Warzone 2 System Requirements – Full Warzone 2 PC Specs

It can be said that the Call of Duty Warzone ecosystem is something of a slow burner. It’ll attract more and more users over time, adding to the many millions that already exist on the platform. As these players approach Warzone 2, which is the current version, they’ll be wondering how well they can run it – provided they’re on PC, of course. That’s why we’ve assembled this quick, snapshot guide, highlighting the Warzone 2 system requirements.

While Warzone 2 isn’t a massively demanding game, it certainly can be if you want to run it at a high frame rate or maximum clarity. So, if you’re thinking of buying the best PC for Warzone 2 – or a laptop, for that matter – here’s the Warzone 2 system requirements breakdown that you’ll need. Oh, and if you’re on PlayStation or Xbox, then don’t worry – your platform offers you the beautiful simplicity of turning on Warzone 2 and just playing it.

Warzone 2 System Requirements – Minimum and Recommended

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Here’s the key breakdown for the Warzone 2 system requirements:

MINIMUMRECOMMENDED
OS: Windows 10 64-bitOS: Windows 10 64-bit or Windows 11 64-bit
CPU: Intel Core i3-6100 / Core i5-2500k OR AMD Ryzen 3 1200CPU: Intel Core i5-6600k / Core i7-4770 OR AMD Ryzen 5 1400
RAM: 8 GBRAM: 12 GB
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 470GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTC 1060 OR AMD Radeon RX 580

As you can see from the table, running Warzone 2 is by no means a difficult job, and it can be accomplished on a very low-end PC. However, it certainly doesn’t end there, as if you want to run Warzone 2 at either a competitive or an ‘Ultra 4K level’, you’ll need a seriously powerful rig.

Here are the Warzone 2 system requirements for playing the game at the highest levels imaginable:

COMPETITIVE SPECSULTRA 4K SPECS
CPU: Intel Core i7-8700k OR AMD Ryzen 7 1800XCPU: Intel Core i9-9900K OR AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
RAM: 16 GBRAM: 16 GB
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060Ti OR AMD Radeon RX 5700XTGPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 OR AMD Radeon RX 6800XT
VRAM: 8 GBVRAM: 10 GB

Warzone 2 might be a free-to-play game, but it’s by no means a budget undertaking. It’s totally different from 2020’s Warzone platform in so many ways, and it offers up an all-new map (which is enormous), new mechanics, vehicles, weapons, and Operators.

There’s also an all-new game mode in Warzone 2, called DMZ, which offers players a brand-new way to explore what was once ‘just’ a battle royale game. Of course, it’s one of the best battle royale games in history, but that could be argued as subjective and some people will take offence to that claim.

How to Get Maximum FPS on Warzone 2

Now that you understand the Warzone 2 system requirements, let’s talk about frames-per-second. In Warzone 2, many of the best and most professional players favour frames over graphics, and if you want to be moving milliseconds faster than your opponents, you’ll want to do the same.

There’s a lot of optimisation required here, though. From the monitor that you use to the best in-game settings, everything makes a difference to your frame rate – even if we’re talking single-digit differences. For instance, you’ll want to run your textures, draw distance, anisotropic filtering, and anti-aliasing, all on as low a setting as possible. This will free up that precious VRAM to boost your frames-per-second in Warzone 2.

There’s a lot more to it than that, but that’s a discussion for another day.