Bioshock Infinite PC Specs Revealed

Irrational Games has posted the PC specifications for their upcoming game Bioshock Infinite. The game will utilize DirectX 11 graphics and will be playable on a keyboard and mouse or a controller. Widescreen gaming is fully supported with new viewing mode.

They state they are "fully embracing" wide screen gaming with what they call "horizontal plus" widescreen support. The wider the horizontal resolution you use, the more of the gaming world you will see. This should be a bonus for people using dual and triple monitor setups.

The also said that there will be support for high-resolution gaming mice, and for those that prefer to play with console controllers there will be three separate console layouts and loads of configuration option. The game will be on Steam and will include Steam Cloud support so you can have your save games available to you where ever you happen to be.

The technical specs are:


  • OS: Windows Vista Service Pack-2 32-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz / AMD Athlon X2 2.7 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Drive: 20 GB free
  • Video Card: DirectX 10 compatible ATI Radeon HD 3870 / NVIDIA 8800 GT / Intel HD 3000 Integrated Graphics
  • Video Card Memory: 512 MB
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible


  • OS: Windows 7 Service Pack-1 64-bit
  • Processor: Quad Core Processor
  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Hard Drive: 30 GB free
  • Video Card: DirectX 11 compatible, AMD Radeon HD 6950 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
  • Video Card Memory: 1024 MB
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible

Other Requirements

Initial installation requires one-time broadband internet connection for Steam authentication and Platform Update For Windows Vista (KB 971644 required on Vista only for DirectX 11); software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Microsoft DirectX Runtime, Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2008 SP1, and Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable 2010 SP1.