Windows 11 & Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Introducing Windows 11

The best Windows ever for gaming.

Introducing Windows 11

 

Windows 11 introduces users to a new innovative experience that brings you closer to things that you love.

Windows 11 is now the default OS option across the majority of our prebuilt and custom built gaming systems.

 

Any qualifying Stormforce Gaming PCs that have a valid Windows 10 license will get a free upgrade to Windows 11.

The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices in late 2021 into 2022. Timing varies by device.

Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-spec)

Immersive Graphics

Windows 11 offers innovative graphics technology that can enhance every aspect of your gaming experience.

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DirectX 12 Ultimate

Experience Incredibly realistic lighting, reflections, and shadows for insane performance and frame rates with DirectX 12 Ultimate.

Auto HDR

Auto HDR allows supported games to come to life like never before with an increased range of brightness values and colors.

Minimum System Requirements

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These are the minimum system requirements for installing Windows 11 on a PC. If you are unsure whether your PC meets these requirements, you can check with your PC Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or, if your device is already running Windows 10, you can use the PC Health Check app to assess compatibility.

Your device must be running Windows 10, version 2004 or later, to upgrade. Free updates are available through Windows Update in Settings>Update and Security.

Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC).
RAM 4 gigabyte (GB).
Storage 64 GB or larger storage device Note: See below under “More information on storage space to keep Windows 11 up-to-date” for more details.
System firmware UEFI, Secure Boot capable. Check here for information on how your PC might be able to meet this requirement.
TPM Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0. Check here for instructions on how your PC might be enabled to meet this requirement.
Graphics card Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver.
Display High definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per colour channel.
Internet connection and Microsoft account Windows 11 Home edition requires internet connectivity and a Microsoft account.
Switching a device out of Windows 11 Home in S mode also requires internet connectivity. Learn more about S mode here.
For all Windows 11 editions, internet access is required to perform updates and to download and take advantage of some features. A Microsoft account is required for some features.

Certain features require specific hardware. System requirements to run some apps will exceed the Windows 11 minimum device specifications. Check device compatibility information specific to the apps you want to install. Available storage on your device will vary based on installed apps and updates. Performance will scale with higher end, more capable PCs. Additional requirements may apply over time and for updates.

Xbox Game Pass

Playtime. Anytime.

Windows 11 takes gaming to a whole new level with graphics capabilities that rival reality. Discover your next favourite game with Xbox Game Pass, giving you access to over 100 high-quality games (membership sold separately)

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Get access to over 100 high-quality games with new titles added all the time. Play directly on PC, console and supported mobile devices from the cloud with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

*Requires the latest version of Windows 10 or Windows 11. All qualifying Stormforce Gaming systems must meet the specified minimum system requirements for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Play Day One

Play brand new games on day one from Xbox Games Studios and Bethesda Softworks, plus select indies and blockbusters.

Xbox Day One Games

Stay Connected Whilst Gaming

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Xbox Game Bar

Xbox Game Bar gives you a customisable gaming overlay with multiple utilities and easy access to widgets to help you always stay in the game.

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Social Gaming

Xbox Game Bar can help make your gaming experience more social than ever. Chat with friends while you play and find new teammates with the Looking For Group app.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate PCs

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate FAQs

What is Xbox Game Pass Ultimate?

Immerse yourself in a library of over 100 high-quality games. Enjoy the benefits of Xbox Live Gold, EA Play, and play across devices from the cloud when you join Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

How Often Are New Games Added To The Library?

New games are added all the time, so be sure to check back often for the latest additions to the catalogue.

What Are The Minimum System Requirements For Xbox Game Pass Ultimate?

OS – Windows 10 or Windows 11
Processor – Intel® Core™ 5 quad core or higher; AMD Ryzen™ 5 quad core or higher
GPU – NVIDIA GTX 1050; AMD Radeon RX 560
Memory – 8GB RAM, 3GB VRAM
Storage – 150GB
DirectX® – DirectX 12 API
Monitor – 1080p

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