The Forest

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The Forest
The Forest cover
Endnight Games
Unity 5[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows April 30, 2018[3]
The Forest on Wikipedia

General information

Official website
Official wiki
Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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All versions require Steam DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SKS\TheForest\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/242760/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\SKS\TheForest\
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/242760/pfx/[Note 2]
Five manual save slots available.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Graphic settings.
Graphic settings.

Input settings[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.
Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Mouse buttons cannot be bound. Enter cannot be bound to commands.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Launcher requires mouse input.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sound Effects and Music
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play
8 Co-op

Connection types

VR support[edit]

3D modes Native Notes
Nvidia 3D Vision
Use Helix Mod: The Forest.
Devices Native Notes
Tobii Eye Tracking
Use Tobii Game Hub. Supports head tracking.

Issues fixed[edit]

Key binding screen is unresponsive[edit]

The keybinding screen may be unresponsive at lower frame rates (~40-50 fps or lower).
Decrease graphical settings to increase frame rate

Temporarily lowering graphical settings to bring frame rate up should solve the issue.

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Dual Core 2.4 GHz
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 5 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT
DirectX 9.0 compatible


  1. Unity engine build: 5.6.5f1[1][2]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/242760/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (242760) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.


  1. v0.16 - The Forest Unity 5 update! - Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: The Forest
  2. Verified by User:Vetle on 2018-05-09
  3. The Forest :: V1.0 - last accessed on 2018-05-01
  4. Verified by User:Rose on 2019-02-19
    The sub and the rear speakers were used.