Darksiders Warmastered Edition patch fixes AMD GPU problems

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Credit where it’s due to the guys at Kaiko, the Darksiders Warmastered Edition released with a few issues but they’ve been working swiftly to clear them up. Today’s patch addresses the performance problems on AMD GPUs and, for me at least, has completely resolved the troubles.

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With v-sync on, the game is now locked at 60fps on the 4GB 380X card inside my machine. Previously, it was dipping into the 30s and 40s whenever a combat sequence of any kind was happening. Obviously I haven’t tested the entire game on this new patch, but spots that were previously causing major dips are now completely fine.

This patch follows a prior hotfix that addressed the non-functioning FOV slider and bumped the frame-rate limit to 330. After this, I think the main significant issue remaining is regarding audio levels in cut-scenes. Here are the latest patch notes for Darksiders Warmastered Edition.

– Fix for AMD performance problems
– Fix for users with Non-ANSII character based usernames that had problems to get config saved / loaded
– Fix for users without pre-existing keyboard config could not load / save keyboard config
Note : If you had working keyboard config load / save, then please copy your keyboard configuration to the new place.
The old file was %localappdata%\Darksiders\controls.dcon
New location and filename is %appdata%\kaiko\darksiders1\keymapping.bin
Please just copy the file and rename it.

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