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The hardware requirements are simply to high, you need a video card with 6GB of ram.
I remember when games ran nicely on a 40 MHZ 386 and a 512k trident vga card.
Modern games have an unquenchable thirst for CPU, RAM , SSD ... etc.
The madness has to end some time, before everyone goes broke building "The Ultimate Gaming PC" .
Why does everyone forget how expensive things were in the "good old days"?

"Take a look for example at this Northgate advertisement from Infoworld in May of 1991. A business-class 386/33 with 4MB of RAM, a 200MB hard disk and 14" display went for $4299. A similarly-equipped 486-33 in the April 1 issue from Tandon was $7699" https://www.zdnet.com/article/1991s-pc-technology-was-unbelievable/

That 386 is $8,635 USD in today's dollars. The pandemic has thrown prices out of whack but you can get still get a stupidly powerful PC for ~$3K CDN.
 

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There are many opinions about this. This PC Mag article explains it quite well. Anyone who really believed that it was the last does not understand tech.
To be fair, Windows 10 could have been the "last version of Windows" like OS X was the "last OS for Mac" (which it was for 15 years until it was renamed macOS). Strictly a branding exercise. Apple's version naming is somewhat a pain in the neck if you have to do tech support, with its big cat or location names along with a now almost meaningless version number. At least Microsoft has something like "21H1".
 

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Yes, that is not an excuse. Windows 10 could be Windows 10 forever as was stated. Anything else is just marketing BS, not tech at all.
Maybe read the article?

But Microsoft representatives never said that Windows 10 would be the last version of Windows—not really. That comment was actually made by Jerry Nixon, a Microsoft developer evangelist who spoke at the company’s ”Tiles, Notifications, and Action Center” presentation about Windows 10 at Microsoft’s Microsoft Ignite conference in 2015. According to the transcript of the session, Nixon’s comment was more of a throwaway line, one that he literally referred to as a segue. Microsoft developers could never talk about what they were currently working on, he said, only what they had worked on and released. That changed with Windows 10, because it was all one platform.

“All the stuff that’s coming, because even though we were announcing Windows 8.1, we were all really working on Windows 10,” Nixon said at the time. “It’s sort of a bummer in its own way. But that’s not what’s happening today.

“Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10,” Nixon continued. “And it’s really brilliant. So I can say things like, yeah, we’re working on interactive tiles and it’s coming to Windows 10 in one of its future updates, right.”

Microsoft didn’t deny what Nixon said, but it also didn’t back up the “last version” of Windows, either.

“Recent comments at Ignite about Windows 10 are reflective of the way Windows will be delivered as a service bringing new innovations and updates in an ongoing manner, with continuous value for our consumer and business customers,” says a Microsoft spokesperson in a statement to The Verge at the time. “We aren’t speaking to future branding at this time, but customers can be confident Windows 10 will remain up-to-date and power a variety of devices from PCs to phones to Surface Hub to HoloLens and Xbox.”
People were "misled" because they didn't pay attention to what was said and by who. Of course, lazy tech reporting chasing clicks happily took the dev quote out of context.
 
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