Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a release date for the PC port of Housemarque's third-person roguelike shooter Returnal.
The game will hit Steam and the Epic Games Store on February 15, 2023. Alongside the announcement, we also get to take a look at the PC requirements for various levels of detai.
You can check out if your rig is strong enough in the handy table below.
Returnal PC Specs
|AVG Performance||720P @ 60FPS||1080P @ 60FPS||1080P @ 60FPS||4K @ 60FPS||4K @ 60FPS*|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6 GB)
AMD Radeon RX 580 (8 GB)
|NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8 GB)
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT (6 GB)
|NVIDIA RTX 2070 Super (8 GB)
AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT (12 GB)
|NVIDIA RTX 3080 (10 GB)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT (16 GB)
|NVIDIA RTX 3080 Ti (12 GB)
AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT (16 GB)
|CPU||Intel Core i5-6400 (4 core 2.7GHz)
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X (4 core 3.5GHz)
|Intel Core i5-8400 (6 core 2.8GHz)
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 (6 core 3.4GHZ)
|Intel i7-8700 (6 core 3.7 GHz)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X (8 core 3.7 GHz)
|Intel i7-9700K (8 core 3.7 GHz)
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X (8 core 3.6 GHz)
|Intel i9-11900K (8 core 3.5 GHz)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X (12 core 3.7 GHz)
|RAM||16 GB DDR4||16 GB DDR4||16 GB DDR4||32 GB DDR4||32 GB DDR4|
|OS||Windows 10 64-bit (version 1903)||Windows 10 64-bit (version 1903)||Windows 10 64-bit (version 1903)||Windows 10 64-bit (version 1903)||Windows 10 64-bit (version 1903)|
|STORAGE||60 GB HDD
|60 GB SSD||60 GB SSD||60 GB SSD||60 GB SSD|
If you're wondering what the asterisk means, using an upscaling tech like Nvidia's DLSS or AMD FSR is recommended when you have both ray-traced reflections and ray-traced shadows active.
We also get a trailer providing a deeper look at the various features that we can expect from the PC port.
If you're unfamiliar with Returnal, it's a challenging sci-fi third-person roguelike shooter developed by Housemarque and originally released for PS5 in April 2021. If you want to know whether the PC version interests you, you can check out our review of the PlayStation 5 version.