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Cities: Skylines 2 'May Not be the Game For You;" Colossal Order's CEO Responds to Criticism [Update]

Kamil Kleszyk, 01 December 2023, 05:15

Colossal Order CEO Mariina Hallikainen addressed the technical condition and future of Cities: Skylines 2.

Players Claim Latest Baldur's Gate 3 Patch Broke Act 3; There's an Unofficial Solution on PC

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 27 November 2023, 06:02

Players continue to report problems in Baldur's Gate 3, most likely caused by patch number 4. Although Larian has not corrected the state of Act 3, there is an unofficial solution on PC.

Necessary Fixes Delayed Cities Skylines 2 Expansions; New Roadmap

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 November 2023, 16:25

Beach resorts and other new features will hit Cities: Skylines 2 with a delay. First, Colossal Order wants to bring the basic version of the game up to snuff.

Digital Foundry Tests Starfield's New Update; Notes 'Impressive Performance Increase'

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2023, 15:31

According to Digital Foundry, Starfield benefits a lot from DLSS 3 support, but even without this technology, the beta patch clearly improves the game's optimization.

Breakthrough in Baldur's Gate 3 Optimization? Head of Larian Showed Promising Graphs

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 November 2023, 02:22

Swen Vincke from Larian Studios boasted of engineering successes that are expected to be key to achieving a breakthrough on Baldur's Gate 3 optimization.

Gothic and Gothic 2 on Switch Look Worse Than Trailers Because THQ Nordic Lacked Time to Optimize Them

Michal Ciezadlik, 13 October 2023, 05:12

It turns out that the trailers for Gothic and Gothic 2 on Nintendo Switch do not show the actual version of the game. THQ Nordic admitted that it was late in optimizing and implementing some solutions.

Extensive Demo of RoboCop in Trouble; Devs Work on Solution

Michal Ciezadlik, 05 October 2023, 16:29

The demo of the Polish FPS RoboCop: Rouge City, released yesterday, is said to be struggling with technical issues. The developers assured that they are already solving the issue.

Starfield's PC Performance Stems From 'Grave Coding Errors', Vulkan API Developer Says

Michal Ciezadlik, 11 September 2023, 16:33

Upon closer examination of Starfield's code, the likely reasons for the game's poor optimization on PC emerges.

Baldur's Gate 3 PS5 Compared PC; Expert Test Brings Answers

Kamil Kleszyk, 08 September 2023, 16:32

The team from Digital Foundry took a look at the PlayStation 5 version of Baldur's Gate 3. Does the port to Sony's consoles present the same high quality?

Starfield Runs Badly on Your PC? Todd Howard Recommends Upgrade

Michal Ciezadlik, 07 September 2023, 17:17

A recent interview featuring Todd Howard leaves no illusions - if Starfield doesn't run well on your PC, and you still want to play the space RPG, you're probably in for a hardware upgrade.

Patch 2 for Baldur's Gate 3 is 'Just Around the Corner'; Will Improve Optimization and Bring Changes [Update]

Hubert Sledziewski, 30 August 2023, 14:44

The second major patch for Baldur's Gate 3 is just around the corner. The update will bring performance improvements to the game and the desired epilogues for the main characters.

Steam's Latest Hit Fails at Optimization; Even RTX 4090 Lacks Power

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 July 2023, 18:11

Gamers are not thrilled that the developers of Remnant 2 optimized their creation with upscaling in mind. Without DLSS or a similar feature, even the GeForce RTX 4090 does not perform impressively.

It's a Miracle Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Runs so Well on Switch

Michal Ciezadlik, 15 May 2023, 15:11

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is considered an excellent game in almost every way. Also considered excellent is the remarkably good technical condition and optimization on Switch.

Fans in Disbelief How a Single Patch Improved DCS World Performance

Adam Celarek, 13 March 2023, 13:46

In the latest update to the popular air battle simulator DCS World, the developers have introduced support for multiple CPU threads into the game. The change has proven to have a very positive impact on the game's performance.

Hogwarts Legacy Has Tons of Bugs, but They May Disappear on Release

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 February 2023, 00:01

The developers of Hogwarts Legacy will still improve the game before it becomes available to all interested parties. Let's check what bugs the first players experienced.

