Dark Souls 3: Where to Find Graphic Configuration File, Edit and Tweaks Guide

Dark Souls III Graphics Configuration Guide

Dark Souls 3 is out for Pc and there are complains for the graphic resolution issue. Players are unable to launch the game because the default resolution is not supported on your system so here is the fixes and tweaks for the configuration File. This Guide will show you where to find graphic configuration file, how to edit and lower the graphics for Dark Souls 3.

Dark Souls III Graphics Configuration Guide

Where To Find the Dark Souls III Graphic Configuration File

Location:
C:\Users\????\AppData\Roaming\DarkSoulsIII

Open the "File Explorer Options", go to the "View" tab and select "Show hidden files, folders and drives". Uncheck "Hide extensions for known file types" in order to see the hidden files.

No Files Found

Whenever you start the game for the first time an xml files is created and if it is not then you can create one. In the same path create a new text file and paste the Following in it.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16" ?>
<config><ScreenMode>FULLSCREEN</ScreenMode>
<Resolution-WindowScreenWidth>1920</Resolution-WindowScreenWidth>
<Resolution-WindowScreenHeight>1080</Resolution-WindowScreenHeight>
<Resolution-FullScreenWidth>1920</Resolution-FullScreenWidth>
<Resolution-FullScreenHeight>1200</Resolution-FullScreenHeight>
<Auto-detectBestRenderingSettings>ON</Auto-detectBestRenderingSettings>
<QualitySetting>CUSTOM</QualitySetting>
<TextureQuality>MAX</TextureQuality>
<Antialiasing>ON</Antialiasing>
<SSAO>HIGH</SSAO>
<DepthOfField>MAX</DepthOfField>
<MotionBlur>HIGH</MotionBlur>
<ShadowQuality>MAX</ShadowQuality>
<LightingQuality>MAX</LightingQuality>
<EffectsQuality>MAX</EffectsQuality>
<ReflectionQuality>MAX</ReflectionQuality>
<WaterSurfaceQuality>HIGH</WaterSurfaceQuality>
<ShadeQuality>MAX</ShadeQuality>
</config>

The Above settings are for the High quality graphics and if you are looking for some Low Settings then Paste the Following Code.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-16" ?>
<config><ScreenMode>WINDOW</ScreenMode>
<Resolution-WindowScreenWidth>800</Resolution-WindowScreenWidth>
<Resolution-WindowScreenHeight>450</Resolution-WindowScreenHeight>
<Resolution-FullScreenWidth>800</Resolution-FullScreenWidth>
<Resolution-FullScreenHeight>600</Resolution-FullScreenHeight>
<Auto-detectBestRenderingSettings>OFF</Auto-detectBestRenderingSettings>
<QualitySetting>LOW</QualitySetting>
<TextureQuality>LOW</TextureQuality>
<Antialiasing>OFF</Antialiasing>
<SSAO>DISABLE</SSAO>
<DepthOfField>DISABLE</DepthOfField>
<MotionBlur>DISABLE</MotionBlur>
<ShadowQuality>DISABLE</ShadowQuality>
<LightingQuality>LOW</LightingQuality>
<EffectsQuality>LOW</EffectsQuality>
<ReflectionQuality>DISABLE</ReflectionQuality>
<WaterSurfaceQuality>DISABLE</WaterSurfaceQuality>
<ShadeQuality>LOW</ShadeQuality>
</config>

Once you paste the Code in the Text file, save it as 'GraphicsConfig.xml'. If you are having trouble with the launching Dark Souls III because the default resolution is not supported on your system then open the GraphicsConfig.xml file and edit the following lines:

Default:

<Resolution-FullScreenWidth>1920</Resolution-FullScreenWidth>
<Resolution-FullScreenHeight>1200</Resolution-FullScreenHeight>

After Change:

<Resolution-FullScreenWidth>1600</Resolution-FullScreenWidth>
<Resolution-FullScreenHeight>1200</Resolution-FullScreenHeight>

You can check out our full Dark Souls III Wiki detailing boss battle, more how to guides, walkthrough, tips and tricks, collectibles location and many other things.

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