X4: Foundations System Requirements

Last updated: 24 April 2022

Curious if your PC can run X4: Foundations? On this page you will find X4: Foundations system requirements for PC (Windows, Linux and Mac). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

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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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X4: Foundations Windows Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

X4: Foundations system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 10 (), Windows 8.1 (), Windows 7 SP1 ()
OS
Windows 10 ()
Processor
Processor
Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz or AMD equivalent
Processor
Intel Core i7-6700 or AMD equivalent
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Nvidia GTX 780 / 970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
Graphics
Nvidia GTX 1070 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
Storage
Storage
15 GB
Storage
20 GB

X4: Foundations minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 10 (), Windows 8.1 (), Windows 7 SP1 () operating system. Your processor should be Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz or AMD equivalent or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 8 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be Nvidia GTX 780 / 970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required). You also have to have 15 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for X4: Foundations for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 10 (). Recommended CPU would be Intel Core i7-6700 or AMD equivalent CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 16 GB or more. And video card — Nvidia GTX 1070 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required).

X4: Foundations Linux Requirements

Requires 64 bit processor and operating system.

X4: Foundations system requirements for Linux
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
SteamOS () or Ubuntu 18.04 ()
OS
SteamOS () or Ubuntu 18.04 ()
Processor
Processor
Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz or AMD equivalent
Processor
Intel Core i7-6700 or AMD equivalent
Memory
Memory
8 GB
Memory
16 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Nvidia GTX 780 / 970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
Graphics
Nvidia GTX 1070 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
Storage
Storage
15 GB
Storage
20 GB

If you’re on Linux, minimum requirements include SteamOS () or Ubuntu 18.04 (). Processor should be Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz or AMD equivalent or higher. For RAM you need 8 GB or more. Graphics card should be Nvidia GTX 780 / 970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required) or better. 15GB of free disk space is a must.

For Linux recommended requirements, use SteamOS () or Ubuntu 18.04 (). As for the processor/CPU, use Intel Core i7-6700 or AMD equivalent or equivalent. Add 16 GB or more of RAM to it. And make sure you have Nvidia GTX 1070 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required) graphics card.

Game Details

X4: FOUNDATIONS brings our most sophisticated universe SIMULATION ever. Fly every ship, EXPLORE space or manage an empire; TRADE, FIGHT, BUILD and THINK carefully, while you embark on an epic journey. Experience tons of improvements with the massive 5.00 Update!

Release date
30 November, 2022
Category
Single-player
Genres
Action, Simulation, Strategy
Supported languages
English*, German*, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Portuguese - Brazil, Spanish - Spain, Traditional Chinese, Russian*, Korean, Japanese, French*, Spanish - Latin America, Polish
* languages with full audio support
Developer
Egosoft
Publisher
Egosoft
Official website
x4foundations.com
Support website
egosoft.com
Support website
[email protected]
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run X4: Foundations?

You would be able to run X4: Foundations 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 10 (), Windows 8.1 (), Windows 7 SP1 ()
  • Processor: Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 780 / 970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
  • Storage: 15 GB

Minimum requirements for Linux are:

  • OS: SteamOS () or Ubuntu 18.04 ()
  • Processor: Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 780 / 970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required)
  • Storage: 15 GB

Can I play X4: Foundations with 6 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play X4: Foundations. The minimum RAM is 8 GB.

Can I play X4: Foundations with 8 GB of RAM?

Yes, X4: Foundations can run with 8 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does X4: Foundations need?

You need at least 8 GB of RAM to run X4: Foundations on PC, but 16 GB is recommended.

And on Linux/SteamOS: 8 GB minimum, and 16 GB recommended.

What processor do I need for X4: Foundations?

Intel i5-4590 3.3GHz or AMD equivalent is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run X4: Foundations.

How many GB is X4: Foundations?

At least 15 GB of disk space is required to install X4: Foundations on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for X4: Foundations?

You need Nvidia GTX 780 / 970 or AMD equivalent (Vulkan support required) or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play X4: Foundations?

Windows 10 (), Windows 8.1 (), Windows 7 SP1 () or newer.

Does X4: Foundations require a 64-bit OS and processor?

Yes, X4: Foundations needs a 64-bit processor and operating system.

Can I run X4: Foundations on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

Can I run X4: Foundations on Linux/SteamOS?

Yes, you can play X4: Foundations on Steam OS/Linux. Please see requirements above.

When is X4: Foundations release date?

X4: Foundations release date is 30 November, 2022.

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