AMD releases Radeon Software 18.2.2 for Kingdom Come, Fortnite and PUBG

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.2.2 for Kingdom Come, Fortnite and PUBG

AMD releases Radeon Software 18.2.2 for Kingdom Come, Fortnite and PUBG

AMD has released their latest Radeon Software Adrenalin GPU driver, delivering game-specific optimisations for Kingdom Come: Deliverance, the medieval non-fantasy RPG and both PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite, two of the world’s most popular Battle Royale games. 

Each of these titles will receive performance boosts of between 3-7% in optimised titles, depending on the game and your GPU configuration. AMD has conducted dedicated testing on both their Vega and Polaris based hardware, with Polaris achieving the largest performance gains. 

  

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 Highlights (Release notes)

Introducing Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition, artfully designed and meticulously crafted to unleash the powerful performance and innovation built into Radeon Graphics through an incredibly intuitive and utterly beautiful user interface for both PCs and mobile devices.


Support For

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

– Up to 3% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeonâ„¢ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-210
– Up to 4% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeonâ„¢ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.1 at 1920×1080 (1080p). RS-211

Fortnite

– Up to 3% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeonâ„¢ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-20
– Up to 6% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeonâ„¢ RX 580 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 1920×1080 (1080p). RS-208

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

– Up to 5% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeonâ„¢ RX Vega 56 (8GB) graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 2560x1440p (1440p). RS-207
– Up to 7% faster performance using Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.2.2 on the Radeonâ„¢ RX 580 graphics card than with Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 17.12.1 at 1920x1080p (1080p). RS-209

Known Issues

– Radeon FreeSync may intermittently incorrectly engage during Chrome video playback resulting in playback flicker.
– Radeon Overlay hotkey may fail to bring up the overlay or may cause a Radeon Host Application crash intermittently on a limited number of gaming titles.
– Radeon FreeSync may rapidly change between min and max range when enabled causing stutter in fullscreen games on multi display system configurations.
– Flickering may be observed on the performance metrics overlay when Enhanced Sync is enabled on some Radeon FreeSync connected `displays.
– A random system hang may be experienced after extended periods of use on system configurations using 12 GPU’s for compute workloads.
– Water textures may appear to be missing in World of Final Fantasy.
– The GPU Workload feature may cause a system hang when switching to Compute while AMD CrossFire is enabled. A workaround is to disable AMD CrossFire before switching the toggle to Compute workloads.

Supported Desktop GPUs 

Radeon Desktop Product Family Compatibility

Radeon RX Vega Series AMD Radeon pro Duo
Radeon RX 580 AMD Radeon RX 570
Radeon RX 560  AMD RX 550
Radeon RX 400 Series Graphics AMD Radeon R7 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon Pro Duo AMD Radeon R7 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 Fury Series Graphics AMD Radeon R5 300 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Series Graphics AMD Radeon R5 200 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 300 Series Graphics AMD Radeon HD 8500 – HD 8900 Series Graphics
AMD Radeon R9 200 Series Graphics AMD Radeon HD 7700 – HD 7900 Series Graphics

 

Full Release notes for this driver can be viewed here

 

Download Links

– Windows 10 (32-bit | 64-bit)
– Windows 7 (32-bit | 64-bit)

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