Mass Effect: Andromeda official promo image featuring the team

With Mass Effect: Andromeda's release date fast approaching I'm sure many of you are wondering whether you're going to need to update your rig in order to actually play it. Well, wonder no more as EA has finally released the official system requirements.

As you might imagine, you'll need a modern PC in order to run it on anything besides minimal settings. On the positive side, if you can already run Battlefield 1 without any problems you're most likely going to be fine with Andromeda as well given that the system requirements are almost identical. And speaking of which, here they are:

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

• OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

• PROCESSOR: Intel Core i5 3570 or AMD FX-6350

• MEMORY: 8 GB RAM

• VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB, AMD Radeon 7850 2GB

• HARD DRIVE: At least 55 GB of free space

• DIRECTX: DirectX 11

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

• OS: 64-bit Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

• PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-4790 or AMD FX-8350

• MEMORY: 16 GB RAM

• VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GTX 1060 3GB, AMD RX 480 4GB

• HARD DRIVE: At least 55 GB of free space

• DIRECTX: DirectX 11

If you don't know much about Mass Effect: Andromeda, but have a couple of minutes to spare, you'll find the first gameplay preview video over here. It showcases some of the basic combat mechanics, skills and their effects, and naturally, a whole boatload of weapons. And if you would like to delve even deeper into combat you'll find the second preview video over yonder. This one is centered around gameplay variety, squad based tactics, and devastating skill combinations. And finally, if you're interested in seeing what sort of graphics your PC will be slaving over, you'll find the most recent batch of screenshots over here. Enjoy!

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