lotrWith the release of Lord of the Rings: Conquest so close, the game being scheduled for release on January 16 for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 (with a Nintendo DS version in the works), Pandemic has announced the required system specs for the PC version. So here are the minimum system requirements for LotR: Conquest, as posted on the official boards:

– Operating system: XP SP2 / Vista
– 2.4 GHz Core Duo processor or equivalent
– 1 GB RAM
– A 256 MB Video Card, with support for Pixel Shader 3.0 – Nvidia 7800 or equivalent
– The latest version of DirectX 9.0c
– A DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
– At least 6 GB of hard drive space for installation

Although not stated anywhere, to get an idea about the recommended system reqs for Lord of the Rings: Conquest you could double up the minimum requirements. The result is clear: you might want to upgrade your rig, especially if previous big name games released late in 2008 didn’t run flawlessly on your system!