Callisto Protocol Taking Flak From Gamers; Abysmal Performance on PC

Jakub Tarchala, 02 December 2022, 14:06

The release of The Callisto Protocol is not particularly successful - the game is review bombed on Steam, and the reason is poor optimization. We check what the problem is.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Can't Handle Gotham Knights in 60 fps Due to Co-op

Kamil Kleszyk, 16 October 2022, 15:27

Only days are separating us from the release of Gotham Knights. Unfortunately, owners of PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles may feel disappointed, as their device will handle the game at only 30 fps. Among the culprits is the co-op mode.

Moder Cut Elden Ring's Golden Tree; Eats Up Too Much FPS

Przemyslaw Dygas, 03 August 2022, 13:32

The Erdtree of Elden Ring was uprooted by a mod. The trees were consuming too many of his computer's resources.

How to Make Star Citizen Run Better. Better FPS Guide

Przemyslaw Dygas, 12 July 2022, 14:58

Star Citizen is a game with considerable requirements. Here you will learn how to make it run more efficiently with just a few simple steps.

Elden Ring's Performance on PC Still Lacking, but There's Improvement

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 24 April 2022, 22:23

Elden Ring has been plagued with performance issues since its release, experienced mostly by PC users. However, fans have noticed an improvement after installing patch 1.04.

Xbox Technology Will Speed Up PC Gaming

Arkadiusz Strzala, 30 March 2022, 12:37

DirectStorage known from Xbox consoles could speed up PCs as well. Up to 40% less CPU load and faster loading games are possible. The API has some requirements, though.

Xbox Games Will Run Better With AMD's FSR 2.0 Technology

Arkadiusz Strzala, 24 March 2022, 14:35

AMD announces that the FSR 2.0 technology is coming to Xbox Series X/S consoles. It will be made available on devkits and appear in games. For gamers, this means better performance and higher resolutions.

Denuvo May Have Messed Up Total War: Warhammer 3's Optimization

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 February 2022, 14:47

Total War: Warhammer III received an update that did not please the players. The developers have added the Denuvo DRM and the game runs significantly worse than before the release.

Latest Patch for Crysis Remastered PC Brought Significant Performance Boost

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 February 2022, 11:53

PC edition of Crysis Remastered received its latest patch. Fortunately, it introduces significant changes that make the game run much better than before.

Ubisoft Games Lagging? Devs Advise to Shut Down Discord and Other Popular Apps

Przemyslaw Dygas, 26 October 2021, 11:35

Experiencing poor performance in Ubisoft games? The company has a simple solution - just turn off some apps.

Does Minecraft Work Better? Devs Ask Players for Opinion

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 October 2021, 15:25

Testing of Minecraft version 1.18 continues. With the release of the new snapshot and beta for Bedrock Edition, Mojang is asking players for feedback on the improved optimization.

Alan Wake Remastered Twice as Efficient With DLSS; Deathloop Without Stutters

Adrian Werner, 21 September 2021, 11:57

Thanks to DLSS Alan Wake Remastered is to be up to twice as efficient. On the other hand, adding support for Nvidia Reflex reduced stutters in Deathloop.

AC: Odyssey 60 FPS Patch for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S Now Available

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 August 2021, 12:18

Ubisoft has finally enabled us to play Assassin's Creed: Odyssey on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S at 60 fps. The relevant patch is now available on both consoles.

Resident Evil: Village Will Get Another Performance Patch on PC

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 August 2021, 21:00

Resident Evil: Village will get another performance update on PC. This time Capcom took care of, among others, problems with launching the game on some processors.

Resident Evil Village PC Got Another Performance Patch

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2021, 13:18

Capcom released another performance enhancing patch for the PC version of Resident Evil Village.

New Windows 10 Update Improves Game Performance

Paul Musiolik, 31 July 2021, 21:23

Windows 10 received an optional update, KB5004296, that improves smoothness in games, fixes an issue with printing, and internet usage if we connect via VPN.

New Resident Evil Village Update Improves Performance on PC

Adam Krolak, 20 July 2021, 17:17

Today, Capcom announced a new update for Resident Evil Village improving the game's performance. The patch is available for Steam users.

Windows 10 With Windows 11 Features; Possible Game Performance Boost

Przemyslaw Dygas, 20 July 2021, 14:54

One of the features of Windows 11, which were created with gamers in mind, will also appear in Windows 10. We are talking about DirectStorage, which will help us reduce loading times.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Will Get a Significant Performance Upgrade

Milosz Szubert, 01 July 2021, 17:28

During a recent stream, Asobo representatives talked a bit about the near future of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Among other things, we heard about upcoming improvements to the PC version and new details about the Xbox Series X/S release.

