Total War: THREE KINGDOMS System Requirements

Last updated: 13 May 2022

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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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Total War: THREE KINGDOMS Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7
OS
Windows 10
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
GTX 650 Ti 1GB|HD 7850 1GB|Intel UHD Graphics 620
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 11
DirectX
Version 11
Storage
Storage
60 GB
Storage
60 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
6GB Memory if using integrated GPU
Additional Notes

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 operating system. Your processor should be Intel Core 2 Duo 3.00Ghz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be GTX 650 Ti 1GB|HD 7850 1GB|Intel UHD Graphics 620. You also have to have 60 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for Total War: THREE KINGDOMS for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10. Recommended CPU would be Intel i5-6600 |; Ryzen 5 2600X CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 8 GB or more. And video card — GTX 970 |; R9 Fury X 4GB VRAM.

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS Mac Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS system requirements for Mac
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
macOS 10.14.4
OS
Processor
Processor
2GHz Intel Core i5
Processor
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
Graphics
Graphics
2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details)
Graphics
Storage
Storage
52 GB
Storage
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since 2016 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 with a 2GB graphics card * All 21.5" iMacs released since 2017 * All 27" iMacs released since Late 2012 with a 2GB graphics card * All 27" iMac Pros released since 2017 * All Mac Pros released since Late 2013 Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match all elements of the listed spec. For more detailed specifications check the Feral website.
Additional Notes

As for Mac OS, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS requirements here start with macOS 10.14.4 operating system. Processor needs to be at least 2GHz Intel Core i5. 8 GB of RAM is required. Your graphics card should be 2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details). Finally, the game needs 52 GB of free disk space.

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS Linux Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Ubuntu 18.04
OS
Ubuntu 18.04
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
6 GB
Memory
8 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
Storage
Storage
60 GB
Storage
60 GB
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
* Requires Vulkan * Nvidia requires 418.56 drivers. * AMD requires Mesa 19.0.1. ​ * AMD GCN 3rd Gen GPU's include the R9 285, 380, 380X, Fury, Nano, Fury X. * Intel GPUs are not supported at time of release. * Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.
Additional Notes
* Requires Vulkan * Nvidia requires 418.56 drivers. * AMD requires Mesa 19.0.1. ​ * AMD GCN 3rd Gen GPU's include the R9 285, 380, 380X, Fury, Nano, Fury X. * Intel GPUs are not supported at time of release. * Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include Ubuntu 18.04. Processor should be 3.4GHz Intel Core i3-4130 or higher. For RAM you need 6 GB or more. Graphics card should be 2GB AMD R9 285 (GCN 3rd Generation), 2GB Nvidia GTX 680 or better. 15GB of free disk space is a must.

For Linux recommended requirements, use Ubuntu 18.04. As for the processor/CPU, use 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-4770 or equivalent. Add 8 GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have 4GB AMD RX 480, 4GB Nvidia GTX 970 graphics card.

Game Details

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is the first in the award-winning series to recreate epic conflict across ancient China. Combining a gripping turn-based campaign of empire-building & conquest with stunning real-time battles, THREE KINGDOMS redefines the series in an age of heroes & legends.

Release date
23 May, 2021
Metacritic score
85/100
OpenCritic Score
84.90/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, PvP, Online PvP, LAN PvP, Co-op, Online Co-op, LAN Co-op
Genres
Action, Strategy
Supported languages
English*, French*, Italian, German*, Spanish - Spain, Czech, Korean*, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian*, Simplified Chinese*, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
* languages with full audio support
Developers
CREATIVE ASSEMBLY, Feral Interactive (Mac), Feral Interactive (Linux)
Publishers
SEGA, Feral Interactive (Mac), Feral Interactive (Linux)
Official website
totalwar.com
Support website
support.sega.co.uk
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run Total War: THREE KINGDOMS?

You would be able to run Total War: THREE KINGDOMS 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 2 Duo 3.00Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics: GTX 650 Ti 1GB|HD 7850 1GB|Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 60 GB
  • Additional Notes: 6GB Memory if using integrated GPU

Minimum requirements for Mac are:

  • OS: macOS 10.14.4
  • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: 2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details)
  • Storage: 52 GB
  • Additional Notes: The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since 2016 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 with a 2GB graphics card * All 21.5" iMacs released since 2017 * All 27" iMacs released since Late 2012 with a 2GB graphics card * All 27" iMac Pros released since 2017 * All Mac Pros released since Late 2013 Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match all elements of the listed spec. For more detailed specifications check the Feral website.

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • OS: Ubuntu 18.04
  • Processor: 3.4GHz Intel Core i3-4130
  • Memory: 6 GB
  • Graphics: 2GB AMD R9 285 (GCN 3rd Generation), 2GB Nvidia GTX 680
  • Storage: 60 GB
  • Additional Notes: * Requires Vulkan * Nvidia requires 418.56 drivers. * AMD requires Mesa 19.0.1. ​ * AMD GCN 3rd Gen GPU's include the R9 285, 380, 380X, Fury, Nano, Fury X. * Intel GPUs are not supported at time of release. * Other modern drivers and distributions are expected to work but are not officially supported.

Can I play Total War: THREE KINGDOMS with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play Total War: THREE KINGDOMS. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play Total War: THREE KINGDOMS with 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does Total War: THREE KINGDOMS need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run Total War: THREE KINGDOMS on PC, but 8 GB is recommended.

On Mac it requires minimum 8 GB.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 6 GB minimum, and 8 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for Total War: THREE KINGDOMS?

Intel Core 2 Duo 3.00Ghz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run Total War: THREE KINGDOMS.

How many GB is Total War: THREE KINGDOMS?

At least 60 GB of disk space is required to install Total War: THREE KINGDOMS on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for Total War: THREE KINGDOMS?

You need GTX 650 Ti 1GB|HD 7850 1GB|Intel UHD Graphics 620 or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play Total War: THREE KINGDOMS?

Windows 7 or newer.

Does Total War: THREE KINGDOMS require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

What DirectX do I need to run Total War: THREE KINGDOMS?

Version 11 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run Total War: THREE KINGDOMS on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I play Total War: THREE KINGDOMS on my Mac?

Yes, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS supports Mac if it meets the following minimum requirements:

  • OS: macOS 10.14.4
  • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: 2GB Nvidia 680MX, 2GB AMD R9 M290, 1.5GB Intel Iris Graphics 540 (see notes for more details)
  • Storage: 52 GB
  • Additional Notes: The game is officially supported on the following Macs. To check your Mac model and when it was released, select About This Mac from the Apple menu on your menu bar. * All 13" MacBook Pros released since 2016 * All 15" MacBook Pros released since Late 2013 with a 2GB graphics card * All 21.5" iMacs released since 2017 * All 27" iMacs released since Late 2012 with a 2GB graphics card * All 27" iMac Pros released since 2017 * All Mac Pros released since Late 2013 Please note for your computer to meet the minimum requirements it must match all elements of the listed spec. For more detailed specifications check the Feral website.

Can I run Total War: THREE KINGDOMS on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play Total War: THREE KINGDOMS on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is Total War: THREE KINGDOMS release date?

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS release date is 23 May, 2021.

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