Worried about the Dragonflight system requirements? Chickity-check the specs here.

If this isn’t your first World of Warcraft rodeo then you probably already guessed that the Dragonflight system requirements aren’t going to blow the roof off your PC tower. After all, WoW prides itself on a game that’s always played well on just about any rig imaginable, dating back years at a time in hopes of wrangling old players back to the dance.

Allow us to provide the system specs for both Windows and Mac, as well as a bit of a rewind to the Shadowlands specs if you’re wondering how the new compares with the old. Now, away we go!

Windows Dragonflight system requirements

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS SPECIFICATIONS
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows® 10 64-bit
PROCESSOR: 6 Cores; 3.5 GHz processor 8th Generation Intel® Core™ Coffee Lake; AMD Ryzen™ Zen 2
VIDEO: DirectX® 12 capable 8 GB GPU NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX AMD RDNA™ 2 Intel® Arc™ 7 Graphics
MEMORY: 16 GB RAM
STORAGE: Solid State Drive (SSD) 128GB available space
INTERNET: Broadband internet connection
INPUT: Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel
RESOLUTION:1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

Mac Dragonflight system requirements

RECOMMENDED REQUIREMENTS SPECIFICATIONS
OPERATING SYSTEM macOS® 12 (latest version)
PROCESSOR: 8 Cores, 3.6 GHz processor 9th Generation Intel®Core™ Coffee Lake Apple® M1 Max
VIDEO: Metal® capable 8 GB GPU AMD RDNA™ Apple® M1 Maxs
MEMORY: 16 GB RAM
STORAGE: Solid State Drive (SSD) 128GB available space
INTERNET: Broadband internet connection
INPUT: Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel
RESOLUTION: 1280 x 720 minimum display resolution

Note: World of Warcraft will attempt to run on hardware below minimum specifications, including HDDs, DirectX11, and older CPUs and integrated GPUs.

FileVault options and case-sensitive formatted volumes are not supported for installation of Blizzard games.

And if you’re curious for a comparison, the Shadowlands system requirements are at the link.

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Will Harrison

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Will has over a decade of print and digital journalism experience, with bylines in Polygon, The Escapist, The Toledo Blade, The Austin American-Statesman, and more. He's also the host of the World of Warcraft lore podcast Essence of Azeroth, loves Murlocs just a bit too much, and owns too many cats.