As promised, Remedy has released the first patch for Alan Wake PC. This update comes with better mouse controls and CPU thread assignment for 3-Core AMD machines, as well as unofficial support for running the game in lower resolutions than 1024×768 and a fix for the flickering trees on Nvidia cards. This update will be auto-downloaded next time you start the Steam client and you can view its entire changelog after the jump. Enjoy!
Alan Wake PC 1.02 Update Changelog:
• Fixed problems of game not moving forward and gameplay not triggering properly after videos.
• Fixed flickering trees on Nvidia
• Real Traditional Chinese translation for added PC strings.
• Fix that the Developer Video Commentary volume is more sensible
• Fix that Localized cinematic audio volume is at correct volume and adjustable
• Fix that controller vibration works (note that it’s disabled by default)
• Fix that blur occasionally got re-enabled even if -noblur command line option was specified
• Added “-rigidcamera” command line option for those who are sensitive to the default mouse/camera controls.
• Added possibility to bind mouse buttons 4 and 5
• Unofficial support for running the game in lower resolutions than 1024×768 using command line options
• Prevent binding controller keys to keyboard actions (prevents odd problems)
• Better CPU thread assignment for 3-Core AMD machines (smoother gameplay)
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