The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online System Requirements

Last updated: July 13th, 2020

On this page you will find The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online system requirements for PC (Windows and Mac). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Below are The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online 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 ESO?

Test your PC for ESO

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

  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’

ESO Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7
OS
Windows 7
Processor
Processor
Intel Core i3 540 or AMD A6-3620 or higher
Processor
Intel Core i5 2300 or AMD FX4350
Memory
Memory
3 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Direct X 11.0 compliant video card with 1GB (NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850)
Graphics
Direct X 11.0 compliant video card with 2GB (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7850) or higher
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
85 GB
Storage
85 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX Compatible Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX Compatible Sound Card

The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core i3 540 or AMD A6-3620 or higher or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 3 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Direct X 11.0 compliant video card with 1GB (NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850), and it should support Direct X Version 11. You also have to have 85 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for The Elder Scrolls® Online for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7. Recommended CPU would be Intel Core i5 2300 or AMD FX4350 CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — Direct X 11.0 compliant video card with 2GB (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 or AMD Radeon™ HD 7850) or higher. It should also support Direct X Version 11.

ESO Mac Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
OS X 10.9
OS
OS X 10.9
Processor
Processor
Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor
Intel i5
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850 (1GB of VRAM)
Graphics
NVidia GeForce 640 or AMD Radeon 5670 (1GB of VRAM)
Network
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Network
Broadband Internet connection
Storage
Storage
85 GB
Storage
85 GB
Additional Note
Additional Note
OpenGL: 4.1
Additional Note
OpenGL: 4.1

As for Mac OS, The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online requirements here start with OS X 10.9 operating system. Processor needs to be at least Intel Core 2 Duo. 4 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850 (1GB of VRAM). Finally, the game needs 85 GB of free disk space.

As for recommended OS, it is OS X 10.9. Intel i5 processor is recommended. Plus, 4 GB of RAM. Your video card should be NVidia GeForce 640 or AMD Radeon 5670 (1GB of VRAM).

FAQs

Can I run ESO?

You would be able to run The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online 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: Intel Core i3 540 or AMD A6-3620 or higher
  • Memory: 3 GB
  • Graphics: Direct X 11.0 compliant video card with 1GB (NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850)
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 85 GB
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: OS X 10.9
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850 (1GB of VRAM)
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 85 GB

Can I play ESO with 2 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online. The minimum RAM is 3 GB.

Can ESO run on 3 GB of RAM?

Yes, The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online can run with 3 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does ESO need?

You need at least 3 GB of RAM to run The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 4 GB.

What processor do I need for ESO?

Intel Core i3 540 or AMD A6-3620 or higher is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online.

How many GB is ESO?

At least 85 GB of disk space is required to install The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for ESO?

You need Direct X 11.0 compliant video card with 1GB (NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850) or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play ESO?

Windows 7 or newer.

Does ESO require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run ESO?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run ESO on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play ESO on my Mac?

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

  • OS: OS X 10.9
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: NVidia GeForce 460 or AMD Radeon 6850 (1GB of VRAM)
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 85 GB

When is ESO release date?

The Elder ScrollsÂŽ Online release date is 22 May, 2017.

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