AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 released, optimized for Battlefield 1 & Titanfall 2

AMD has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 adds support for Battlefield 1, Civilization VI, Titanfall 2, Serious Sam VR Early Access and Eagle Flight VR.

In addition, this driver adds a Crossfire profile for Civilization VI, fixes a fan issue on select Radeon RX 400 series graphics cards, updates the Crossfire profile for Battlefield 1 and fixes some crash issues that occurred in Gears of War 4  when using select high resolution and quality configurations in some specific game maps.

Owners of older CPUs will also be delayed to hear that AMD has fixed an issue that prevented DX12 content to launch on some older CPUs that do not support popcnt instruction.

You can download this new AMD driver from here.

And here is the changelog for the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2:

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 Highlights

Support For:

    • Battlefield 1™
    • Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI
    • Titanfall 2™
    • Serious Sam™ VR Early Access
    • Eagle Flight VR™

New AMD CrossFire profile added for DirectX® 11:

    • Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI

Fixed Issues

    • Fan speed may sometimes remain elevated on select Radeon RX 400 series graphics products even when an application has been exited.
    • Eyefinity group settings may not be retained after driver upgrade when using AMD CrossFire configurations.
    • Gears of War™ 4 may experience an application hang when using select high resolution and quality configurations in some specific game maps.
    • DirectX®12 content may be unable to launch on some older CPUs that do not support popcnt instruction.
    • Battlefield 1™ AMD CrossFire profile updates for game launch.

Known Issues

    • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application “Raptr” has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
    • H.264 content playback may experience playback issues on internet browsers with hardware acceleration when also running gaming applications or content.
    • The Division™ may experience checkered corruption when using character model overlays or the game menu.
    • Some users without the Radeon WattMan feature may experience a Radeon Software popup error regarding Radeon WattMan.
    • FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
    • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

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