Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gets PC System Requirements Way Ahead of Time


Information on Middle-earth: Shadow of War keeps flowing. After yesterday's leak and today's official announcement, Warner Bros and Monolith Productions also shared the official system requirements for the PC version of the game via the Steam page.

That's unusual considering we're almost six months away from the release (scheduled for August 22nd), though Capcom did the same with Resident Evil 7 Biohazard.

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The good news is that the requirements for Shadow of War are pretty low, though that might indicate less-than-cutting-edge graphics and technology. We'll have a clearer picture of how the game is going to look after the gameplay reveal, scheduled for March 8th.



  • OS: Windows 7 SP1 with Platform Update for Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel i5- 2550K, 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 670 | Radeon HD 7950
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 60 GB available space


  • OS: Windows 10 version 14393.102 or higher required
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-3770, 3.4 GHz
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 970 or GeForce 1060 | Radeon R9 290X or Radeon RX 480
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 60 GB available space

In addition to the Gold Edition, priced at 99.99€ and packed with both Story Expansions (set to introduce a new campaign, playable character & abilities, side missions, enemies, allies & more) and Nemesis Expansions, there's also a Silver Edition priced at 79.99€.


Pre-order now and forge your army with:
• Legendary Champions War Party
• Exclusive Epic Sword of Dominion

Silver Edition includes:
• Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion
• Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion
• Silver War Chest
• Over $95 in total value

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Nemesis Expansions include a new Orc Tribe featuring new enemies, followers, missions, abilities, weapons, Fortress and wilderness updates, and a Mythic Gear Set.

Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses and dominate Mordor from within. Experience how the award winning Nemesis System creates unique personal stories with every enemy and follower, and confront the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths in this epic new story of Middle-earth.