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Homefront PC news

On February 4, 2011 by Ash Meehan

Last week Kaos Studios released news for the PC version of Homefront.

Here are some tidbits for PC players:

  • PC players can control vehicles in both 1st and or 3rd person views.
  • Various levels of piloting difficulty for helicopters will be available for PC players
      Ace: Allows for the best maneuverability, but takes the most practice to master.
      Veteran: Balanced difficulty and maneuverability.
      Rookie: Pick-up-and-play level of difficulty, least maneuverable.
  • To help get players used to different levels of pilot difficulty a practice mode will exist so you can learn to master the helicopter.
  • Squad based VOIP will be on PC version.
  • LAN support
  • Dedicated Server Browser Executable
  • No Mod tools at launch, but could come post launch.
  • Up to 32 players supported in multiplayer.
  • No Linux support.
  • Spectator mode (which can be accessed via admin commands)
  • no online pass DRM for the PC version of Homefront. But steamworks DRM will be used and will just require you to have a steam account.

and finally here are the specs for the PC version

Minimum Spec:

  • Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 2.8GHz
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Shader Model 3.0 graphics card with 256MB of memory
  • NVIDIA GeForce 7900GS or ATI Radeon 1900XT
  • 10GB of free hard drive space

Recommended Spec:

  • Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • Intel or AMD Quad Core 2 GHz+ CPU
  • 2 GB RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce 260 or ATI Radeon 4850
  • 10 GB of free hard drive space

NVIDIA 3D Vision Recommended Spec:

  • 3D Compatible NVIDIA GeForce 480/570 Series GPU
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit
  • 3D Vision-Ready Display
  • Intel Core i7 processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • 10GB of free hard drive space

For more info on PC version of Homefront head on over to Homefront community site

Author: Ash Meehan

Hi, I’m the creator of SG Gaming Info. When I’m not working on my writing or creating content for this site’s YouTube channel, I like to relax and enjoy character driven story games.

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