Frequently Asked Questions

What are the minimum system requirements for Planetary Annihilation?
Last Updated about a month ago

Planetary Annihilation is a cross platform client / server networked OpenGL application.

Any software that interferes with network connections or OpenGL can cause issues.

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEMS

Windows 7 Service Pack 1, 8, 8.1, 10 (64 bit)
macOS 10.7 to 10.13
Linux current mainstream distributions, e.g. Ubuntu, Mint.

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (online)
Processor: Modern quad core
Memory: 8+ GB
Graphics: OpenGL 3.2+ / Shader 3.0+ / 1 GB+ VRAM
Hard Drive: 5 GB available
Network: Stable broadband connection (avoid Wi-Fi if possible)

PA can be played online with lower specs on some systems.

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (offline, local server)
Processor: Modern quad core
Memory: 12 GB
Graphics: OpenGL 3.2+ / Shader 3.0+ / 1 GB+ GPU RAM
Hard Drive: 5 GB available

RECOMMENDED SYSTEM
Processor: Recent quad core or better
Memory: 8 GB
Graphics: Modern dedicated graphics with OpenGL 3.2+ / Shader 3.0+ / 2GB+ VRAM
Hard Drive: 7 GB available
Network: Stable broadband connection (avoid Wi-Fi if possible)

The minimum screen resolution is 1280x720.

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