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AMD Radeon Adrenalin 18.2.2 driver is optimized for Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Fortnite & PUBG

AMD has released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 driver is optimized for Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Fortnite & PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Going into more details, the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 driver increases performance by up to 3% on the Radeon RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card and by up to 4% on the Radeon RX 580 (8GB) graphics card in Kingdom Come: Deliverance.

On the other hand, this new driver improves performance by up to 3% on the Radeon RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card and by up to 6% on the Radeon RX 580 (8GB) graphics card in Fortnite.

Last but not least, the driver increases performance by up to 5% on the Radeon RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card and by up to 7% on the Radeon RX 580 graphics card in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Those interested can download the AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 driver from here, and below you can find its complete changelog.

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 Highlights

Support For

    • Kingdom Come: Deliverance™
      • Up to 3% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-210
      • Up to 4% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 at 1920×1080 (1080p). RS-211
    • Fortnite™
      • Up to 3% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-20
      • Up to 6% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 1920×1080 (1080p). RS-208
    • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds™
      • Up to 5% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-207
      • Up to 7% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeon™ RX 580 graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 1920x1080p (1080p). RS-209

Known Issues

    • Radeon FreeSync may intermittently incorrectly engage during Chrome video playback resulting in playback flicker.
    • Radeon Overlay hotkey may fail to bring up the overlay or may cause a Radeon Host Application crash intermittently on a limited number of gaming titles.
    • Radeon FreeSync may rapidly change between min and max range when enabled causing stutter in fullscreen games on multi display system configurations.
    • Flickering may be observed on the performance metrics overlay when Enhanced Sync is enabled on some Radeon FreeSync connected `displays.
    • A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU’s for compute workloads.
    • Water textures may appear to be missing in World of Final Fantasy™.
    • The GPU Workload feature may cause a system hang when switching to Compute while AMD CrossFire is enabled. A workaround is to disable AMD CrossFire before switching the toggle to Compute workloads.

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