Avast game mode is a special feature that blocks certain features of the antivirus software to free up system resources and enhance performance while you play games. It can detect and optimize the games you play automatically. It allows customization, so you can add certain games to its “whitelist” to ensure that they receive the resources required.

In addition to optimizing PC settings The game mode also disables background processes, and disables notifications from Avast or Windows as well as it pauses Windows updates to allow you to enjoy your game without interruption. It also will prioritize CPU resources for your game and makes the most of them to ensure that you are having the best gaming experience.

Unlike traditional antivirus software, Avast Game Mode is specifically made for gamers and offers an enhanced gaming experience. Its intelligent system detects when a gamer is playing games and then suspends tasks that consume a lot of resources, such as scanning or updating to limit interference. This lets the computer devote more of its resources to your game, resulting in quicker loading times and better game play.

The game mode is offered as a component of the Avast software and can be activated or deactivated via its user interface. It is accessible by going to User Interface Settings, then selecting “Components”. Then you can select or uncheck the box following “Game Mode. It is important to know that if you disable the Game Mode, Avast’s real-time protection is still active.