Today, AMD Radeon Software launched Adrenalin Edition 18.8.2, with Strong Brigade Support, which releases tomorrow as well as F1 2018. This update also replaces the strange Brigade Early Access driver that was released a few days ago , and for this game, AMD follows up to 3 – 5% performance lift compared to 18.8.1 on the Radeon RX Vega 64 and RX 580 8GB. Otherwise, 18.8.2 brings a series of bug fixes, including those for Far Cry 5.
As far as Strange Brigade goes, the third-person co-op adventurer is developed by Rebellion (by Sniper Elite fame) and is actually one of the AMD's latest game development partnership. Coming with DX1
Compared to 18.8.1, AMD cited up to 5% faster 4K performance on RX Vega 64 and up to 3% faster 1440p performance on RX 580 8GB. But generally, as a more informally oriented game, Strange Brigade system requirements are not particularly demanding, and for AMD graphics cards, a Radeon HD 7870 2GB is recommended as a minimum.
By proceeding to the fixes, 18.8.2 solves the following issues:
- Some games may experience instability or stutter when playing with FRTC and Instant Replay is enabled.
- Upgrade Advisor can not be displayed in Radeon Settings Player.
- Far Cry 5 may experience dark or gray images with HDR10 enabled on some system configurations.
- Far Cry 5 may experience a program hanger when you change video settings on some system configurations.
- Radeon Chill min and max values can not be synchronized on multi-GPU system configurations.
- Radeon FreeSync can not activate when playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 .
When it comes to documented open problems, lists 18.8.2 the following:
- Radeon FreeS ync can not activate when playing Monster Hunter: World .
- Some DirectX 12 game programs may experience instability while playing with Radeon ReLive on system configurations using the Radeon R9 290 and Radeon R9 390 series graphics products. "
- Cursor or system storage can be observed on some system configurations when two or more monitors are connected and a display is turned off.
- The Radeon RX Vega Series graphics products may experience elevated memory bells during system idle.
- Strange Brigade can experience fps drops on multiple GPU-enabled system configurations when Enhanced Sync is enabled and Vulkan API is enabled.
- Flickering can be observed on some monitors when Radeon FreeSync is enabled with Radeon ReLive enabled and recorded.
- Video profiles may not be correct in the browser's video content.
18.8.2 does not apply to APUs. The updated drivers for AMD desktop, mobile and integrated GPUs are available through the Radeon Settings tab or on the AMD driver download page. For more information about these updates and further issues, see the Radeon Software Adrenaline Edition 18.8.2 Release Notes.