisoft
Official website
farcrygame.com
Support website
support.ubi.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Far Cry® 4?

You would be able to run Far Cry® 4 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 Far Cry® 4 with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Far Cry® 4. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play Far Cry® 4 with 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, Far Cry® 4 can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Far Cry® 4 need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run Far Cry® 4 on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Far Cry® 4?

2.6 GHz Intel Core™ i5-750 or 3.2 GHz AMD Phenom™ II X4 955 is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Far Cry® 4.

How many GB is Far Cry® 4?

At least 30 GB of disk space is required to install Far Cry® 4 on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Far Cry® 4?

You need NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 or AMD Radeon HD5850 (1 GB VRAM) or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Far Cry® 4?

Windows 7 (SP1) / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / ( only) or newer.

Does Far Cry® 4 require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Far Cry® 4 needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Far Cry® 4?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Far Cry® 4 on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Far Cry® 4 release date?

Far Cry® 4 release date is November 2014.

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