Ghost of Tsushima: Best Graphics Settings for PC

PlayStation’s exclusive game, Ghost of Tsushima has finally made its debut on the PC platform. Of course, fans of the game will finally be able to enjoy this lovely game without owning a PlayStation console. However, there have been many times when console games that have been ported over to the PC platform have always had some sort of issues. Whether it’s the graphics performance or even stability.

So, with a popular game like Ghost of Tsushima, it would always be advisable to look for the right settings that help the game run smoothly on your PC. Until the developers release updates to make the game stable and optimized. If, even after you get the game updates, you feel the game still has some issues, it would be advisable to adjust some settings.

Best Settings for Ghost of Tsushima for PC

Since this is a new game, your mileage may vary depending on your PC’s system specifications. However, if the game doesn’t feel right, you can adjust a few settings that will help you enjoy the game in a better manner.

Choosing The Upscale Method

When it comes to gaming, there are two important GPU brands out there, AMD and Nvidia. Both brands have their image-upscaling technology. So depending on what GPU brand you are using, it would be advisable to pick the right upscaling method. So, when you head into the Display settings tab of the game, choose AMD FSR if you are using an AMD Radeon GPU. For Nvidia GPU users, simply select DLSS.

Ghosts of Tsushima Best Graphics Settings for PC

Adjusting Other Graphical Settings

Apart from just adjusting the Display settings for the game, it would be sensible to also make changes to the graphical settings. Here are the settings that you need to change.

Ghosts of Tsushima Best Graphics Settings for PC
  • Motion Blur Strength: 0 (you can increase if you prefer)
  • Field of View: 5
  • Texture Quality: Very High
  • Texture Filtering: 16x Anisotropic
  • Shadow Quality: Medium
  • Level of Detail: High
  • Terrain Detail: High
  • Volumetric Fog:  High (you can choose to lower it or turn it off)
  • Depth of Field: High
  • Screen Space Reflections: High
  • Screen Space Shadows: High
  • Ambient Occlusion: SSAO Quality
  • Bloom On or Off
  • Vignette: On or Off
  • Water Caustics: On

With the above graphical settings, you should be able to play your game easily at 1440p, provided you are using a GPU that has at least the VRAM of 8GB.

Ghost of Tsushima Platforms and System Requirements

The game is available for PC users to purchase either from the Epic Games Store or from the very popular Steam store. Here are the minimum and recommended system requirements that you need to play the game on a PC.

Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 7100 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT
  • Storage: 75GB (SSD recommended)

Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64 bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 8600 or AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • RAM: 16GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 or AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT
  • Storage: 75GB (SSD recommended)

Ghost of Tsushima: Supported Controllers

If you’re someone who is not bothered with using your keyboard to play this open-world adventure game, you can always use controllers. The game has support for PlayStation and Xbox controllers. Of course, you can always use any other controller that you regularly use to play most of your PC games.

Closing Thoughts

This concludes the guide on the settings that you would need to adjust in order rot get the best performance and optimization out of the game Ghost of Tsushima. Now that you have these settings, apply them to your game and see if you can improve the game’s performance and if you’re able to enjoy the game without having any sort of issues or problems.

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