Battlefield 1 And Titanfall 2 PC Versions Receive AMD Optimized Drivers, Crimson Edition 16.10.2 Released

Plus, support for Civilization 6 added, too.

Posted By | On 23rd, Oct. 2016 Under News | Follow This Author @Pramath1605


Battlefield 1

Big releases on PC always get GPU driver updates dedicated all to themselves. AMD have not always been the best with this – they’re great at putting out desirable cards for cheap prices on the market, but their software and driver support has, for want of a better term, sucked – but it looks like they’re picking up the slack in this area now.

The AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 adds support for Battlefield 1, Civilization VI, Titanfall 2, Serious Sam VR Early Access and Eagle Flight VR. It adds a Crossfire profile for Civilization 6, fixes a fan issue on some AMD GPUs, and does some general housekeeping work, too. You can check out the full patch notes for this driver update below.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 Highlights

Support For:

  • Battlefield 1
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI
  • Titanfall 2
  • Serious Sam VR Early Access
  • Eagle Flight VR

New AMD CrossFire profile added for DirectX 11:

  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI

Fixed Issues

  • Fan speed may sometimes remain elevated on select Radeon RX 400 series graphics products even when an application has been exited.
  • Eyefinity group settings may not be retained after driver upgrade when using AMD CrossFire configurations.
  • Gears of War 4 may experience an application hang when using select high resolution and quality configurations in some specific game maps.
  • DirectX 12 content may be unable to launch on some older CPUs that do not support popcnt instruction.
  • Battlefield 1 AMD CrossFire profile updates for game launch.

Known Issues

  • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application “Raptr” has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
  • H.264 content playback may experience playback issues on internet browsers with hardware acceleration when also running gaming applications or content.
  • The Division may experience checkered corruption when using character model overlays or the game menu.
  • Some users without the Radeon WattMan feature may experience a Radeon Software popup error regarding Radeon WattMan.
  • FIFA 17 may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
  • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

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