Here's Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4 After Patch 1.23

Michal Ciezadlik, 25 June 2021, 11:37

Digital Foundry prepared a comparative footage of the different versions of Cyberpunk 2077 from different PlayStation consoles. The video shows how patch 1.23 has improved the game.

AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution is Ready; List of Supported Games

Arkadiusz Strzala, 23 June 2021, 14:07

AMD's answer to DLSS, Fidelity FX Super Resolution, is now ready to roll out. Seven games support it to begin with, and the number will increase over time.

Cyberpunk 2077 is Finally Playable on PS4; Players Praise Stable FPS

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 June 2021, 21:22

Update 1.23 for Cyberpunk 2077 has removed some bugs and improved the game's optimization. A particular difference can be seen on PS4. CD Projekt RED's title is finally playable on Sony's console and can return to PlayStation Store.

Minecraft 1.17 OptiFine Optimizing Mod Goes Live

Filip Wegrzyn, 09 June 2021, 16:26

The first trial version of the OptiFine mod for Minecraft 1.17 is now available. The script, which improves the game's performance and includes a wide range of new graphic settings, arrived just one day after the release of the new Caves & Cliffs update.

AMD Announces DLSS Slayer; Big Performance Gains, Also on GeForce

Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 June 2021, 12:48

AMD has unveiled the FidelityFX Super Resolution technology that will help increase the frame rate when playing demanding titles. It is the company's answer to DLSS from Nvidia.

Ubisoft Assures Far Cry 6 Will Run Smoothly on Last-gen

Michal Ciezadlik, 31 May 2021, 14:49

As VGC has learned, in the near future developers from Ubisoft are planning to show Far Cry 6 gameplay recorded on last-gen consoles. According to assurances, the game is expected to run well on all platforms.

The Last of Us 2 60 FPS Update on PS5 Available

Michael Kulakowski, 19 May 2021, 20:22

Fans of The Last of Us: Part II on PlayStation 5 have just received a free update number 1.08, which enables us to fully employ the console's processing power. For the first time, the patch guarantees stable gameplay at 60 fps.

More FPS in No Man's Sky and Everspace 2; DLSS in 8 More Games

Przemyslaw Dygas, 19 May 2021, 15:21

Nvidia's DLSS feature came to another eight games. Such titles as No Man's Sky or Everspace 2 can now boast impressive effects of the technology.

FPS Boost Supported by 97 Xbox Series S/X Games

Przemyslaw Dygas, 04 May 2021, 20:31

Microsoft is very quickly expanding support for FPS Boost on their consoles. Currently, we can run it in 97 games on Xbox Series S/X. Among them are titles from the Battlefield, Far Cry and Metro series.

FPS Boost Added in 13 XSX Games; 12 of Them Run at 120 Hz

Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 April 2021, 22:51

Another 13 games will take advantage of the FPS Boost option on Xbox Series X/S. This time, the support was added to EA's games.

Nvidia Reflex Will Help Rust and Ghostrunner Players

Michal Ciezadlik, 07 April 2021, 17:55

Nvidia's new technology called Reflex will appear in Rust and Ghostrunner. This system is supposed to help all owners of the company's GPU to reduce system lag and thus improve their response time.

FPS Boost Will Improve Performance of Old Games on Xbox Series X/S

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 20:34

Microsoft has revealed the first titles with support for the FPS Boost feature. It makes Far Cry 4, Watch Dogs 2 and a handful of other titles run much smoother on the Xbox Series X console than on XONE.

New Mod Does Wonders to Cyberpunk 2077's Performance

Przemyslaw Dygas, 16 February 2021, 14:42

Cyberpunk 2077 has received a new mod that significantly improves the game's performance. The mod titled The Heavily Customized Optimization is able to significantly increase the frame rate.

Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.05 Goes Live

Paul Musiolik, 19 December 2020, 17:57

The long-awaited update for Cyberpunk 2077 has been released on consoles and will soon appear on the PC. Hotfix to version 1.05 fixes a lot of broken tasks, stability issues and performance, and also improves graphics on PS4 and Xbox One.

Cyberpunk 2077 Mods to Improve Performance and Controls

Adrian Werner, 17 December 2020, 19:36

It's only been a week since the launch of Cyberpunk 2077, and the game has already got a whole lot of mods. Currently, fan-made modifications are mainly focused on improving such elements as performance or controls.

Fortnite With Improved Performance on Weaker PCs

Paul Musiolik, 15 December 2020, 17:39

Fortnite has added a new rendering mode for weaker PCs. It enables owners of older hardware to enjoy smooth gameplay.