WoW: Shadowlands System Requirements, Minimum Specs
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WoW: Shadowlands System Requirements, Minimum Specs

Alex Kane
2 September 2020

Here’s what you need to run World of Warcraft: Shadowlands on both PC and Mac.

Blizzard updated the system requirements for World of Warcraft’s new Shadowlands expansion on Tuesday, and the developer strongly suggests using an SSD for this one.

“Due to potential programming changes, the minimum system requirements for World of Warcraft may change over time,” the publisher cautions.

Here’s what to look for in your gaming setup.

Minimum Requirements for Shadowlands on PC

  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Intel Core i5-3450 / AMD FX 8300
  • GeForce GTX 760 / Radeon RX 560 / Intel UHD 630
  • DirectX 11-compatible GPU with 2 GB VRAM
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 100 GB SSD or HDD
  • Broadband internet connection
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • 1024 x 768 minimum resolution

Recommended Specs for Shadowlands on PC

  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-6700K / AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
  • GeForce GTX 1080 / Radeon RX Vega 64
  • DirectX 12-compatible GPU with 8 GB VRAM
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 100 GB SSD
  • Multi-button mouse with scrolling wheel

Minimum Requirements for Shadowlands on Mac

  • macOS 10.12
  • Intel Core i5-4670
  • GeForce GT 750M / Radeon R9 M290 / Intel UHD 630
  • Metal-compatible GPU with 2 GB VRAM
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 100 GB SSD or HDD
  • Broadband internet connection
  • Keyboard and mouse
  • 1024 x 768 minimum resolution

Recommended Specs for Shadowlands on Mac

  • macOS 10.14
  • Intel Core i7-6700K
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
  • Metal-compatible GPU with 8 GB VRAM
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 100 GB SSD
  • Multi-button mouse with scrolling wheel

WoW: Shadowlands is scheduled to go live on October 27, 2020.

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