Unlock the Secrets: How to Maximize FPS in Dragon's Dogma 2 on PC - Optimization, Settings, and More!

Upon the release of Dragon's Dogma and Dark Arisen over a decade ago, the concept of achieving 120 FPS in gaming was beginning to gain traction, particularly among PC enthusiasts. Dragon's Dogma 2, with its visually stunning graphics, leverages modern PC technology to its fullest, although running the game at 120 FPS remains a challenge for many due to hardware limitations.

While console gamers are restricted to 30 FPS, Dragon's Dogma 2 on PC offers the possibility of much higher frame rates. Adjusting your monitor's settings and selecting an option within the game can achieve this, although the game's less-than-ideal PC optimization may hinder performance on even high-end setups.

Adjusting Settings for 60 FPS & 120 FPS in Dragon's Dogma 2

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Access the "Graphics" section from the main or in-game Options menu. Here, you'll find a plethora of visual adjustments, but initially focus on the "Refresh Rate" option. It typically defaults to slightly below 60 or 120 FPS, based on your monitor's standard refresh rate, but may not always automatically set correctly. Modify this setting to your preferred refresh rate for Dragon's Dogma 2 by scrolling and utilizing the right D-pad on your controller or clicking the corresponding button. Save your changes to apply the new cap.

Even after these adjustments, some players may still encounter difficulties achieving 120 FPS. To address this, ensure your "Display Mode" is set to "Fullscreen" and your Frame Rate is capped at 120 FPS or set to "Variable". If performance issues persist, tweaking the graphics settings to favor higher FPS might be necessary.

Enhancing FPS Through Graphics Settings in Dragon's Dogma 2

For those striving to maintain a steady framerate without compromising visual quality, fine-tuning your settings to alleviate the burden on your GPU and CPU is crucial, especially given the game's CPU-heavy demands due to numerous NPCs. Here are strategies to improve FPS, from most to least effective: