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NIOH 2's latest PC update delivers usable keyboard/mouse controls and improved performance at max settings

The game should have launched with these fixes

NIOH 2's latest PC update delivers usable keyboard/mouse controls and improved performance at max settings

NIOH 2's latest PC update delivers usable kb/mouse controls and improved performance at max settings

The PC version of NIOH 2 Complete Edition has been updated with patch 1.27, delivering several major fixes to the game on Steam. This patch includes the addition of keyboard/mouse button prompts within the game, finally making keyboard and mouse a viable playstyle within the game. 

The PC performance of NIOH 2 has also been improved, thanks to a fix to the game's "frame rate degradation" when Effects Quality is set to High within the game. This change will allow NIOH 2 to run smoother on most systems, which is great news for all PC gamers. 

Sadly, PC gamers must choose between gamepad and keyboard/mouse button prompts within NIOH 2's options menu, preventing gamers from freely switching between both control syles without entering NIOH 2's options menu. 

While these fixes should have been within the game at launch, we are glad to finally see these fixes within NIOH 2. This patch should address the game's lingering performance issues on some systems and finally make the game's controls learnable using keyboard/mouse. 

The full patch notes for NIOH 2's 1.27 update are available below. 
 

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Patch Notes - NIOH 2 version 1.27

Additional Features

- Added support for keyboard & mouse input icons?
- This setting can be switched via “System” ⇒ “Keyboard & Mouse Settings” ⇒ “Control Icons”

Bug Fixes

- Fixed an issue which prevented Burst Counters from being used against certain enemies’ Burst Attacks when “Frame Rate Cap” was set to 120

- Further improvements have been made to address the issue of frame rate degradation when “Effect Quality” is set to “High” in “Graphics Settings”

- Shadows are now enabled in cutscenes even when the "Shadows" setting in "Graphics Settings" is set to "OFF"

- Fixed an issue that sometimes caused the fog in stages to appear brighter than expected

- The screen resolution of 1366x768 can now be selected when the desktop resolution is 1360x768

- Changed the settings in “Keyboard & Mouse Settings” ⇒ “Key Configuration” for camera operation via mouse in “Photo mode”

- Fixed an issue where some effects would not display in the cutscene, “A Summons to War”

- Fixed an issue that occurred with facial expressions while using the “Dragon Ninja” Transformation

- The window menu is no longer included in the image data copied to the clipboard when posting character creation settings on Twitter

- Other minor bug fixes

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