Street Fighter is without doubt amongst the most anticipated games for the year 2016. Developed by Capcom the game will be making it to Microsoft Windows and the PlayStation 4 and will be counted among the few titles that will let you experience the adventures of cross-platform gaming.

Capcom confirms the minimum and recommend specs required for the game, paving way for the question, is your rig powerful enough? To clear any confusions capcom states ” Just so there’s no confusion, the minimum specs are what is required for SFV to even run on your PC while the recommended specs (in bold) are necessary to achieve an optimal SFV experience ”

OS Version

  • Recommended: Windows 7 64-bit


  • Minimum: Intel Core i3-4160 @ 3.60GHz
  • Recommended: Intel Core i5-4690K @3.50GHz


  • Minimum: 6 GB DDR3
  • Recommended: 8 GB DDR3


  • Minimum: NvidiaGTX 480 (or higher)
    • Nvidia GTX 570 (or higher)
    • Nvidia GTX 670 (or higher)
    • Recommended: GTX 960


  • Broadband Connection Required

DirectX Version

  • Minimum: DirectX 11
  • Recommended: DirectX 11

Sound Card

  • Minimum: DirectX compatible soundcard or onboard chipset

Capcom is very ambitious about its installment and has set some very high expectations as the company hopes to sell around 2 million copies for the game after its release and by the end of their fiscal year. Street Fighter 5 is going to add new characters to the franchise and we will also see further developments through updates as the states ” Street Fighter V will launch with a core roster of 16 playable characters, with 4 of them being brand new fighters to the Street Fighter universe. Post-launch, we will be adding new characters to the roster on a continuous basis, which will provide new content for players to enjoy.”

In other news Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has made very interesting revelations and has answered to quires made by gaming community regarding the lofty promotion and market push Sony made for its exclusive Until Dawn. Yoshida pointed out that regional dynamics and budget has alot of role to play for any promotions for their titles.


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