Ark: Survival Ascended performance settings for max FPS

Ark: Survival Ascended performance settings for max FPS - characters riding a dinosaur

Ark: Survival Ascended performance settings for max FPS - characters riding a dinosaur

If you're wondering how to get max FPS with Ark: Survival Ascended performance settings, you're in the right place. Ark: Survival Ascended is a dinosaur survival game where you can build a tribe and tame wild beasts. In this guide, we will take you through the Ark: Survival Ascended performance settings required to optimise your frames-per-second (FPS).

The action-adventure game was released recently on Steam early access by Studio Wildcard and Grove Street Games, and is a remake of the 2017 game, Ark: Survival Evolved. You will currently be able to play in battle royale mode, with DLCs coming next year.

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If you're curious to learn more about the game, check out our guide Ark: Survival Ascended release date and details. Since the game has been released on Steam, console players may be curious about when it will be available for them. To find out, take a look at our article on the release date for Ark: Survival Ascended.

Best Ark: Survival Ascended performance settings for max FPS

Ark: Survival Ascended might be difficult to run smoothly for a lot of people. Many are struggling to get the massive game to run at an acceptable frame rate. However, there are some things that you can do to get a significant FPS boost.

If you want to get the best FPS possible for your device, you should change some settings for the game. All you need to do is head into the 'Settings' menu while you're in game, and click on the tabs for 'Video, RTX, and Camera settings'. You can change it to the options specified below to get max FPS for Ark: Survival Ascended.

Video settings for max FPS

  • Resolution: 1920*1080
  • Windows Mode: Windowed Fullscreen
  • Graphics Presets: Epic
  • Advanced Graphics: Medium
  • View Distance: Low
  • Textures: Medium
  • Post Processing: Low
  • General Shadows: Medium
  • Global Illumination Quality: Medium
  • Effects Quality: High
  • Foliage Quality: Medium
  • Max Frame Rate: Off
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Light Bloom: Off
  • Light Shafts: Off
  • Low-Light Enhancement: Off
  • Enable Foliage & Fluid Interaction: On
  • Foliage Interaction Distance Multiplier: 2
  • Foliage Interaction Distance Limit: 1.5
  • Foliage Interaction Quantity Limit: 1
  • Enable Footstep Particles: No
  • Enable Footstep Decals: No
  • GUI 3D Widget Quality: 0.75

RTX settings for max FPS

  • Nvidia DLSS: On
  • Frame Generation: On
  • Super Resolution: Balanced
  • Nvidia Reflex Low Latency: On

Camera Settings for max FPS

  • Player Camera Mode: Off
  • Dino Camera Mode: Off
  • Camera FOV: 50
  • Camera Shake Scale: 0
  • Camera View Bob: Off
  • Camera FOV: 50 or lower

Additionally, you might want to turn off 'Clouds' for an added FPS boost. To do this, press '~' and type in 'r.volumetriccloud 0'.

With these settings, you should be able to obtain 60 FPS for a 1920*1080 resolution.

That's all for our guide on the best Ark: Survival Ascended performance settings for max FPS. We hope that this helped to improve your FPS so that you can have a flawless experience while hunting and taming dinosaurs.

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