Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ System Requirements

Last updated: 3 October 2022

Curious if your PC can run Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™? On this page you will find Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ 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 Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ 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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Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7 SP1 with Platform Update
OS
Windows 10 Creators Update
Processor
Processor
AMD FX-4350, 4.2 GHz / Intel Core i5-2300, 2.80 GHz
Processor
AMD FX-8350, 4.0 GHz / Intel Core i7-3770, 3.4 GHz
Memory
Memory
6 GB
Memory
12 GB
Graphics
Graphics
AMD HD 7870, 2 GB / NVIDIA GTX 660, 2 GB
Graphics
AMD RX 480, 4 GB or RX580, 4GB / NVIDIA GTX 970, 4GB or GTX1060, 6GB
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
70 GB
Storage
70 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
X64 required
Additional Notes
X64 required

Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 SP1 with Platform Update operating system. Your processor should be AMD FX-4350, 4.2 GHz / Intel Core i5-2300, 2.80 GHz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 6 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be AMD HD 7870, 2 GB / NVIDIA GTX 660, 2 GB. You also have to have 70 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10 Creators Update. Recommended CPU would be AMD FX-8350, 4.0 GHz / Intel Core i7-3770, 3.4 GHz CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 12 GB or more. And video card — AMD RX 480, 4 GB or RX580, 4GB / NVIDIA GTX 970, 4GB or GTX1060, 6GB.

Game Details

Experience an epic open-world brought to life by the award-winning Nemesis System. Forge a new Ring of Power, conquer Fortresses in massive battles and dominate Mordor with your personal orc army in Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™.

Release date
9 October, 2022
Required age
16+
Category
Single-player
Genres
Action, Adventure, RPG
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish - Spain*, Japanese*, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil*, Russian, Arabic, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Monolith Productions
Publisher
WB Games
Support website
support.wbgames.com
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™?

You would be able to run Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ 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 Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ with 4 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™. The minimum RAM is 6 GB.

Can I play Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ with 6 GB of RAM?

Yes, Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ can run with 6 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ need?

You need at least 6 GB of RAM to run Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ on PC, but 12 GB is recommended.

What processor do I need for Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™?

AMD FX-4350, 4.2 GHz / Intel Core i5-2300, 2.80 GHz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™.

How many GB is Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™?

At least 70 GB of disk space is required to install Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™?

You need AMD HD 7870, 2 GB / NVIDIA GTX 660, 2 GB or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™?

Windows 7 SP1 with Platform Update or newer.

Does Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ release date?

Middle-earth™: Shadow of War™ release date is 9 October, 2022.

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