RockSteady Release A Statement Detailing Plans For Arkham Knight
Rocksteady have relesesed a statement detailing their plans to fix the PC port of Batman: Arkham Knight.
“Rocksteady is the leading team of developers working on the PC performance issues that players have been encountering. The work is significant and while we are making good progress on improving performance, it will take some time to ensure that we get the right fixes in place.”
Here’s a list of the main areas where we Rocksteady plan to dedicate resources to improve the game.
– Support for frame rates above 30FPS in the graphics settings menu.
– Fix for low resolution texture bug.
– Improve overall performance and framerate hitches.
– Add more options to the graphics settings menu.
– Improvements to hard drive streaming and hitches.
– Address full screen rendering bug on gaming laptop.
– Improvements to system memory and VRAM usage.
– NVIDIA SLI bug fixes.
– Enabling AMD Crossfire.
– NVIDIA and AMD updated drivers.
While this is definitley going to be a lot of work on no doubt take some considerable time, Rocksteady have also promised to continue to make interim patches that will address issues for those still playing the game on PC. The first patch is being released now and the updates include:
– Fixed a crash that was happening for some users when exiting the game
– Fixed a bug which disabled rain effects and ambient occlusion. We are actively looking into fixing other bugs to improve this further
– Corrected an issue that was causing Steam to re-download the game when verifying the integrity of the game cache through the Steam client
– Fixed a bug that caused the game to crash when turning off Motion Blur in BmSystemSettings.ini. A future patch will enable this in the graphics settings menu.
Rocksteady then went on to thank fans for their patience and feedback, promising to monitor closely and listen for any additional issues.
What do you think? Is it too little too late or can Gotham still be saved? Let us know in the comments!