Starfield Global Launch Times and PC Specifications Unveiled

Prepare for Take-off in Starfield

The highly anticipated arrival of Starfield is nearly upon us, and Bethesda has now revealed the worldwide release schedule. Additionally, they’ve shared the required PC specifications for a smooth gameplay experience. We will finally be able to enjoy the game in early access on Friday, September 1.

In a recent blog post, Bethesda Game Studios provided crucial information to those still residing on this aging planet called Earth. To kick things off, it revealed the timing of the release for those who will have early access to Starfield.

Your journey into the great beyond on September 1 is guaranteed if you purchase the premium edition, premium edition upgrade, or the Constellation Edition. But if you happen to have the standard edition, your take-off will be delayed till September 6.

Check out the image below to know all the global release times. Gamers from Eastern and Pacific time zones can start playing the game at 5 pm PT/8 pm ET on 31 August. This corresponds to September 1st at 1:00 AM BST or 10:00 AM AEST.


We have also listed the minimum and recommended specifications for PCs below:


OS: Windows 10 version 21H1 (10.0.19043)
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X, Intel Core i7-6800K
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 5700, NVIDIA GeForce 1070 Ti
DirectX: Version 12
Storage: 125 GB available space
Additional Notes: SSD Required


OS: Windows 10/11 with updates
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X, Intel i5-10600K
Memory: 16 GB RAM
Graphics: AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080
DirectX: Version 12
Network: Broadband Internet connection
Storage: 125 GB available space
Additional Notes: SSD Required

Todd Howard of Bethesda has confirmed that Starfield will run at 4K/30 FPS on the Xbox Series X and 1440p/30 FPS on the Xbox Series S.