Crystal Dynamics has released minimum PC specs and enhanced features for Tomb Raider.
The game will feature full Steamworks integration and offer cloud storage for saves, multiplayer matchmaking, achievements, and automatic updates.
It will also support Steam’s Big Picture Mode and gamepads, and run on Windows XP.
Those with high-end machines will get:
Very high resolution textures with up to 16x the amount of data
Detail tessellation to enhance the detail on many surfaces in the game
Higher quality shadows
High quality bokeh depth of field with near-blur
Tessellation algorithms used to smooth out geometry
Improved cloth, SSAO, quality wetness effects, and post-filter effects.
LOD quality is adjustable for better quality on higher-end machines.
Minimum system requirements for PC:
Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista,7,8 (32bit/64bit)
DirectX 9 graphics card with 512Mb Video RAM:
AMD Radeon HD 2600 XT
Dual core CPU:
AMD Athlon64 X2 2.1 Ghz (4050+)
Intel Core2 Duo 1.86 Ghz (E6300)
1GB Memory (2GB on Vista)
Recommended system requirements for PC:
Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM:
AMD Radeon HD 4870
nVidia GTX 480
Quad core CPU:
AMD Phenom II X2 565
Intel Core i5-750
Tomb Raider is due out on Windows PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on March 5.