Bethesda unveiled PC Specs for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.  If you are planning on picking up Bethesda’s latest RPG for PC, you wanna make sure that you have atleast the minimum specs to ensure that the game performs optimally.

The Elder Scrolls series is widely recognised as one of the most immersive RPG games out there. Now, Skrim is almost upon us and it is looking to solidify its position as one of the best RPG games ever.

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim PC Specs Revealed 1

Minimum Specs

  • Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2.0GHz or equivalent processor
  • 2GB System RAM
  • 6GB free HDD Space
  • Direct X 9 compliant video card with 512 MB of RAM
  • DirectX compatible sound card
  • Internet access for Steam activation

Recommended Specs

  • Windows 7/Vista/XP PC (32 or 64 bit)
  • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
  • 4GB System RAM
  • 6GB free HDD space
  • DirectX 9 compatible NVIDIA or AMD ATI video card with 1GB of RAM (Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 or higher; ATI Radeon 4890 or higher).
  • DirectX compatible sound card
  • Internet access for Steam activation

The specs were confirmed by Bethesda marketing man Pete Hines on Twitter. Hines also explained that the minimum specs “get you playing,” while the recommended will let you play with the graphics set to “High.” If you want to bump it up to “Ultra,” though, he says you’ll want a “beefier rig.”

Skyrim is a Steamworks title, you’ll need an Internet connection to activate retail copies. Or to download it digitally, obviously.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is the next chapter in the critically acclaimed Elder Scrolls franchise from Bethesda Game Studios.  Battle the awakened dragons of Skyrim beginning on November 11th, 2011 for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

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