Skull and Bones system requirements – from minimum to ultra recommendations

Skull and Bones system requirements – from minimum to ultra recommendations
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Still available in Open Beta, let’s talk about the Skull and Bones system requirements ahead of Ubisoft’s new open-world pirate game ahead of its official release date. If you’re interested in all things Skull and Bones to have your PC primed and ready to go, we’ve got you covered from best graphics settings for Skull and Bones, best GPU for Skull and Bones and best CPU for Skull and Bones for all of your Skull and Bones needs. 

Outlined below are Ubisoft’s minimum and recommended system requirements as well as our suggestions to achieve ultra system requirements, so you can achieve the best gameplay of Skull and Bones, with your current hardware, or to help you make suitable upgrades if you need to. Let’s get into it. 

Skull and Bones system requirements: minimum requirements 

Ubisoft has released the minimum requirements to run Skull and Bones. What this means is that you have to be operating on these PC components or later versions in order to run the game at its lowest present (1080p at 30fps). You’re going to need to be operating on Windows 10 (64-bit) or later. You will also need 65 GB of available storage for the game’s download size, and at minimum 8GB of RAM. An SSD is required. In terms of CPU, you’re going to need to be running on an Intel Core i7-4790 or an AMD Ryzen 5 1600 processor at minimum. And when it comes to graphics cards, you are going to require at least an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or an AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT. You’ll also need to ensure you’re running Direct X12. These minimum requirements should hopefully only be necessary for the casual gamer, running on older hardware. 

In terms of recommended settings, this is to achieve a slightly higher graphics preset of 1080p at 60fps, you’ll still need to be running on Windows 10 and DirectX 12, alongside needing the same 65GB of available storage space. That being said, the recommended settings suggest having 16GB of RAM available rather than the 8GB minimum. You’ll want to be using a core processor of AMD Ryzen 5 3600 or Intel Core i7-8700K, or a later version of these. For graphics, the recommended GPUs are an AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT or a Nvidia GeForce RT 2070 or later, as these GPUs are somewhat outdated compared to the GeForce RTX 40 series and the Radeon XT 7000 series. 

Skull and Bones system requirements: ultra requirements

Our recommendation for best GPU for Skull and Bones is the RTX 4070 Super, a graphics card that soars in 1080p and 1440p and even boasts 4K capabilities at 30 frames per second. We also recommend the AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D or Intel Core i7-14700K for best AMD and Intel processors for Skull and Bones, two CPUs that can handle the power of a GPU like the RTX 4070 Super or our high-end pick for graphics cards, the RTX 4080. We would also recommend you update your OS to Windows 11 where possible, as this will ensure your PC isn’t struggling while in need of an update, and ensure you have DirectX at version 12. While the minimum amount of RAM required is 8GB, we suggest the recommended 16GB and at least 64GB of storage available. 

Can my PC run Skull and Bones?

You will need minimum system requirements of: a core processor of at least Intel Core i7-4790 or AMD Ryzen 5 1600, a GPU of GTX 1060 or RX 5500, 8GB of RAM minimum and an available 65GB of available storage, to run the game.

What GPU do I need for Skull and Bones?

The minimum GPU required to run Skull and Bones is a GTX 1060, the recommended GPU is an RTX 2070, but our overall pick for best GPU for Skull and Bones is the RTX 4070 Super.