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What Do You Need To Play Halo Infinite On PC Laptop/Desktop?

halo-infinite-multiplayer(Updated 4/18/22)  Wondering if you can run Halo Infinite on your laptop or desktop? Sure, why not? Halo Infinite has launched in open beta mode (Nov. 16, 2021) and will officially release on Dec. 8, 2021. The game is the sixth in the Halo series that started with Halo: Combat Evolved released on Nov. 15, 2001, which happens to be the same day as the ‘Infinite’ open beta launch.

That was 20 years ago. As games evolve so do the processing demands that go with higher resolution, levels of interaction, and increased framerates. It’s suggested to play Halo Infinite on a Series X, Series S or older Xbox One if you can. But if you’re a PC gamer, not any old Windows box will do.

We’ve outlined the minimum and recommended specs found in the 343 Industries graphic below. Of course, you can always shoot for the stars and go for the “Ultra” setup to maximize the experience. The more powerful your system the better the framerate and response.

Halo Infinite PC Requirements

Minimum Requirements (or greater):

  • OS: Windows 10 RS5 x64 (Oct. 2018 update)
  • CPU: AMD 5 1600 or Intel i5-4440
  • GPU: AMD RX 570 or NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti
  • VRAM: 4GB+
  • RAM: 8GB+
  • Storage: 50GB (30GB for just multiplayer)

Recommended (or greater):

  • OS: Windows 10 19H2 x64 (Nov. 2019 update)
  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X or Intel i7-9700K
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT or NVIDIA RTX 2070
  • VRAM: 8GB+
  • RAM: 16GB+
  • Storage: 50GB+ (30GB for just multiplayer)


Original publish date 11/16/2021