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Forspoken Best Settings Guide For PC

Square Enix’s action RPG, Forspoken, is now available on PC, and, given the graphically demanding nature of the game, we’ve put together the best settings for getting optimized performance on lower-to-mid end system specs.

Before we delve into the best settings for the PC version of Forspoken, make sure you’ve updated your GPU drivers and Windows to their latest respective versions. Additionally, disable or close any unnecessary background applications in order to reduce the CPU overhead as much as possible. The settings detailed ahead should provide a more optimized balance between graphics and frame rate compared to the presets available in-game.

Forspoken best settings

Forspoken Best Settings

The settings below are there to serve as a broad starting point for further optimization based on your specific hardware specs. As a result, you may need to tweak some settings until you find a sweet spot based on your display’s refresh rate and the overall performance you seek.

DISPLAY SETTINGS

  • Resolution: as per the native resolution of your display screen and preference
  • Maximum Frame Rate: depending on your display and preference
  • VSync: Off on a VRR/G-Sync supported display, On otherwise
  • Screen Mode: Fullscreen

RENDERING

  • Variable Rate Shading: Off
  • Dynamic Resolution: Off
  • Model Memory: High (or lower if VRAM is below 12GB)
  • Texture Memory: High (or lower if VRAM is below 12GB)

IMAGE QUALITY

  • AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution 2: Off on Nvidia GPUs that support DLSS, On and set to Balanced otherwise
  • Nvidia DLSS: set to Performance on Nvidia GPUs that support DLSS, Off otherwise
  • Model Detail Level: High
  • Texture Filtering: High

POST FILTERS

  • Reflections: High
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Depth of Field: On
  • Fog Quality: Standard
  • Cloud Quality: High
  • Shadow Quality: Medium (or High if GPU headroom is available)
  • Ray Traced Shadows: Off
  • Ambient Occlusion (AO): High
  • Ray Traced Ambient Occlusion: Off
  • Anti-Aliasing: Temporal AA

A playable demo for the PC version is also available to download. Read about it here.

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