Bioshock Infinite Release Date: Irrational Games Releases PC Specifications

By Juan G. Rodriguez , Updated Jan 15, 2013 12:08 PM EST
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Irrational Games has announced the PC specifications for its upcoming first-person shooter, BioShock Infinite.

In a blog post on BioShock Infinite's official webpage, Irrational Games technical director Chris Kline said that the PC gaming experience is very important to the developer and he laid out the specifications for the PC version.

"Fifteen years ago, Irrational Games got its start making PC games, and the PC gaming experience has always been near and dear to our hearts," Kline wrote. "But it's been a long time since we released the original BioShock, and PC gamers have come to expect a lot more for their money."

Here are the PC requirements for BioShock Infinite:

MINIMUM

OS: Windows Vista Service Pack 2 32-bit

Processor: Intel Core 2 DUO 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHz

Memory: 2 GB

Hard Drive: 20 GB free

Video Card: DirectX10 Compatible ATI Radeon HD 3870 / NVIDIA 8800 GT / Intel HD 3000 Integrated Graphics

Video Card Memory: 512 MB

Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

RECOMMENDED

OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit

Processor: Quad Core Processor

Memory: 4 GB

Hard Drive: 30 GB free

Video Card: DirectX11 Compatible, AMD Radeon HD 6950 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560

Video Card Memory: 1024 MB

Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

PC gamers will be glad to know that the game will let players "remap all the default action bindings, with both primary and alternate bindings available simultaneously." PC players will also be able to use a console controller with three separate controller layouts Default, Marksman, and Retro. Each of the controller layouts supports multiple configuration options.You can read about the other PC differences here.

BioShock: Infinite releases on March 26, 2013 worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms. Learn more about the creation of Elizabeth here and learn how Irrational Games tackled the issue of racism in 1912 here. 

Check out the game's first five minutes below and tell us what you think of the new screenshots and the Infinite's first five minutes in the comment section below...

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