Horizon Zero Dawn – How to Run The Optimization Process Again (Fixed Texture Glitches and Improved Frame Rate)

A simple guide showing how to run the optimization process again, this fixed a couple of weird texture glitches and improved my frame rate.

Guide to Fix and Improve

Optimization Process

Go to:

  • SteamsteamappscommonHorizon Zero DawnLocalCacheDX12

In LocalCacheDX12 that is a file called PSOCache.bin, delete it.

Once you’ve done that, launch the game normally and you’ll run through the optimization process again.

Why would you run the optimization process again?

A lot of people have been experiencing textured glitches, like stretchy textures or textures that don’t load correctly, so running the optimization process again may fix it, I’ve tested this and it fixed all my texture problems, in addition to stabilizing your frame rate or increasing it.

Be Aware

Be aware that your mileage may vary, this won’t work for everyone.

This will not fix problems like stuttering or game crashing.

Volodymyr Azimoff
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I love games and I live games. Video games are my passion, my hobby and my job. My experience with games started back in 1994 with the Metal Mutant game on ZX Spectrum computer. And since then, I’ve been playing on anything from consoles, to mobile devices. My first official job in the game industry started back in 2005, and I'm still doing what I love to do.

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