How to improve Ultrakill Performance on PC (Steam)


ULTRAKILL is a fast-paced ultraviolent retro FPS from New Blood Interactive and Arsi “Hakita” Patala. The game mixes the retro shooting from Quake and the scoring system from Devil May Cry and creates something very unique. If you are running into any Ultrakill performance issues, here is how you can fix those.

The game currently has a Very Positive rating, and is available on PC via Steam as an early access title.

Improve Ultrakill Performance

A few players have reported that they are running into performance issues despite meeting the requirements. If you are one of those, you can follow the steps below.

  • Head into the game’s Options in-game
  • Now, select Graphics, and then Performance Settings
  • Here, disable Environmental Particle Effects

This should improve your performance. The developers are aware of this issue, and given how this is an early access title, there are bound to be some issues.

Ultrakill System Requirements

To run this game on PC, you need the following specifications


  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit or later
  • Processor: 2.4GHZ Dual Core Processor Or Higher
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 9800GT Or Equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: One that can handle extreme loudness.


  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Processor: 2.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor Or Higher
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Geforce GTX 460 Or Equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 3 GB available space

Ultrakill on Steam

You can now purchase the title on Steam from the following link. There is also a 20% discount until 7th September. Keep in mind that the game’s price will increase once it leaves the early access period and more content is added.

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