The Forest System Requirements

Last updated: 3 December 2021

Curious if your PC can run The Forest? On this page you will find The Forest system requirements for PC (Windows). We constantly update our data to provide you with latest and most accurate requirements.

Test your PC to see if it will run The Forest or check system requirement details for CPU, operating system, graphics and sound cards, required disk space and more for each of the supported platforms.

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  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s CPU name will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Processor’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. In the opened menu click on ‘Device Manager’
  3. In ‘Device Manager’ click on the arrow next to ‘Display adapters’
  4. Under the drop-down, you will see the GPU that your computer is using

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. Your computer’s RAM will be displayed under ‘Device Specifications > Installed RAM’

  1. Right-click the Windows icon in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen
  2. Click on the ‘System’ Tab in the pop-up menu
  3. You can see if Windows is 64 or 32 bit under ‘System type’
  4. You can see Windows version under ‘Windows edition’

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The Forest Windows Requirements

The Forest system requirements for Windows
Minimum Requirements Recommended Requirements
OS
OS
Windows 7
OS
Windows 7
Processor
Processor
Processor
Memory
Memory
4 GB
Memory
4 GB
Graphics
Graphics
Graphics
DirectX
DirectX
Version 9.0
DirectX
Version 9.0
Storage
Storage
5 GB
Storage
5 GB
Sound Card
Sound Card
DirectX-compatible
Sound Card
DirectX-compatible
Additional Notes
Additional Notes
32bit windows users need to ensure they have at least 4gb of usable on their system.
Additional Notes

The Forest minimum requirements for Windows assume having at least Windows 7 operating system. Your processor should be Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz or a more powerful one. The minimum RAM requirement is 4 GB. As for a graphics card, it should be NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT. You also have to have 5 GB free disk space to install the game.

If you go for recommended requirements for The Forest for Windows, your operating system should be Windows 7. Recommended CPU would be Quad Core CPU or equivalent. For RAM, it is recommended to have 4 GB or more. And video card — NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560.

Game Details

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.

Release date
30 April, 2021
Required age
18+
Metacritic score
83/100
OpenCritic Score
81.38/100
Categories
Single-player, Multi-player, Co-op, Online Co-op, LAN Co-op
Genres
Action, Adventure, Indie, Simulation
Supported languages
English*, French, German, Czech, Finnish, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese - Brazil, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Italian, Spanish - Spain
* languages with full audio support
Developers
Endnight Games Ltd
Publishers
Endnight Games Ltd
Official website
survivetheforest.com
Support website
[email protected]
Support website
store.steampowered.com

FAQs

Can I run The Forest?

You would be able to run The Forest on your PC if it meets minimum requirements below. You can also use our free test tool to check it!

Minimum requirements for Windows are:

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

Can I play The Forest with 3 GB of RAM?

No, this is not enough to play The Forest. The minimum RAM is 4 GB.

Can I play The Forest with 4 GB of RAM?

Yes, The Forest can run with 4 GB of RAM. It's a minimum requirement.

How much RAM does The Forest need?

You need at least 4 GB of RAM to run The Forest on PC.

What processor do I need for The Forest?

Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz is a minimum requirement for PC to be able to run The Forest.

How many GB is The Forest?

At least 5 GB of disk space is required to install The Forest on your PC.

What graphics card do I need for The Forest?

You need NVIDIA GeForce 8800GT or more powerful video card.

What version of Windows can I use to play The Forest?

Windows 7 or newer.

What DirectX do I need to run The Forest?

Version 9.0 or greater is necessary for this game.

Can I run The Forest on my laptop?

Yes, as long as it meets minimum requirements above.

When is The Forest release date?

The Forest release date is 30 April, 2021.

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