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Star Citizen system requirements

One of the few popular in-development multiplayer games, Star Citizen, takes you on a journey through space where you can explore the universe, trade with fellow players and fight. The game is being developed by Cloud Imperium Games for Windows

If you’re interested to try out the game, here we’ve discussed the minimum and recommended system requirements for Star Citizen to help you ensure that your PC can run the game.


Star Citizen minimum system requirements

Following are the minimum system requirements to play Star Citizen on your PC. Note that you’ll only be able to play the game at medium or low quality settings with these stats.

Star CitizenMinimum system requirements
OSWindows 8.1/10/11#
ProcessorQuad-core (Intel Sandy Bridge or newer/AMD Bulldozer or newer)
GPU3GB dedicated VRAM/DirectX 11.1 compatible
RAM16GB
Storage83GB
Pixel/Vertex Shader5.0/5.0
#The developers are actively working on adding support for Windows 11. While the game can be played on Windows 11, you might encounter issues. The devs are testing and troubleshooting the game with Windows 11 to ensure compatibility.

Star Citizen recommended system requirements

Following are the recommended system requirements to play Star Citizen on your PC. These stats will allow your PC to run the game at optimal settings.

Star CitizenRecommended system requirements
OSWindows 10 (Latest service pack), Windows 11#
ProcessorQuad-core (Intel Sandy Bridge or newer/AMD Bulldozer or newer)
GPU4GB+ dedicated VRAM/DirectX 11.1 compatible
RAM16GB+ DDR4
Storage83GB+ SSD
Pixel/Vertex Shader5.0/5.0
#The developers are actively working on adding support for Windows 11. While the game can be played on Windows 11, you might encounter issues. The devs are testing and troubleshooting the game with Windows 11 to ensure compatibility.

How to check if your PC can run Star Citizen?

The developers released a Telemetry dashboard a few years back, which will allow you to check how well (or badly) your PC can support Star Citizen.

You can check your PC’s performance on the Star Citizen telemetry dashboard.

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