How to show your FPS in PUBG in a few clicks

Learn 3 easy ways of how you can display your FPS counter in PUBG

PUBG is still an undeniable success as the first stand-alone Battle Royale. The game even got ports for consoles like the Xbox Series X and the Xbox Series S. Sadly, the game lost part of its players to the more accessible Battle Royale that came after. But if you are one of the remaining players and you want to test the game's performance on your PC, we will show you 3 ways how you can display your FPS counter in real-time.

Steam show FPS guide cover image in PUBG

Method #1: Show Your FPS in PUBG By Using the Steam Settings (Easiest Method)

Steam show FPS guide demonstration image in PUBG

If you are playing PUBG using Steam as your platform, the easiest way you have to display your FPS is using the Steam Settings. This method doesn’t work on PUBG Mobile. Follow this step-by-step guide to see how:

Steam Settings guide
  1. Open the Steam app and click on Steam on the left upper corner of your screen.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. In the Settings window, click on the In-Game tab.
  4. Search for the In-game FPS counter and click on the arrow. This action will open a list of options that you can choose in which corner you prefer your FPS counter to be displayed.
  5. We also recommend you activate the High contrast color option, so you can get a better view of your FPS while playing PUBG.
Steam Settings in game guide

Method #2: Show Your FPS in PUBG By Using the GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience show FPS guide demonstration image in PUBG

If you have an NVIDIA graphics card, you can go to the NVIDIA Control Panel and use the  GeForce Experience to display your FPS counter. This method doesn’t work on PUBG Mobile. Follow this simple guide to see how:

Steam Settings gear icon
  1. Go to the GeForce Experience site and download the latest version.
  2. Follow the standard download steps.
  3. Create a new account or log in if you already have one.
  4. Launch the PUBG game and press Alt+Z to open the GeForce Experience tools overlay.
  5. Click on the gear icon to open the settings screen.
  6. Click on the HUD layout option.
  7. To activate the FPS counter in PUBG, click on Performance and next on FPS to enable the FPS counter display.
GeForce Experience HUD layout guide
GeForce Experience Perfomance and FPS check box guide

Method #3: Show Your FPS in PUBG By Using the MSI Afterburner

MSI Afterburner show FPS guide demonstration image in PUBG

If you are looking for a tool with more benchmarks to monitor your GPU performance in PUBG, then using the MSI Afterburner is a great alternative that can also display your FPS meter. This method doesn’t work on PUBG Mobile. Here's how you can do it:

MSI gear icon guide
  1. Go to the MSI Afterburner site and download the latest version.
  2. Follow the standard download steps.
  3. Open the MSI Afterburner app and click on the gear icon at the left.
  4. This action will open the MSI Afterburner properties window, click on the Monitoring tab, scroll down on the list and search for the Framerate option. Just click on the checkbox to activate it.
  5. Click on the Show in On-Screen Display checkbox to enable the FPS overlay in PUBG.
  6. Close the MSI Afterburner properties window, but keep the MSI Afterburner open.
  7. Just start the PUBG game as usual, and you should see the FPS counter at the top left of your screen.
MSI Monitoring tab guide
MSI Show Display guide

If you are trying to find the best PUBG settings, check out our article on how you can improve your FPS in PUBG and guarantee a higher FPS performance. If you want to know more ways to display your FPS counter, we recommend you read one of our related articles on how you can show your FPS in Valheim. Now, if you are facing ping-related issues, check out our articles and learn how you can, not only show your ping in PUBG but also how you can fix your high ping in PUBG.