Doom PC specs released, takes up 50GB on PS4 and Xbox One

The minimum and recommended specs for DOOM have been revealed, and console players will have to clear out their HDDs.

| May 5, 2016 at 3:18 pm CDT

Bethseda has just released a launch trailer for Doom, accompanied by a fresh batch of info for id's diabolic new shooter.

We're about a week away from Doom's release, and a new update reveals the PC requirements for the hellish FPS. The minimum specs aren't too bad--you'll need at least an Intel i5 2400 CPU, an NVIDIA GTX 670 and 8GB of onboard RAM to run the game. Doom will be pretty sizable at 55GB, and PS4/Xbox One owners have to clear out 50GB of space on their consoles (which is a full 1/10th of each console's stock HDD).


  • Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
  • Intel Core i5-2400/AMD FX-8320 or better
  • NVIDIA GTX 670 2GB/AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB or better
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 55 GB free HDD space


  • Windows 7/8.1/10 (64-bit versions)
  • Intel Core i7-3770/AMD FX-8350 or better
  • NVIDIA GTX 970 4GB/AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB or better
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 55 GB free HDD space
  • Contains a single disc. Download of additional files from Steam (total amount 45 GB) is required to run the game.
  • Requires Steam activation and broadband internet connection for Multiplayer and SnapMap.

Doom is slated to release on May 13, 2016 on PC, Xbox One and PS4. Digital pre-loading on Steam and PS4 begins at 12am ET on Wednesday, May 11, whereas pre-loading is now live on the Xbox LIVE marketplace.


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