Crytek’s Hunt: Showdown, a multiplayer horror hunt game, has finally launched in early access mode. Since it’s early access, you can expect that there will be many issues in the game such as FPS stuttering, lag and so on.

This guide aims to boost your FPS so that the game becomes more playable. If you’re fine with your current settings then these settings might even improve your gaming experience in Hunt: Showdown even more! We experienced an increase of FPS by up to 85% by following these optimizations!

First you need to ensure that you meet the minimum requirements of the game and preferably the recommended system requirements as well.

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    Minimum System Requirements For Hunt: Showdown

    CPUIntel i5-6400 2.7GHz or AMD Ryzen R3 1200
    GPUGeForce GTX 660 Ti, AMD Radeon R9 370, or equivalent
    OSWindows 7, 8.1 or 10, 64-bit versions only
    HDD20GB available space required

    Recommended System Requirements For Hunt: Showdown

    CPUIntel i5-6500 3.2GHz or AMD Ryzen R5 1400
    GPUGeForce GTX 970 4GB, Radeon R9 390X, or equivalent
    OSWindows 10 64-bit version only
    HDD20GB available space required

    Hunt: Showdown Graphics Settings

    1. Set Resolution to your monitor’s native resolution
    2. Set Window Mode to Fullscreen
    3. Disable V-Sync
    4. Disable Motion Blur

    Hunt: Showdown Console Command Optimizations

    Note: You can no longer open the console so this optimization method no longer works.

    1. Open up the game and you should already have noticed some FPS improvements if you have the FPS counter enabled in Steam
    2. Press the tilde key to open up the consolehunt showdown
    3. Now enter r_TexturesStreamPoolSize <Your VRAM size in MB>
      To find out how much VRAM you have, press the Windows key and enter dxdiag. In there, you can find it in the display tab.
    4. Close the console again. Note that this has to entered every time you start the game.

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