Warner Bros, the guys who developed the Batman Arkham franchise , announced the first “interim patch”, that is due to solve the main problems with the PC version of Batman Arkham Knight, though, for now, the patch is still in test.
This information was revealed by Warner Bros, in the Batman: Arkham Knight Steam page, in which is written:
“The teams have been working hard to address the issues with the PC version of the game. We are happy to confirm that we are now putting the first interim patch into testing. If all goes well, we expect to issue the patch in the next few weeks. We’ll be sure to report back in the next two weeks on how the testing is coming along. ”
The patch was originally going to come out in August, but it seems that plans have been changed, having a later release now scheduled.
The major fixes are:
• Reduced frame rate hitches
• Optimized system memory and VRAM usage
• Improved performance on all GPUs (requires the latest drivers)
o Min Spec AMD GPU is once again the Radeon HD 7870 2GB
• More Robust In-Game Settings, including:
o Added the ability to change settings for Max FPS to 30/60/90
o Added toggles for Motion Blur, Chromatic Aberration, and Film Grain
o Added a “High” Texture Resolution value
o Added Texture Filtering option
o Added an Adaptive V-Sync option (NVIDIA only)
o Added VRAM Usage Meter
o Added Mouse Sensitivity Slider & Mouse Smoothing Option
• Fixed low resolution texture bugs
• Fixed hitches when running on mechanical hard drives (HDD)
The priority ones being:
• Skipping the boot up splash screens
• DLC/Season Pass content
• Additional updates such as Photo Mode
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