Starfield Announces Global Release Timings and PC Specs

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Starfield Announces Global Release Timings and PC Specs

The global release times and recommended PC specifications for Starfield have been revealed by Bethesda Game Studios


With the early-access release of the anticipated ARPG game, Starfield, fans are on the edge of their seats. Thus far, we know that Starfield is going to be an open-world action role-playing game. In the game,  you can choose your own character and unique adventure in the vast galaxy environment setting. The game was developed by Bethesda Game Studios and it will be published by Bethesda Softworks LLC. There are 4 different editions of the game that fans can pre-order for PC and the Xbox Series X|S including perks and now, Bethesda has revealed more crucial information about the game’s official release. Hence, keep on reading to learn about all the information about Starfield’s launch times and PC specs. 

Bethesda Game Studios Reveals Starfield’s Global Release Times and PC Specs in a Blog Post

Starfield Announces Global Release Timings and PC Specs

Credit: Bethesda

 

It was announced earlier by Bethesda Game Studios that the early access release date for the game, Starfield, is September 1, 2023. Later, the official release date was announced which is 5 days after the early-access release on September 6, 2023. Now, in a blog post on August 28th, 2023, Bethesda has announced the global release times for the game along with the recommended PC specifications. Here is the picture that details all the information for the global release times for Starfield on September 6th, 2023 all around the world: 

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Starfield

Credit: Bethesda

 

In the blog post, it was mentioned that the global release time of Starfield is 12:00 AM, i.e., midnight UTC for those of us who are still living on the “old neighborhood” called Earth. As you can see in the picture given above, the early access release and full release times are the same, besides the date of course. Some time zones are not mentioned in the picture, so for people in the Pacific time zones, the release time is 5:00 PM PST. For people in the Eastern time zones, the release time is 8:00 PM EST. For people in Europe using the Daylight Saving Timezone, the release time is 1:00 AM BST.

Moving on to the PC specifications for the game, Bethesda mentioned both minimum PC specifications requirements and recommended PC specifications in the blog post. Here are both of the PC specifications in detail:

Minimum PC Specifications:

Here are the minimum required PC specifications for playing Starfield as stated by Bethesda: 

  • OS: Windows 10 version 21H1 (10.0.19043)
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X, Intel Core i7-6800K
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 5700, NVIDIA GeForce 1070 Ti
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Storage: 125 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD Required

Recommended PC Specifications:

Here are the recommended PC specifications for playing Starfield as stated by Bethesda: 

  • OS: Windows 10/11 with updates
  • Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X, Intel i5-10600K
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
  • DirectX: Version 12
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 125 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: SSD Required
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If you couldn’t tell already, something is common in both the minimum and recommended PC specs given by Bethesda. In both, an SSD and 125 GB of available space are mentioned. This makes sense because of the statement made prior by Todd Howard, Bethesda’s executive producer. He made a statement about the performance of Starfield saying that the game will run at 30 FPS and 4K on the Xbox Series X alongside running at 30 FPS and 1440p on the Xbox Series S. Needless to say, those who have pre-ordered the game can look forward to playing it quite soon on September 1, 2023. Stay tuned for more news on Starfield as we will make sure to keep you updated!

Starfield Announces Global Release Timings and PC Specs
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