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Sons of the Forest PC

Sons of the Forest is an FPP survival horror game and a sequel to The Forest from 2018. Once again, the work of Endnight Games takes place on a horrifying island inhabited by foul mutants.

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Sons of the Forest Release Date PC

early access

23 February 2023

2023

2023

Steam

developer: Endnight Games publisher: Endnight Games

English language game language: English

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Sons of the Forest is the second installment of a popular survival horror series originating from 2018. It was developed by the Endnight Games, the same studio as its predecessor.

Plot

In Sons of the Forest we play as a survivor of a helicopter crash, stranded in the middle of a vast forest. We must find our missing companions alongside a way out. The forest, unfortunately, is overrun by mutated creatures out for our blood.

Mechanics

The gameplay of Sons of the Forest is shown from the first-person perspective (FPP). The game features an open, freely traversible world. Aside from the dense forest, a river leading into picturesque waterfalls or a vast beach, we may also head into dark caves Since our predicament is quite dangerous, survival elements and an extensive crafting system play an important role .

In order to obtain food, we must first gather wood and create makeshift weapons. This resource, which is rather abundant, can also be used to create an impressive camp (a multi-floor compound surrounded by a palisade; smaller shelters get outclassed rather quickly, and a stretched out tarp soon stops being enough). As for weapons - though simple spears and knives are enough to kill non-aggressive animals (such as turtles), we need much more potent firepower to hold off mutants and delve into their territory . Firearms are uncommon, but we may acquire one if lucky enough. One should still be careful though, for even a stun gun or a high-caliber gun may not be enough against the sheer numbers of mutants. As if that wasn't enough, soon we'll end up facing even more twisted and powerful creatures , defeating which is much more challenging.

Game modes

Sons of the Forest is playable in singleplayer or co-op.

Technical aspects

The visuals of Sons of the Forest are rather high-quality. The richly detailed environments densely covered with vegetation and varied, realistically animated enemies may be especially appealing.

Last updated on 24 February 2023

Game mode: single / multiplayer Multiplayer mode: Internet Player counter: 1-8

Expectations: 9.0 / 10 based on 432 votes.

Age restrictions Sons of the Forest : 18+

Sons of the Forest System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-8400 2.8 GHz / AMD Ryzen 3 3300X 3.8 GHz
  • 12 GB RAM
  • graphic card 3 GB GeForce GTX 1060 / 4 GB Radeon RX 570 or better
  • 20 GB SSD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i7-8700K 3.7 GHz / AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8 GHz
  • 16 GB RAM
  • graphic card 11 GB GeForce GTX 1080 Ti / 8 GB Radeon RX 5700 XT or better
  • 20 GB SSD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
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