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Aliens: Colonial Marines PC Specs



If you aren’t yet ready for Aliens: Colonial Marines then you have just a few more weeks to get ready and you can start by taking a look at the PC requirements for the game.

Thankfully, the PC specifications aren’t too hectic and most gamers should be able to play the game when it’s released which should be 12 February. If you don’t think your PC can handle it, the game will be coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as well, so never fear.

Minimum Specs:


  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3
  • Processor: 2 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
  • RAM: 2GB RAM (XP), 2GB RAM (Vista)
  • HD: 20GB free hard disk space
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
  • Video Card: Nvidia GeForce 8500 or ATI Radeon HD 2600 (256 minimum)


Recommended Specs:

  • Operating System: Windows XP SP3/Vista/Windows 7
  • Processor: 2.3 GHz Intel Quad Core Processor
  • RAM: 2GB RAM
  • HD: 20GB free hard disk space
  • Optical Drive: DVD
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible
  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX560 or ATI Radeon HD 5850 (512 minimum)


In addition to releasing the system specifications, gamers can now also pre-purchase Aliens: Colonial Marines through Steam for $49.99 (around R440) and will receive a prototype rifle to use in-game. Of course, pre-purchasing through Steam also means you can download the game a few days before release and have it ready to play as soon as it unlocks.




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