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Note: Feral incorrectly listed an AMD 5770 as the minimum, it's actually a 2GB AMD R7 260X (Driver version MESA 11.2) needed as a minimum AMD GPU.

Feral Interactive have started the week by increasing the hype for the Linux release of Tomb Raider. They have now released the system requirements!

Their wording at the bottom of this news post has me excited, as they state:
QuoteTomb Raider for Linux will be out very soon and will be available from Steam and the Feral Store.

Very much looking forward to completing this one on Linux. It's likely I will livestream it on the release day.

As for the specifications needed:

OS Ubuntu 14.04 or SteamOS 2.0 (64-bit)
Processor Intel i3 or AMD FX-6300
Graphics card 1GB
NVIDIA GeForce 640 (driver version 364.12) or 2GB AMD R7 260X (Driver version MESA 11.2)

OS Ubuntu 14.04 or SteamOS 2.0 (64-bit)
Processor Intel i5
Graphics card 3GB
NVIDIA GeForce 760 (Driver version 364.12)

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grenadecx 18 Apr, 2016

Only problem is I already got it. Maybe I should gift it to someone to support Feral.

Last edited by grenadecx on 18 April 2016 at 9:18 am UTC
Pecisk 18 Apr, 2016
Why 3GB of video memory recommended though? Usual config for 760 GTX is 2GB.
leillo1975 18 Apr, 2016
This system requirements are reasonable, and I think that the game will be released this week. I will celebrate my birthday playing it!
Samsai 18 Apr, 2016
Nice, looks like I won't have to switch GPUs when I play this!
Liam Dawe 18 Apr, 2016
Pretty impressed by those minimum requirements :)
Cmdr_Iras 18 Apr, 2016
Yeah the graphoc memory requirements are a large jump from the windows release; where reccommended only needs 1GB (less than min spec for Linux)

This is a concern, I have a GTX760 with 2GB GDDR, so at least i will hit min spec, the descrepancy is very large, I have dropped a tweet to Feral as if this is sign of thinks to come, even basic linux gaming is going to require more outlay on HW to keep pace with windows.
nocri 18 Apr, 2016
Wow, AMD GPU is supported and with similarly performant card :)
Pecisk 18 Apr, 2016
Quoting: GuestThe reason for 3gb of video memory is because if you plan to push this to the max settings this game will use it

Sure, but Windows version with 2GB works flawlessly with max settings. Don't get me wrong, I am just curious why 3 GB is needed for Max settings on Linux. I will get game anyway :)
Eike 18 Apr, 2016
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Quoting: nocriWow, AMD GPU is supported and with similarly performant card :)

But I thought Feral hates AMD!!!?!?!?!?!

Last edited by Eike on 18 April 2016 at 9:46 am UTC
Pecisk 18 Apr, 2016
And yeah, it is really nice to see AMD supported too.
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