Bad news for the PC gamers waiting to play the PC version of Arkham Knight, seems like the previously promised August patch won’t be landing in August after all. On Arkham Knight’s Steam page, Warner Bros confirmed the news and issued a statement saying:
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.
However, there is a good news to this, the patch notes are suggesting that the patch will be huge and will fix almost all the issues bothering the PC gamers. Checkout the patch notes below:
• 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)
Warner Bros. also stated that apart from fixing the stated issues, their team is already working on bringing in the following features in the game.
• Skipping the boot up splash screens
• DLC/Season Pass content
• Additional updates such as Photo Mode
Meanwhile, the Arkham Knight seems to be working just fine for us, and we’re prepping a full-blown PC review. For more news on Arkham Knight and gaming, stay tuned.