Is The Forest Cross Platform in 2024?

Find out if The Forest is cross-platform (crossplay) across PS4, Steam, Windows, PS5, Xbox One, XBox Series S/X, Switch, iOS & Android here.

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Release Date: Apr 30th, 2018

Game engines:


Supported modes:

Single player

Player perspectives:

First person
Virtual Reality

The Forest Crossplay:

Last checked: December 21st, 2022

The Forest is available on PS4, Steam (PC) and Windows PC, but unfortunately, crossplay is not currently supported across any of these platforms at this time.

We last checked The Forest for cross-platform support 1 year, 2 months and 1 day ago, and at this time there were no crossplay options available. We check games regularly for updates and we will be checking The Forest again soon, but if anything has changed in the meantime and we haven't spotted it yet, please let us know via our contact page or by posting a comment below.

⏱ This game was released 5 years, 9 months and 23 days ago

Game Available On:

Cross-platform Details:

Crossplay is not currently available.

Unfortunately, The Forest does not currently support cross-platform/crossplay at this time. We are monitoring this title and will update this page if this changes.

Info: None available.

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The Forest Game Summary

As the sole survivor of a harrowing passenger aircraft mishap, you find yourself cast adrift in a befuddling woodlands, tasked with struggling to persist against an assemblage of cannibalistic aberrations. Craft your refuge, probe the unknowns and outwit death as you explore this eerie first-person survival horror odyssey.

Genres and Themes

AdventureIndiePuzzleSimulatorActionHorrorOpen worldSurvival

About The Forest

The Forest is a gripping first person survival horror simulator that will captivate players with its immersive and intense atmosphere. As the lone survivor of a devastating plane crash, you are thrust into an unfamiliar forest environment fraught with danger and filled to the brim with savage mutants desperate for human flesh. It’s up to you to survive by scavenging resources, crafting tools, constructing shelters and battling against your enemies in order to make it out alive! Fans of games like Don’t Starve or The Long Dark – both excellent titles in their own right – will find plenty here they can sink their teeth into as they explore this mysterious land while striving towards one goal: staying alive!

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The Forest Age Suitability

The Forest is a first person survival horror simulator that will take players through an intense journey of surviving a passenger jet crash in a mysterious forest. Players must build, explore and stay alive while fighting against cannibalistic mutants. This game is suitable for ages 16+ due to its violent nature and themes of death, violence and cannibalism which may be too disturbing for younger audiences. The intensity required from the player make this game more suited towards those aged 16 or over who can handle the challenges presented by this unique gaming experience.

Is The Forest Cross-Platform?

Unfortunately, The Forest is not crossplay compatible. We check regularly to see if cross platform support has been added and we will update this page as soon as there are any changes. In the meantime, if you have noticed any recent crossplay support for for The Forest, then please let us know in the comments below.

Is it Cross-Platform on PC?


No, The Forest is not crossplay compatible with PC.

  • Unfortunately, The Forest is not currently crossplay-compatible with Windows PC/Steam and PS4.

Is it Cross-Platform on Playstation?


No, The Forest is not crossplay compatible with Playstation.

  • Unfortunately, The Forest is not currently crossplay-compatible with PS4 and Windows PC/Steam.

What is Crossplay/Cross-Platform?

Crossplay, also known as cross-platform, is the ability to play with other players who are using different platforms. For example, someone playing on a PC can play with someone using a console, such as a PS5, or a PS4 player can play with an Xbox One player.

Crossplay is a great way to connect with friends who might not own the same console as you!

What is Cross Save/Cross Progression?

Cross save, also known as cross-progression, is the ability to transfer save data between different platforms. For example, if you have a character or have reached a level on a PS4 that you want to play on an Xbox One, you can use cross-save to transfer your progress over.

Cross progression is handy for players who want to be able to pick up their game no matter what platform they're using!

Unfortunately, The Forest does not support cross-save/cross-progression at this time. We'll keep an eye out and update this page if this changes in the future.

Is The Forest Multiplayer?

Yes, The Forest is a multiplayer game. The Forest officially supports Single player, Multiplayer and Co-operative modes. All the other titles featured on our site are also multiplayer games.

Similar Games

The Forest is a game in the Action, Adventure, Puzzle and Survival categories, among others. If you enjoy playing this game then you might also have fun playing Human: Fall Flat, Treasure Stack, Projekt Z or Deception IV: Blood Ties. Each of these games offer something unique that you might enjoy.


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