AMD’s new drivers optimised for Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, and Civilization 6

By Shabana Arif
24 October 2016 08:40 GMT

Radeon Crimson Edition 16.10.2 offers official support for triple A titles and a few more fixes.


AMD has rolled out Radeon Crimson Edition 16.10.2 which is optimised for Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Civ 6, Serious Sam VR Early Access, and Eagle Flight VR.

A Crossfire profile for Civ 6 has been added while the Crossfire profile for Battlefield 1 has been updated.

Jumping over to fixes, the elevated fan speed issue on select Radeon RX 400 cards after an application has been closed has been sorted out, and Gears of War 4 will no longer hang on some maps when using high resolution and quality settings.

You can check out the full release notes below.

Support For:

  • Battlefield 1™
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI
  • Titanfall 2™
  • Serious Sam™ VR Early Access
  • Eagle Flight VR™

New AMD CrossFire profile added for DirectX® 11:

  • Sid Meier’s Civilization® VI

Fixed Issues

  • Fan speed may sometimes remain elevated on select Radeon RX 400 series graphics products even when an application has been exited.
  • Eyefinity group settings may not be retained after driver upgrade when using AMD CrossFire configurations.
  • Gears of War™ 4 may experience an application hang when using select high resolution and quality configurations in some specific game maps.
  • DirectX®12 content may be unable to launch on some older CPUs that do not support popcnt instruction.
  • Battlefield 1™ AMD CrossFire profile updates for game launch.

Known Issues

  • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application “Raptr” has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
  • H.264 content playback may experience playback issues on internet browsers with hardware acceleration when also running gaming applications or content.
  • The Division™ may experience checkered corruption when using character model overlays or the game menu.
  • Some users without the Radeon WattMan feature may experience a Radeon Software popup error regarding Radeon WattMan.
  • FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
  • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

Package Contents
The Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 installation package contains the following:

  • Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.10.2 Driver Version 16.40.2911

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