Enter a living, breathing forest, where every tree and plant can be chopped down. Below ground explore a vast network of caves and underground lakes. Crash land alone, or with friends in up to 8 player cooperative multiplayer.
Complete player freedom
Chop down trees to build a camp, or start a fire to keep warm. Scavenge food to keep yourself from starving. Find and plant seeds to grow food.
Build a small shelter or a large ocean side fortress. decorate your home with found items. Lay traps and defenses to keep a safe perimeter.
Explore and build during the day. Defend your base at night. Craft weapons and tools. Bunker down during the evening or bring the fight directly to the enemy.
Fight or Hide
Use stealth to evade enemies, or engage them directly with crude weapons built from sticks and stones.
A new type of open world, survival horror experience
Defend yourself against a clan of genetic mutant enemies that have beliefs, families and morals and that appear almost human. Play by yourself, or with up to 8 friends for the ultimate survival experience.
This patch addresses some PS4 specific issues, including stability when opening inventory or when saving the game.
This Update adds new buildables, some new caves to find those buildables in, a new weapon type, two new late game creatures, and a ton more.
Our new update for The Forest will release December 10, on both PC and PS4.
We’ve put together a trailer showcasing some of the new features. Check it out below.
This patch focuses on performance and bug fixing.
We’ve also been working on a much larger content focused update and should have news we can reveal about that soon.