AMD Radeon Software Crimson 16.6.1 now available, optimized for Mirror’s Edge Catalyst & Paragon

AMD has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Crimson 16.6.1 is optimized for Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst and Paragon. In addition, this brand new driver adds a Crossfire profile for Dark Souls III.

You can download this new AMD driver from here.

And here are the release notes for the AMD Radeon Software 16.6.1 driver:

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.1 Highlights

  • Support for:
    • Mirror’s Edge Catalyst™
    • Paragon™
  • New AMD Crossfire profile available for:
    • Dark Souls III™

Fixed Issues

    • Display flickering or corruption may be experienced when playing videos in a web browser.
    • DiRT Rally™ may experience poor performance on some tracks with rainy/night scenes.
    • The HDMI® display scaling options in Radeon Settings may be missing when the display is set to an interlaced resolution.
    • The AMD Crossfire™ technology mode options in Radeon Settings may not take effect on Origin or Uplay applications.
    • Fallout™ 4 may experience flickering in AMD Crossfire™ technology mode for some game textures.
    • Flickering on Oculus Rift™ headsets may be experienced when multiple displays are connected with differing resolutions.
    • Radeon Settings additional settings page may fail to open after performing a Windows Update and then installing the latest Radeon Software Crimson Edition.

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch or crash if the AMD Gaming Evolved overlay is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved “In Game Overlay”.
    • Battlefield™ 4 may experience crashes when using Mantle. As a work around users are suggested to switch to DirectX®11.
    • Doom™ some game levels may experience shimmering textures.
    • The Division™ may hang when using Quad AMD Crossfire™ technology. As a workaround users are recommended to disable AMD Crossfire™ technology mode.
    • Radeon Settings gaming profile options for Uplay applications may not take effect.
    • Forza Motorsport 6: Apex™ may exhibit brightness flickering when using AMD FreeSync™ technology.
    • Frame Rate Target Control gaming profiles may fail to enable for some games.
    • On some AMD XConnect™ technology external GPU enclosures, a TDR may be observed when the dGPU is set to primary display and the laptop display is set to extended display with video playback.

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