This time, it's the finalized hardware requirements for the PC version, which Activision has just released to allay any confusion. And here they are.
- OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 (Windows 95/98/ME/2000 are unsupported)
- Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3200+ processor or better supported
- Memory: 1 GB RAM
- Graphics: 256 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6600GT or better or ATI Radeon 1600XT or better
- DirectX®: Microsoft DirectX(R) 9.0c
- Hard Drive: 12GB of free hard drive space
- Sound: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
- Internet: Broadband connection required for Multiplayer Connectivity. Internet Connection required for activation
Excitable readers' attention may be drawn to the last item, which seems to imply that you'll have to go online and validate your ownership to play the game. Whether that includes the single-player campaign remains to be seen, and will depend on the particulars of the IWNet service.
So hey, uh, how about that service? After a few days to digest the news about the new multiplayer setup, are you feeling any better about that stuff?