Ubisoft have revealed that the Homeworld Remastered Collection will be available to buy via retail on the PC.
The retail edition will be available on May 8th. The collection includes Homeworld and Homeworld 2, which has been painstakingly remastered by Gearbox Software with high-res textures and models, new graphical effects, 4K resolution support and more in cooperation with key members of the original development team. As a free bonus, Homeworld Remastered Collection also includes the original versions of Homeworld and Homeworld 2 with compatibility updates, preserving the purest form of the original releases. Anyone who purchases Homeworld Remastered Collection will also receive free access to the Homeworld Remastered Steam Multiplayer Beta.
The retail version of Homeworld Remastered Collection also includes additional bonus items, including digital versions of the Homeworld Remastered Soundtrack and Homeworld 2 Remastered Soundtrack, plus a digital art book. The PC Specifications are as follows:
Windows Vista or Windows 7
2.2GHz Dual Core Processor or 2.3 GHz Quad Core Processor
1GB RAM or 4GB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS (512MB) / ATI Radeon HD4800 (512MB) or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 / ATI Radeon HD 5850 (1GB VRAM)
Only required for the Disk installation ( 1 Dual Layer DVD )
DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest driver
Currently at beta stage
Game engine uses OpenGL3.3 It is important that you get the latest drivers for your video card to ensure compatibility with this product.
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