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The Year of Pig in Overwatch and new AMD drivers - news from the world

Today we are writing about Chinese New Year in Overwatch and graphics drivers from AMD, which, among other things, add support for Resident Evil 2 remake. Welcome to the news from the world - daily portions of short news.

Year of the Pig in Overwatch

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The new event in Overwatch is another opportunity to get occasional cosmetic items.

The Chinese are slowly preparing to celebrate the Lunar New Year, this time under the patronage of the Pig, which means that Overwatch has traditionally launched a special new year event. From yesterday to February 18, all fans of this popular online shooter from Blizzard will be able to get special skins for characters, highlight intros and emotes. Some of these cosmetic item were already present in previous years, but there were also new ones. You can take a closer look at them here. The creators have not forgotten about putting some special decoration on some of the levels to make the atmosphere of the celebration even more noticeable.

With the beginning of the Year of the Pig in Overwatch, a new patch was also released. It fixes several bugs, improves the skills of some characters, and reduces armor damage reduction from -5 to -3 points. Details about the update can be found here.

AMD 19.1.2 Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition

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New drivers from AMD are now available.

AMD has released new drivers for its graphics cards – 19.1.2 Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition. First of all, they add support for three games – Resident Evil 2 Remake, which was released today on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One; Tropico 6 and Anthem. The company promises, that the last game is to work up to 7% better on the Radeon RX 580 compared to the previous version of the software. In addition, problems with displaying image in Rocket League when Radeon FreeSync is turned on, or the crashed of Radeon Settings when refreshing Upgrade Advisor multiple times have been fixed. The full list of changes, known problems and download links can be found here.

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