Earlier this week, Halo developer 343 Industries finally confirmed when the Halo 5: Forge map creation tool is going to be released for PC. The release isn’t that far off as Forge is going to be out in September. The map creation tool will enable Halo 5 players to make new maps and levels on their PCs while also being able to host and play custom multiplayer matches in Halo 5. 343 Industries has now revealed the PC specifications required to run Halo 5: Forge.
Minimum requirements for Halo 5: Forge include a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 or equivalent AMD processor with 8GB RAM, 40GB HDD space, a GeForce 650 Ti graphics card, and Windows 10 Anniversary Edition version 1607 or later.
Specs recommended to run Forge in 1080p at 60 frames-per-second include a 3.4Ghz Intel Core i5-3570k or equivalent AMD processor with 12GB RAM, 40GB HDD storage, GeForce 970 graphics card with Windows 10 Anniversary Edition version 1607 and up.
Those who want to run Forge in 4K resolution at 60 frames-per-second will require a 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-4770k or similar AMD processor with 16GB RAM, 40GB HDD space and GeForce 980 Ti graphics card with similar OS.
Halo 5: Forge is due to be released for Windows 10 PC on September 8th. A new DLC pack called Anvil’s Legacy for Halo 5: Guardians on Xbox One is also going to be released on September 8th. It brings a new Warzone and Arena map as well as new weapons and weapon attachments.