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Best Steam Deck settings for Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut

Ghost of Tsushima on the go.

The long-awaited PC version of Ghost of Tsushima is finally here, and the game runs on a wide variety of hardware. So, does Ghost of Tsushima run well on handheld PCs like the Steam Deck, ROG Ally, and Lenovo Legion Go?

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Ghost of Tsushima Steam Deck Settings

With these settings, you’ll be able to maintain a solid 30 FPS on your Steam Deck when playing Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut without making the game look that much worse.

While you can just set all of the graphics to low and call it a day, you can squeeze a surprising amount of visual fidelity out of Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut on the Steam Deck and other handheld devices without tanking the framerate too much. These devices are surprisingly customizable, and that’s perfect for a game like this.

  • Texture Quality: Medium
  • Texture Filtering: 4x Anisotropic
  • Shadow Quality: Low
  • Level of Detail: Medium
  • Terrain Detail: Medium
  • Volumetric Fog: Low
  • Depth of Field: Very low
  • Screen Space Reflections: Low
  • Screen Space Shadows: Low
  • Ambient Occlusion: SSAO Performance
  • Bloom: On
  • Vignette: On
  • Motion Blur Strength: 50
  • Water Caustics: On
  • Vsync: On
  • Upscale Method – AMD FSR 3.0
  • Upscale Quality -Dynamic
  • Dynamic Resolution Scaling – 60
  • Anti-Aliasing – AMD FSR 3.0

If you want, you can drop some of the settings a bit lower and shoot for a 40 FPS target for a smoother experience. It may not seem that much higher than 30 FPS, but trust us, 40 FPS feels a whole lot closer to 60 than it does 30. A lot of PS5 games offer a 40 FPS mode nowadays, for example, so people are starting to catch on to that fact. Just make sure to set your device’s refresh rate to 40hz to match the framerate target.

There’s a lot to love about Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, and now the game is even more accessible on PC. Whether you want incredibly high framerates or a portable experience, you can tweak the game’s settings to accommodate your wishes. You can even earn PlayStation Trophies on PC for the first time ever with Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, so Sony’s future on PC continues to look bright.

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Currently serving as a Senior Staff Writer at PC Invasion, Diego Perez has been writing about video games since 2018, specializing in live service games like Destiny and Final Fantasy XIV. His work is featured at publications like Game Rant and Attack of the Fanboy (where he served as Associate Editor), but PC Invasion is home to his best work. When he's planning content or writing guides, he's yelling about Ape Escape or grinding Lost Sectors in Destiny. Plus, he has a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Media Studies for Texas A&M University.