MW3 PC requirements, FAQ and dedicated server info

By Jamie Pert - Oct 22, 2011

If you are a PC gamer who is looking forward to the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 we have lots of information for you to get through, earlier we told you all about the Prestige Shop, now thanks to a post over at the Call of Duty forums lots of questions about the PC version of MW3 have been answered.

You can see the full Q&A here, in our article we will talk about the game’s minimum requirements and some exciting information regarding the way multiplayer games will be hosted this time around.

To run the game you need to be running Windows XP, Vista or 7 with at least 2GB of RAM, 16GB free space and a processor which is equal to or better than the AMD Phenom X38750 / Intel Core 2 Duo E6600. In terms of graphics card Infinity Ward say that a 256MB ATI Radeon X1950 / NVIDIA GeForce 8600GT or better is needed with DX 9.0 or later and at least Shader 3.0. It goes without saying that for the best performance you should be using one of today’s top end video cards.

There’s lots of info to get through in terms of multiplayer game hosting, therefore it is probably best to check out the link in the article’s second paragraph for full details – however we will quickly sum things up for you.

The PC version of Modern Warfare 3 will boast dedicated servers, also there will be an in-game server browser which lets you filter in many ways such as gametype, hardcore, map, ping and much more. We can also tell you that as you would expect there is Steam Integration, a lobby system, party matchmaking and matchmaking for public games.

If you want to know the answers to any of the following questions go here.

Does the PC version of Modern Warfare 3 support the same Private Match options?
Will Modern Warfare 3 have Dedicated Servers?
Are Dedicated Servers Ranked or UnRanked?
Will MW3 on PC have unique graphic options available?
Will Remote Console (RCON) be available to server admins?
Does Modern Warfare 3 on PC support an in-game Server Browser? Can you also use matchmaking?
How is Modern Warfare 3 on PC handling anti-cheat?
Will Modern Warfare 3 on PC support STEAM?
Will Spec Ops have matchmaking on PC?
What is the Maxplayer count for Modern Warfare 3 on PC?
Will Modern Warfare 3 on PC have LAN support?
What is the overall design philosophy regarding PC? How is IW/SH providing for the unique needs of PC players?
How is the game being optimized for PC hardware?
Can we set our max FPS?
Will ‘lean’ be in the game?
Will there be Modtools for Modern Warfare 3 on PC?

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