Call of Duty: Vanguard’s PC specs are officially released to help players understand how rugged the rig needs to be to challenge the alternative vision of World War II. Preload times have also been announced and will be available to play as soon as the game is released on November 5th.

The big point is that you can miraculously escape with a CPU as low as the Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300. However, if you want to make World War II look best in 4K, you’ll need the much newer Intel Core i9-9900K / AMD Ryzen 93900X.

As previously reported Vanguard occupies fairly little storage space From the previous Call of Duty game. You’ll need a minimum of 36 GB to play multiplayer and zombie modes, but you can get up to 64 GB or the high-streaming Vanguard Hi-Rez asset cache feature to get 4K assets. It costs 32GB. Settled assets.

Call of Duty: Read below for a complete list of Vanguard PC specification requirements.

operating system

Minimum: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update)

Recommended / Competitive / Ultra 4K: Windows 10 64-bit (latest update) or Windows 11 64-bit (latest update)


Minimum: Intel Core i3-4340 or AMD FX-6300

Recommended: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Competitiveness: Intel Core i7-8700K or AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Ultra 4K: Intel Core i9-9900K or AMD Ryzen 9 3900X


Minimum: 8 GB

Recommended: 12 GB

Competitive / Ultra 4K: 16 GB

Storage space **

Minimum: 36 GB at startup (multiplayer and zombies only)

Recommended / Competitive / Ultra 4K: 61 GB at launch

Hi-Rez Asset Cache

Minimum / Recommended / Competitive: Maximum 32 GB

Ultra 4K: up to 64 GB

Hi-Rez Assets Cache is an optional disk space available for streaming high resolution assets. This option can be turned off in the game settings.

Video card

Minimum: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470

Recommended: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580

Competing products: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 / RTX 3060 Ti or AMD Radeon RX 5700XT

Ultra 4K: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT

Video memory

Minimum: 2 GB

Recommended: 4 GB

Competitiveness: 8 GB

Ultra 4K: 10 GB

Recommended driver for NVIDIA / AMD

NVIDIA: 472.12

AMD: 21.9.1

If you pre-order Call of Duty: Vanguard on Battle.net, you can preload it before the November 5th release date.

Preloading will begin on November 2nd at 10am PST. In Activision’s blog post, some players may notice that digital copies aren’t automatically preloaded, so find Call of Duty: Vanguard in the “Partner Games” section of the Battle.net launcher and follow the prompts. It states that it is necessary. The download will start.

Don’t forget to check out IGN’s preview coverage of Call of Duty: Vanguard and Call of Duty: Warzone’s new Pacific map. You can also see impressions of the multiplayer beta.