Speed up Astroneer with some simple manipulations

 

Although Astroneer is still in the Early Access period and many things in game have not been optimized, player can still has some measures to make experience in game smoothly

You just need to access to User/User name/AppData/Local/Astro/Saved/Config/WindowsNoEditor and open Engine.ini file

Then add following code:

[/script/engine.renderersettings] r.DefaultFeature.MotionBlur=False
r.MotionBlurQuality=0
r.DefaultFeature.MotionBlur=False
r.MotionBlurQuality=0
r.AmbientOcclusionLevels=0
r.postprocessAAQuality=0
bSmoothFrameRate=False
r.AmbientOcclusionRadiusScale=1.7
r.DepthofFieldQuality=0
r.DepthofFieldQuality=0
r.DefaultFeature.DepthOfField=False
r.TextureStreaming=True
r.DefaultFeature.AntiAliasing=0
r.DefaultFeature.AmbientOcclusion=False
r.LightFunctionQuality=0
r.ShadowQuality=0
r.Shadow.CSM.MaxCascades=1
r.Shadow.MaxResolution=512
r.Shadow.RadiusThreshold=0.1
r.Shadow.DistanceScale=0.6
r.Shadow.CSM.TransitionScale=0
r.DistanceFieldShadowing=0
r.DistanceFieldAO=0
r.RenderTargetPoolMin=300
r.LensFlareQuality=0
r.SceneColorFringeQuality=0
r.EyeAdaptationQuality=0
r.BloomQuality=4
r.FastBlurThreshold=0
r.Upscale.Quality=1
r.TonemapperQuality=0
r.LightShaftQuality=0
r.TranslucencyLightingVolumeDim=24
r.RefractionQuality=0
r.SSR.Quality=0
r.SceneColorFormat=3
r.TranslucencyVolumeBlur=0
r.MaterialQualityLevel=0
r.SSS.Scale=0
r.SSS.SampleSet=0
r.EmitterSpawnRateScale=0.75

The code above will disable some special effects such as shadows, AA, Blur Motion and make the game run smoother. With experimental configuration, LSG has increased from 15-20 FPS to 45-55 FPS

Astroneer is a new game based on the Unreal Engine 4 – the game is still being developed and released as Early Access for gamers to experience, therefore graphics problems can be said to be inevitable. If you cannot wait for the official release and still want to experience the game well then this tip will help you a lot.

But be careful when manipulating the system files of Windows offline. Make sure to safely back up your edits so that you can restore them if necessary.

 

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