In this short tutorial, we’ll show you the best settings to run Psychonauts 2 smoothly on PC.
So let’s start with the Game Mode, make sure that your Game Mode is ON
Xbox Game Bar - OFF
Next, disable all your overlays, Discord Overlay, AMD or Nvidia. Normally, games on steam should be fine but on the game pass Windows Store all those game don't use any overlay. It's always causing stuttering issue, crashes and stuff like that so remove them.
Background Recording - OFF
Recorded Audio - OFF
Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling - ON
Make sure that you update your driver Radian, Nvidia or even Intel. This will fix some issues like crashes or stuttering.
In the Power Option make sure that you're using Balance or High Performance.
Now, inside of the game we’ll start with the DISPLAY.
Window Mode - Full Screen
Resolution - make sure to run at native resolution
V-Sync - OFF
Max Frame Rate - Here, you can lock your fps. I use 167 because I want to stay in my
Motion Blur - OFF
Brightness - 100
Resolution Scaling - 100
Anti-Aliasing - FXAA
Detail Distance - Medium
Texture - if you have 4GB or more on your Vram go with Very High, 3GB of Vram High, 2GB of Vram Medium and less than 2 GB Low.
Lighting - Medium
Shadows - Medium
Ambient Occlusion - Medium
Reflections - Medium
Post-Process - Medium