‘Battlefield 2042’ PC specs and control layouts have both been detailed

Minimum and recommended specs are listed

The recommended and minimum PC specs for Battlefield 2042 have been outlined by EA, alongside the button layouts for mouse, keyboard and controllers.

Both PC specs can be found listed below:

Minimum PC specs 

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Processor (Intel): Core i5 6600K
  • Memory: 8GB
  • Video Memory: 4GB
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
  • Graphics Card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 560
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online connection: 512 kbps or faster
  • Hard-drive space: 100GB

Battlefield 2042 beta dates
Battlefield 2042. Credit: EA DICE

Recommended PC specs

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • Processor (AMD): AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • Processor (Intel): Core i7 4790
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Video Memory: 8GB
  • Graphics Card (Nvidia): Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060
  • Graphics Card (AMD): AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT
  • DirectX: 12
  • Online connection: 512 kbps or faster
  • Hard-drive space: 100GB SSD

The official Battlefield Twitter also shared images of button mappings for mouse and keyboard and current-gen controllers. Each of these images can be found (alongside the mapping) on EA’s website, with no mention of whether or not the buttons can be remapped.

Details have also emerged about the map and game mode present in the beta, which runs from October 6 to 9. The full game’s progression system and XP has also been outlined, with the return of ribbons after they were absent from Battlefield V after they didn’t work properly.

A new gameplay trailer, which can be seen above, shows off what the beta will look like as players take on 128-player Conquest on the Orbital map.


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