Freelancer 1.0: System Requirements

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This article contains a list of the minimum and recommended system requirements for Microsoft Freelancer, version 1.0.


Minimum Requirements

The minimum system requirements for Freelancer 1.0 are:
  • One of the following Microsoft operating systems:
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
    • Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Microsoft Windows XP
  • A 600 megahertz (MHz) processor.
  • 128 megabytes (MB) of RAM.
  • A 4x CD or DVD drive.
  • 1.3 gigabytes (GB) of available hard-disk space, plus space for saved games. Additional space is required for the Windows paging file and for the installation of DirectX 9.
  • 16 MB video adapter with DirectX 9 compatible driver.
  • A sound card that is compatible with DirectX 9.
  • A keyboard.
  • A mouse or other compatible pointing device.
  • An Internet Connection for multiplayer games.
  • A 56-kilobits-per-second (kbps) v.90 modem.

Recommended Configuration

The recommended hardware and driver configurations are:
  • 1 Gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor.
  • 256 MB of RAM.
  • An 8x or faster CD or DVD drive.
  • A 32 MB video adapter with a DirectX 9 compatible driver.

Recommended for Hosting Multiplayer Games

The minimum and recommended system requirements are the same for hosting multiplayer games, but a broadband or local area network (LAN) connection is preferred.


Article ID: 814552 - Last Review: September 29, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
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