The Forest
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As the lone survivor of a passenger jet crash, you find yourself in a mysterious forest battling to stay alive against a society of cannibalistic mutants. Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.
The Forest System Requirements
6 Apr 2018 - Specs reviewed

Official Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible
  • Additional Notes: 32bit windows users need to ensure they have at least 4gb of ram usable on their system.
 

Official Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Quad Core Processor
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX®-compatible
PC System Analysis For The Forest Requirements
Your PC will need a graphics card thats as powerful as a GeForce GTX 560/Radeon HD 5850 1024MB and it should be paired with either a Phenom 9500 Quad-Core/Core 2 Quad Q6400 2.13GHz CPU to match the The Forest recommended system specs. This PC setup will deliver 60 Frames Per Second on High graphics settings on 1080p monitor resolution. 4 GB will also be needed to achieve the The Forest rec specs and get 60FPS. The Forest needs a graphics card thats at least as powerful as a GeForce 8800 GT/Radeon HD 4830 512MB paired with Athlon X2 7550/Pentium Dual Core E2220 2.40GHz CPU to match the min specs. This PC setup will deliver 25-35 Frame Per Second at Low graphics setting on 720p resolution. You should also have 4 GB system memory for min specs. Make sure your GPU can run DirectX 9 or The Forest won’t run. We suggest a 10 year old PC to play smoothly.
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The Forest PC Release Date:

30 Apr 2018

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