Battlefield 1 is a multiplayer first-person shooter set during World War I. It’s the first main entry in the Battlefield series since Battlefield 4 in 2013. In the game, players take a side in the historic conflict and wage war across a number of maps and scenarios, with up to 64 players competing in a match.

This guide takes a close look at Battlefield 1's graphical settings and the impact they have on the game. We'll also give you a good idea of the kind of PC hardware you'll need to run Battlefield 1 to your satisfaction. If you just want to know what to buy without all the in-depth analysis, you can skip to the Recommendations Section.

If you already have a PC but want to know what settings to use for best performance, check out the Graphical Settings section.

Battlefield 1 is built on EA’s Frostbite 3 engine, the same engine used for Battlefield 4, Battlefield: Hardline, and Star Wars: Battlefront. Considering how impressive the game is visually, Battlefield 1 runs very well on the average modern PC gaming setup.

To get started, let's take a look at what Logical Increments tiers are best for playing Battlefield 1.

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