Everyone's favorite blue hedgehog turns 31 on 23rd June 2022, coinciding with the release of Sonic Origins from SEGA. Sonic Origins features four classic Sonic video games, namely Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD, and Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles, and is available on consoles as well as PC. For those on the latter platform, fans of the blue hedgehog might need to know what the Sonic Origins PC specs and file size are.
In this article, we outline the Sonic Origins PC specs required to hit 60 frames-per-second (fps) for these classic titles, what resolution you can expect to run the game at, and its download/file size.
Sonic Origins PC specs for 60fps
Sonic Origins features remastered visuals, new content, and modes. The former means we don't expect a potato PC from the 1990s to run the game.
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On PC, Sonic Origins requires Windows 10 (64-bit) to play. Yes, Windows 7 is not supported on this one, as is fast becoming a tradition for PC gamers to deal with.
The blue hedgehog is, of course, all about speed. Therefore, SEGA has revealed the Sonic Origins PC specs (both minimum and recommended) for 60fps gameplay because no one wants to play Sonic titles at 30fps, right?
Below, you can check out the PC specs for Sonic Origins, alongside the expected resolution you should hit 60fps with.
Sonic Origins minimum specs (720p at 60fps)
- Processor: Intel Core i5-2400, 3.1 GHz or AMD FX-8350, 4.2 GHz
- Memory: 6 GB RAM
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750, 2 GB or AMD Radeon HD 7790, 2 GB
Sonic Origins recommended specs (1080p at 60fps)
- Processor: Intel Core i5-4570, 3.2 GHz or AMD Ryzen 3 1300X, 3.4 GHz
- Memory: 8 GB RAM
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770, 2 GB or AMD Radeon R9 280, 3 GB
This information comes directly from the game's Steam page.
Sonic Origins download/file size
At the time of writing, the exact file/download size of Sonic Origins on PC is unknown. However, we do know that on Nintendo Switch, the game weighs in at 3.6 GB, which could provide an indication that PC gamers won't have to clear more than 5 GB of HDD space.
Check out the latest Sonic Origins video below to get up to speed (get it?) on the game modes available.
So there you have it, the full PC specs for Sonic Origins, the file size, and what type of hardware you will need to run the game at 60fps.
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Featured image courtesy of SEGA.