[Update – First 4K Screens Available Now]Rise Of The Tomb Raider PC System Specs Revealed; Requires GTX 650/HD 7770

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Posted Jan 5, 2016
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UPDATE: The first PC screenshots (rendered at 4K resolution) are now available on the press site and we’ve added them to the following gallery.

ORIGINAL STORY: Square Enix has today officially revealed the system specifications for the Rise of the Tomb Raider PC. The action-adventure requires at least a GTX 650/HD 7770 with 2GB VRAM, and will be releasing on January 28.

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC requires at least a GTX 650/ HD 7770 2GB

“The PC release of Rise of the Tomb Raider continues the positive momentum from our highly successful partnership and collaboration with Microsoft for the launch on Xbox One and Xbox 360,” said Scot Amos co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics.

PC players are a passionate, devoted audience and we know they’ll embrace the version created for their systems,” said Ron Rosenberg, co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics.

Key Features

Lara’s Journey – Lara uncovers an ancient mystery that places her in the cross-hairs of a ruthless organization known as Trinity. As she races to find the secret before Trinity, the trail leads to a myth about the Lost City of Kitezh. Lara knows she must reach the Lost City and its hidden secrets before Trinity. With that, she sets out for Siberia on her first Tomb Raiding expedition.

Woman vs. Wild – In “Rise of the Tomb Raider,” Lara battles with not only enemies from around the world, but the world itself. Hunt animals to craft weapons and scavenge for rare resources in densely populated ecosystems. You’ll encounter beautifully hostile environments, full of treacherous conditions and unstable landscapes that will require Lara to push her limits to the very edge.

Guerilla Combat – Use the environment to your advantage, scale trees and dive underwater to avoid or takedown enemies, configure Lara’s gear, weapons, and ammo to suit your play style from stealth to guns blazing, craft explosives on the fly to sow chaos, and wield Lara’s signature combat bows and climbing axe.

Return to Tomb Raiding – Tombs are back, and they’re bigger and better than ever. In “Rise of the Tomb Raider” you’ll explore huge, awe-inspiring ancient spaces littered with deadly traps, solve dramatic environmental puzzles, and decipher ancient texts to reveal crypts as you take on a world filled with secrets to discover.

Square Enix has released a PC fact sheet, which includes the game’s minimum system requirements. The fact sheet can be downloaded right here.

PC Minimum Specifications:

Minimum OS: Windows 7 64bit

Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 or AMD equivalent

GPU: NVIDIA GTX 650 2GB or AMD HD7770 2GB

RAM: 6GB

HD Space: 25GB

DirectX: DirectX 11

Input: Mouse + Keyboard

The recommend specs remain unknown, but we’ll update when we learn more.

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Rise of the Tomb Raider PC releasing on January 28

One week ago we already reported that the PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider was slated for a release in January, according to its Steam page. A few weeks before that, we were the first to report that Amazon France had listed Rise of the Tomb Raider for a release on January 29.

Today, Square Enix has officially confirmed that the action-adventure from Crystal Dynamics and Nixxes (which is handling the port) will be released on Steam on January 28.

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