The Forest

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

General information

Official website
Official wiki
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Humble Store
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Windows
Steam
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Windows
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
Remapping
Mouse buttons cannot be bound. Enter cannot be bound to commands.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
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
[4]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Russian

Network[edit]

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]

API[edit]

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

System requirements[edit]

Windows
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

Notes

  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.

References

  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.