Optimizing game performance

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by Intrepid Studios

If you've checked that your system meets the minimum system requirements and you're looking to optimize game performance, here are some additional steps you can take:

1) Update graphics drivers

Keeping your graphics drivers up-to-date is a good way to make sure you have the most stable gaming experience.

For instructions on how to download the latest drivers for your graphics card, check the manufacturer websites below:

AMD: https://www.amd.com/en/support 

NVIDIA: https://www.geforce.com/drivers 

 

2) Reduce graphics settings

There are several in-game options you can adjust and lower in order to address performance issues. 

  • Launch the game from the Launcher
  • Select "Settings" from the in-game menu
  • Select the "Video" options tab
  • You can adjust the following settings to optimize game performance:
    • Display Resolution: Lowering your resolution may improve performance.
    • Frame Rate Limit: Limiting your frame rate may improve performance (note that "0" means no frame rate limit is in place).
    • Quality Options: Setting your effects, texture, and other quality options to "Low" may improve performance.
    • View Distance Quality: Lowering your view distance quality to "Near" may improve performance.
  • Apply your Settings changes, confirm, and exit the menu.