The Wales outside-half admits confidence is high among the Red Dragons following back-to-back victories over England and Italy.
But France are unbeaten as well following their success over Scotland and then against England at Twickenham and that has alarm bells ringing for Sweeney.
He said: "I really don't think we have seen the best of this French team yet. You never quite know what you're going to get with France but you know that if they switch on, then they can beat any team in the world. That's the difficulty about preparing to play them.
"They have won two from two yet they have still taken some criticism from their supporters and the media. They are proud rugby people and are bound to react to that."
Sweeney, who won his 19th cap as a replacement against Italy, has been restricted in his time on the pitch by Stephen Jones but insists he is pushing his rival all the way.
He said: "I'm not here to make up the numbers. I'm pushing as hard as I can to get into the starting team but it's hard to force your way in with Stephen and the rest of the boys playing so well at the moment. But that's great news for Wales."
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.