Housemarque’s dazzling sci-fi bullet-hell return to PC has finally been given an official release date. PlayStation and Housemarque have announced that Returnal is coming to PC on February 15 with full system requirements.
In a blog post, brand director Mikael Haveri revealed some of the game’s PC features and system requirements. Returnal will support Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR upscaling technologies, as well as Nvidia NIS for users who do not have DLSS or FSR-supporting hardware.
Housemarque’s 2021 PS5 hit Returnal is now coming to PC on February 15, bringing with it some of the best features from the console version. In addition to a brand new trailer, Sony and developer Housemarque have unveiled the game’s full PC system requirements, as well as details on its dazzling next-gen visuals.
The PS5 roguelike centres around Selene, a deep-space astronaut who crash-lands on a mysterious alien planet. Each time you die, the world changes, introducing new weapons and abilities to explore.
In a new post on PlayStation Blog, Sony and Housemarque have revealed that the PC port of Returnal will feature Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR upscaling techniques to allow players to dial up their framerate without sacrificing resolution or visual quality. In addition, support for Nvidia’s NIS (Nvidia Image Scaling) has also been added to help players with lower-end GPUs achieve better performance without sacrificing resolution.
Additionally, Returnal will offer 21:9 and 32:9 HD resolutions with ray-traced shadows and reflections. It will also support 3D audio with Dolby Atmos, DualSense haptic feedback, and a variety of controller customization options for the ultimate sci-fi and horror experience.
The once PlayStation 5 exclusive Returnal is set to make the jump to PC on February 15 with a host of features that aren’t available on console. In an official blog post, Housemarque and Sony have announced the upcoming port’s release date as well as its finalized system requirements.
The game will support Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR upscaling technologies, which should allow players to dial up their framerate without compromising visual quality or resolution. It will also support Nvidia NIS, for gamers who can’t run DLSS or FSR, but still want better performance.
In addition to this, Returnal supports ray-traced shadows and reflections, ultrawide 21:9 and 32:9 aspect ratios, 3D audio solutions (Dolby Atmos or proprietary), and full DualSense haptic functionality.
With an impressive list of flagship PC gaming features, Returnal is set to be one of the most compelling PS5 to PC ports. If you’re interested in playing it, you can pre-order it on Steam right now.
Returnal, the dazzling sci-fi adventure developed by Finnish studio Housemarque and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, will be released on PC on February 15. The game will arrive with a ton of PC-exclusive features, including Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR upscaling technologies.
The title will also feature ray-traced reflections and shadows, as well as 21:9 and 32:9 resolution support. The PC port will also be able to offer players 3D audio and ray-traced sound through headphones or compatible speakers, as well as native DualSense controller support with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.
The PC version will be available on February 15, 2023, worldwide. The game will require a minimum of a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB) or AMD Radeon RX 580 (8GB) GPU and 60GB of storage. For more powerful systems, a Nvidia RTX 3080 Ti (12GB) or AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT GPU is recommended. Additionally, 32GB of RAM is required to run the game at its recommended settings, which will provide a maximum of 60fps across all graphics modes.
Returnal, one of the first compelling PS5 exclusives to make its way to PC, will launch on February 15. Sony and developer Housemarque have revealed a list of flagship PC gaming features, including Nvidia DLSS and AMD FSR upscaling, ray-traced shadows and reflections, ultrawide aspect ratio support, 3D audio support with Dolby Atmos, and full DualSense haptic feedback.
As with other PlayStation to PC ports, the game requires a powerful GPU and CPU to handle its high resolutions and framerates. It also recommends a solid state drive for storage, though an HDD will do the trick if necessary. In a graphic released earlier, Housemarque recommended 32GB of RAM to play the game at Recommended settings.