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Batman: Arkham Knight PC Update Fixes Framerate Issues and Other Lingering Problems

by Kyle Hanson


The long road to true playability continues for Batman: Arkham Knight on PC. After being pulled from the market due to its many serious performance issues, the game made a triumphant return late last month. While the game was massively improved, many felt that it was still broken on PC, with framerate and other stability problems lingering beyond the many patches issued for the game. Today we get ever closer to a true PC experience for Batman: Arkham Knight, with the release of a new patch that looks to solve some of these lingering issues.

The Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch notes are pretty long, but you can check them out below. The main things included in this update are fixes for a lot of framerate issues, including hitches during game saves and improved VRAM management. There’s also support for the latest DLC, which should be releasing today. Higher end graphics options have also had some improvements added, including stability problems that came up with light and shadow. Check below for the full Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch notes.

“Fixed a hitch during some game saves, Fixed a Windows 10 issue causing the game to be unresponsive on launch when the keyboard language was set to Japanese, Japanese Microsoft IME, Korean, Chinese (Traditional) or Chinese (Simplified), Fixed minor delay when aiming a gadget when playing with a keyboard and mouse, Fixed a bug causing full screen movies to play at half the monitor’s refresh rate on some systems, Fixed players sometimes not being able to counter the Mini-Gun Brute after being spotted when playing as Nightwing or Batman, Fixed a performance drop that occurred when encountering Man-Bat for the first time, Fixed some Multi-Monitor specific bugs
Some improvements to mouse and keyboard bindings, Improved VRAM management to reduce framerate hitches, Stability improvements for rare crash issues, Fixed an issue causing certain types of lights & shadows to render incorrectly, Fixed an issue causing the game process to occasionally remain running in the background for a period of time, Fixed the Knightfall Protocol not being able to activate under certain conditions, Fixed a progression blocker that could occur in Stagg Airships when leaving the predator room after only knocking out one of the guards, Fixed damage states for Batman’s V8.03 skin in Story Mode after selecting an alternate skin for AR Challenges, Fixed missing rain effects on several Batman skins (fix for 1970s and Arkham Origins skins coming soon), Added support for new DLC releasing on November 24th, Play as other characters in AR predator challenges.”

- This article was updated on:March 8th, 2018

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