The Minimum System Configuration is as follows:
Microsoft® Windows® 98SE/ME/2000/XP
Pentium® III 1.0GHz (1000MHz) or Athlon™ 1.0GHz (1000MHz) processor or higher
8x Speed CD-ROM drive (1200KB/sec sustained transfer rate) and latest drivers
2.9GB of uncompressed free hard disk space (plus 500MB for Windows® swap file)
100% DirectX® 9.0b compatible 16-bit sound card and latest drivers
100% Windows® 98SE/ME/2000/XP compatible mouse* keyboard and latest drivers
DirectX® 9.0b (included)
3D hardware Accelerator Card Required - 100% DirectX® 9.0b compatible 64MB Hardware Accelerated video card and the latest drivers .
Compatible cards include:
ATI® Radeon 7200
ATI® Radeon 8500
ATI® Radeon 9000
ATI® Radeon 9500
ATI® Radeon 9600
ATI® Radeon 9700
ATI® Radeon 9800
All Nvidia® GeForce 2 and higher
Multiplayer Requirements are as follows:
Internet (TCP/IP) and LAN (TCP/IP) play supported.
Internet play requires broadband connection and latest drivers.
LAN play requires network interface card and latest drivers.
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