RimWorld System Requirements

Last updated: 25 July 2021

On this page you will find RimWorld system requirements for PC (Windows, Mac and Linux). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Below are RimWorld requirements details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

Can my PC run RimWorld?

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According to our tests, 82% of people can run it on their PC.
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Test your PC for RimWorld

  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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RimWorld Windows Requirements

RimWorld system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0
Storage
Storage
1 GB

RimWorld minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 operating system. Your processor should be Core 2 duo or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0. You also have to have 1 GB free disk space to install the game.

RimWorld Mac Requirements

RimWorld system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements
OS
OS
macOS 10.12
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0
Storage
Storage
1 GB

As for Mac OS, RimWorld requirements here start with macOS 10.12 operating system. Processor needs to be at least Core 2 duo. 4 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0. Finally, the game needs 1 GB of free disk space.

RimWorld Linux Requirements

RimWorld system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0
Storage
Storage
1 GB

Processor should be Core 2 duo or higher. For RAM you need 4 GB or more. Graphics card should be Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0 or better. 1 GB of free disk space is a must.

Game Details

A sci-fi colony sim driven by an intelligent AI storyteller. Generates stories by simulating psychology, ecology, gunplay, melee combat, climate, biomes, diplomacy, interpersonal relationships, art, medicine, trade, and more.

Release date
17 October, 2021
Metacritic score
87/100
Category
Single-player
Genres
Indie, Simulation, Strategy
Supported languages
English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Italian, Spanish - Spain, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Portuguese - Brazil, Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Finnish, Korean, Romanian
Developer
Ludeon Studios
Publisher
Ludeon Studios
Official website
ludeon.com
Support website
ludeon.com
Support email
[email protected]
Steam page
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run RimWorld?

You would be able to run RimWorld 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
  • Processor: Core 2 duo
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0
  • Storage: 1 GB

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: macOS 10.12
  • Processor: Core 2 duo
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0
  • Storage: 1 GB

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • Processor: Core 2 duo
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0
  • Storage: 1 GB

Can I play RimWorld with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play RimWorld. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can RimWorld run on 4 GB of RAM?

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

How much RAM does RimWorld need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run RimWorld on PC.

On Mac it requires minimum 4 GB.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 4 GB minimum.

What processor do I need for RimWorld?

Core 2 duo is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run RimWorld.

How many GB is RimWorld?

At least 1 GB of disk space is required to install RimWorld on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for RimWorld?

You need Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play RimWorld?

Windows 7 or newer.

Can I run RimWorld on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play RimWorld on my Mac?

Yes, RimWorld supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: macOS 10.12
  • Processor: Core 2 duo
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or other shader model 4.0
  • Storage: 1 GB

Can I run RimWorld on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play RimWorld on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is RimWorld release date?

RimWorld release date is 17 October, 2021.

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