Fallout 3 Goes Gold, PC System Specs Revealed

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Bethesda Softworks is happy to announce today (and we’re happy to hear it!) that Fallout 3 has officially gone gold and will land on North American store shelves on October 28th for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 (Europe, Australia and UK launches follow on Oct. 30th and 31st).

“Fallout 3 has been the biggest project we’ve ever undertaken,” said Todd Howard, game director for Fallout 3. “It’s been a long journey and we’re really happy with how it turned out. We can’t wait for everyone to get a chance to play it.”

Bethsoft’s Fallout 3 online FAQ has also been updated, mainly to provide the PC version’s minimum and recommended system requirements, which I’ve posted for your perusal on the jump.

Fallout 3 Minimum System Requirements:

* Windows XP/Vista
* 1GB System RAM (XP)/ 2GB System RAM (Vista)
* 2.4 Ghz Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent processor
* Direct X 9.0c compliant video card with 256MB RAM (NVIDIA 6800 or better/ATI X850 or better)

Fallout 3 Recommended System Requirements:

* Intel Core 2 Duo processor
* 2 GB System RAM
* NvidiaDirect X 9.0c compliant video card with 512MB RAM (NVIDIA 8800 series, ATI 3800 series)
* Supported Video Card Chipsets:

o NVIDIA GeForce 200 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 9800 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 9600 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 8800 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 8600 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 8500 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 8400 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 7900 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 7800 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 7600 series
o NVIDIA Geforce 7300 series
o NVIDIA GeForce 6800 series
o ATI HD 4800 series
o ATI HD 4600 series
o ATI HD 3800 series
o ATI HD 3600 series
o ATI HD 3400 series
o ATI HD 2900 series
o ATI HD 2600 series
o ATI HD 2400 series
o ATI X1900 series
o ATI X1800 series
o ATI X1600 series
o ATI X1300 series
o ATI X850 series

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