What Are the PC Specs for Halo: Reach?

PC Specs for Halo: Reach

Halo: Reach is making its way to the PC through Halo: The Master Chief Collection. You can play it through Steam, Microsoft Store, or grab it if you have access to the Xbox Game Pass for PC subscription service. 

While Halo: Reach initially released in 2010, Microsoft has gone above and beyond to update it for modern consoles and PCs to uplift to deliver the highest quality experience for any player. To ensure everything looks fantastic, players want to know how powerful of a PC they need to have to jump into the game on day one.

The minimum requirements to run game are:

  • 20 GB of available space on your hard drive
  • Windows 7 operating system
  • 8 GB of Ram
  • AMD HD 6850 or an NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 graphics card
  • AMD Phenom II X4 960T or an Intel i3550 processor
  • DirectX 11 and Direct3D feature level 11.1

The recommended requirements to run Halo: Reach at the best settings are:

  • 20 GB of available space on your hard drive
  • Windows 10 operating system
  • 8 GB of Ram
  • AMD Radeon R7 360 or an NVIDIA GTX 560 TI graphics card
  • AMD FX-4100 or an Intel i7-870 processor
  • DirectX 11 and Direct3D feature level 11.1

The jump between the minimum and recommended requirements for Halo: Reach is not too high. Those who do meet the minimum requirements to run Halo: Reach can expect to play the game at the highest graphics and resolution on their PC. You may want to vary and change up these settings depending on how the online gameplay of Halo: Reach works and what feels best to fight against other players.

You can pick up the game through Steam or the Microsoft store for the PC version. If you have access to Xbox's Game Pass for PC subscription, you should be able to pick up and start downloading Halo: Reach whenever you'd like to, as long as you maintain your subscription and keep it active.

Halo: Reach arrives to Halo: The Master Chief Collection for PC and Xbox One at the same time, Dec. 3.

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