Sons Of the Forest: Best Optimization Guide | Max FPS

Sons of the Forest is an amazing survival game where you get to start from scratch and work your way up to becoming the greatest survivors out there. In this game, you can explore the forest and obtain various different tools that have been forgotten or stranded by different survivors who didn’t make it.

In this guide, we will show you the best FPS settings for a low-end PC for Sons of the Forest.

Best Optimization Guide | Max FPS

Before we start off, we will list the things that we will go through in order to get the best optimization in Sons of the Forest.

  • Display Settings
  • Preset
  • Draw Distance
  • Ambient Occlusion
  • Fog
  • Anisotropic Textures
  • Shadow Quality
  • Clouds & Grass
  • Water
  • Parallax Distance & Billboard Quality
  • Texture Resolution
  • Dynamic Resolution
  • Bloom
  • Screen Space Reflection
  • Motion Blur
  • Contact Shadows
  • Chromatic Aberration
  • Style & Color Grading
  • Gameplay/FOV

Display Settings

The resolution needs to match your monitor here. Set your game to full-screen mode to make sure background apps don’t interfere.

Disable your Vsync and make sure to have your FPS limiter to below 70 FPS. You can turn the gamma and brightness however you like.


For the graphics quality preset you want to set up the following controls.

  • Quality Preset – Custom
  • Dwar Distance – Medium
  • Ambient Occlusion – Low
  • Fog Quality – Low
  • Anisotropic Textures – On
  • Shadow Quality – Low
  • Clouds – Low
  • Grass – Low
  • Water – Low
  • Parallax Distance – Medium
  • Billboard Quality – Medium
  • Texture Resolution – Full


When it comes to the features, here you will mess around with the motion effects and some of the particle effects. Here is a list on how you can fully optimize your game.

  • Anti Aliasing – TAA
  • Dynamic Resolution – DLSS
  • DLSS – Quality
  • Bloom – On
  • Screen Space Reflection – On
  • Motion Blur – Off
  • Micro Shadowing – Off
  • Contact Shadows – Off
  • Chromatic Aberration – On


When it comes to style, it’s all up to you. You can change these settings however you like, we do recommend the following options:

  • Film Grain – On
  • Color Grade – Default


The field of view is all up to you, depends on how you want your game to look and how far you want to look.

And there you have it. These are all the best-optimized options for a low-end PC that will guarantee you to get the best FPS performance for Sons of the Forest.

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Written by Borut Udovic

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