Minecraft Legends Best Graphics Settings for PC

Ali Hashmi
Ali Hashmi
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Minecraft Legends

Minecraft Legends is the latest addition to the Minecraft universe of games and blends action and strategy to create a unique experience. It is available on PC through Steam and Xbox App and Xbox consoles. The PC version isn’t very demanding, but if you’re struggling to get a proper framerate, we have you covered. Here are the best graphics settings for Minecraft Legends that you should try to improve your experience.

Minecraft Legends System Requirements

OSWindows 7,8,10 64-bitWindows 7,8,10 64-bit
ProcessorCore i5 2.8GHz or equivalentCore i5 3.4GHz or equivalent
Memory8 GB RAM8 GB RAM
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870 or equivalent DX11 GPUNVIDIA GTX 1060 or AMD FX-4100 Graphics
DirectXVersion 11Version 12
Storage24 GB available space24 GB available space
Additional NotesPerformance increases with higher-end systems. Not supported on Windows 10S.Performance increases with higher-end systems. Not supported on Windows 10S.

This isn’t a very demanding title, and even with a GTX 1060, you should be able to run it fine for the most part. Either way, if you fall somewhere in the middle here or want to play at higher resolutions with better framerate, you’ll need to make a few adjustments.

Graphics Settings (Maximum FPS Optimization)

Minecraft Legends doesn’t have a lot of settings to adjust. Only one actual setting called “Rendering detail level” handles everything when it comes to quality. This is a bit disappointing, but it makes the recommendation quite simple, considering how well it runs.

Minecraft Legends Settings

If you have even a slightly capable GPU, you can leave the “Rendering detail level” at Ultra and call it a day, but if you’re looking for a bit more FPS with minimal quality loss, you can set it to High, which still looks great. This change from Ultra to High improved my FPS by 21%.

Minecraft Legends at Ultra Rendering Detail Level
Minecraft Legends at Ultra Rendering Detail Level
Minecraft Legends at High Rendering Detail Level
Minecraft Legends at High Rendering Detail Level

Turning things down from High to Medium will reduce the render distance, foliage quality, and shadow depth, but it doesn’t look that bad. This will give you a significant framerate boost, however, and improved my FPS by 40%.

Minecraft Legends at Medium Rendering Detail Level
Medium Rendering Detail Level

I don’t recommend Low, however, because that makes the game look empty and devoid of life.

Minecraft Legends at Low Rendering Detail Level
Low Rendering Detail Level

I’ve tested Minecraft Legends on a Ryzen 5 3600 paired with an RTX 3060 with 16 GB of RAM. This game was installed on an SSD, and I’m using 1080p as my target resolution. Here are the results of each level of detail.

Rendering Detail LevelAverage Framerate
Ultra135 FPS
High164 FPS
Medium231 FPS
Low248 FPS

Overall, the most significant increase is clearly by reducing this setting down to Medium, but if you’re getting a decent enough framerate, I recommend sticking to High for the best balance of visuals and performance.

We hope these best graphics settings for Minecraft Legends were helpful and you’re getting better performance. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below.

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Gaming enthusiast, massive Soulsborne fan with hundreds of hours spread across different Soulslike titles, and a passionate writer. Always on the lookout for interesting games with unique mechanics and design especially in the indie space. He loves to write informative guides for newer and ongoing releases.
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