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AMD has released a new version of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition driver. According to its release notes, this new version of Radeon Software Crimson Edition comes with various fixes for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Fallout 4, Elite: Dangerous, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, DiRT Rally and Star Wars Battlefront.
Those interested can download this new driver from here.
And here are the release notes for the AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix:
Compatible Operating Systems
AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.1 Hotfix Driver is designed to support the following Microsoft® Windows® platforms:
Windows® 10 (32 & 64-bit version)
Windows 8.1 (32 & 64-bit version)
Windows 7 (32 & 64-bit version with SP1 or higher)
Resolved Issues
[82645] Fallout 4 – The compass flickers during gameplay on AMD Radeon™ R9 290 and AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2
[84118]/[59475] Elite: Dangerous – Poor performance may be experienced in Supercruise mode under Windows® 10
[82887] The driver installer appears to hang at various stages of the install process
[84116] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – random frame freezes may be observed during gameplay
[84112] Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC) setting do not apply consistently to all games. In order for FRTC to function properly, Vertical Refresh/VSync must be turned off
[58978] DiRT Rally – A crash may occur when starting a new race with AMD Crossfire™ and AMD FreeSync™ enabled
[83370] The AMD Gaming Evolved overlay may cause a black screen, or introduce game stutter
[82497] Assassins Creed Syndicate – Using “Very High” graphics settings in 3×1 Eyefinity mode may cause displays to switch off
[82093] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Some flickering may be experienced in shaded areas of the screen while game levels are loading
[82788] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Frame freezing during gameplay may be experienced
[82794] Just Cause 3 – The system may hang when task switching on systems with AMD CPUs and GPUs
[82777] Just Cause 3 – Application profile setting added for laptops with Switchable Graphics
[82779] Fallout 4 – Gameplay may be choppy in AMD FreeSync™ mode in Ultra mode at 1440p resolution
[82895] Fallout 4 – Brightness flickering observed with AMD FreeSync™ enabled on certain displays
[80254] cnext.exe intermittently crashes during Windows® shutdown
[81809] A crash may be experienced if an HDMI™ display is a cloned display device on an HP Envy 15 notebook
[82485] “Failed to create OpenGL context” error message may appear after installation
[82842] “Cannot find RadeonSettings.exe” error message may appear during installation
[83277] “AMD Install Manager has stopped working” error message may appear during installation
[83484] “Cannot find cncmd.exe” error message may appear during installation
[82902] Display may flicker on certain laptops after prolonged gameplay with AMD FreeSync™ enabled
[81489] Unable to create 4×1 or 2×1 portrait mode SLS with 4K displays
[82042] Video corruption may appear in Movies & TV app when is VSR enabled and scaling mode is set to “Full panel”
[82492] Portrait Eyefinity mode may not be configured correctly using Radeon Additional Settings
[82695] No display on certain laptops when toggling display mode or connecting an HDMI™ display
[82900]/[81859] Flickering may be experienced on some monitors when AMD FreeSync™ is enabled
[80064] Notifications reverting back to English on non-English systems after reboot
[82490] Misaligned UI may be observed on the Bezel Compensation screen
[81777] Launching a game from the Game Manager may launch on a single display after enabling and disabling AMD CrossFire™ in a 3×1 AMD Eyefinity™ setup
[81856] Marginally increased power consumption may be observed during video playback
Known Issues
[79428] StarCraft II: Flickering may be observed in the ‘Episode 3’ campaign
[80836]/[59701] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Flickering or poor performance may be experienced when running in AMD Crossfire™ mode
[81736] Call of Duty Online – The game may crash if the Print Screen key is pressed on a 4K monitor
[81448]/[77961] A system restart may be experience when waking the system from sleep mode on some systems with Intel processors
[81651] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Texture corruption may be experienced if the game “Field of View” setting is > 100
[82213] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Some users may experience minor flickering or corruption at different game location or while viewing the in-game cinematics
[81915] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – Building textures may be missing on some AMD Freesync™ displays with VSync enabled
[82387] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – The game may crash if the Gaming Evolved “In Game Overlay” is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved “In Game Overlay”
[82789] Total War™: Rome II – Choppy gameplay may be experienced
[84509] Gaming Evolved client does not initiate when launching Metro Last Light if AMD CrossFire™ is enabled
[84434] Far Cry 4 – A crash may occur after performing (ALT + Enter) to switch between windowed/full screen modes with the AMD Gaming Evolved “Video Capture” feature turned on
[82499] Talos Principle – A crash may occur while changing Gaming Evolved Video settings or pressing ALT + Enter when “In Game Overlay” is enabled
[84591] Mad Max – Low FPS performance may be experienced in game when AMD FreeSync™ and AMD CrossFire™ are enabled
[84428] Battlefield Hardline – A crash may occur when changing graphics settings from “Ultra” to “High” during gameplay
[83839] Some games may experience brightness flickering with AMD FreeSync™ enabled
[83833] Radeon Settings – AMD OverDrive™ clock gauge needles for the secondary GPU may be in wrong position when the system is idle and the secondary GPU is inactive
[83832] Radeon Settings – AMD OverDrive™ Power setting changes on the secondary GPU are not immediately displayed.  This is seen only on dual GPU graphics cards, such as the AMD Radeon™ HD 7990 and Radeon R9 295×2
[83287] Game stuttering may be experienced when running two AMD Radeon™ R9 295X2 graphics cards in AMD CrossFire™ mode
[82892] Display corruption may occur on multiple display systems when it has been running idle for some time
[83031] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Corrupted ground textures may be observed in the Survival of Hoth mission
[82824] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Flickering may be observed is task switching is used during gameplay
[81915] Assassin’s Creed Syndicate – Building textures are missing and game objects stutter if VSync is enabled in Quad AMD Crossfire configurations

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