Rise of the Tomb Raider – New Update Fixes SSAO/HBAO+ Artifacts, Packs Smaller Optimizations

Crystal Dynamics and Nixxes have released a new update for the PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider. This new patch adds a new option to disable the camera automatically centering behind the player when strafing, fixes artifacts when SSAO/HBAO+ was enabled in combination with SSAA, and brings a variety of other smaller optimizations, bug-fixes, and tweaks. This patch is now available on Steam, and you can read its complete changelog below.

Rise of the Tomb Raider – PC Update 1.0.623.2 Changelog:

  • Added new option to disable the camera automatically centering behind the player when strafing.
  • Fixed problems where animals may not appear on a 2nd play-through of the game.
  • Fixed a problem where occasionally the door to the Voice of God tomb is closed and cannot be opened.
  • Fixed a problem causing the game to not start on machines with 32 or more hardware threads.
  • Fixed some foliage flickering when Dynamic Foliage is set to High while the game is running 30fps or lower.
  • Fixed artifacts when SSAO/HBAO+ was enabled in combination with SSAA.
  • A variety of other smaller optimizations, bug-fixes, and tweaks.

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