The Forest is an open world survival horror game. Build, explore, survive in this terrifying first person survival horror simulator.

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World

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.

Gameplay

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.

4,564 Players in-game
Eurogamer

“The Forest looks brilliant.”

PC Gamer

“It’s an exciting time to be a PC gamer when a team of just four can create a game that’s this impressive.”

Updates

V1.0

Hey Everyone,

Today The Forest moves from early access into a full release.

V0.73 and Release Plans

Hey Everyone,

We wanted to share our plans for moving The Forest out of early access and into a full v1.0 release.

V0.72b

Hey Everyone,

Here’s a hotfix to address to some issues that came up in last nights v0.72 release.

For the full list of yesterday’s v0.72 patch notes, please visit:

V0.72

Hey Everyone,

For this patch we focused on bug fixing and polish, as well as adding in a couple long requested tweaks (the log sled can now carry a full 12 logs!)