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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC update is all about fixing crashes

Rockstar continues to patch the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2.

There's yet another stability-focused Red Dead Redemption 2 patch on PC. The update - version 1.14.1 - went live overnight, bringing a host of crash fixes for players running Vulkan, as well as DirectX 12.

There aren't any exciting tweaks here, as most of the bigger problems were previously addressed in recent updates. There is, however, a fix for a couple of random crashes that would sometimes occur after selecting either single-player or Red Dead Online, as well as another that would happen seemingly at random during gameplay on DirectX 12.

You'll find the full set of patch notes below.

  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash when changing Windows audio devices/settings while the game was running.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash when launching the game after switching between Vulkan and DirectX 12.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash when graphical settings were changed and applied while close to the VRAM limit.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash during loading screens when launching Story Mode or Red Dead Online.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash when attempting to quit the game.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash when switching between several input devices.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash during gameplay when using keyboard and mouse controls.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash when transitioning between Story Mode and Red Dead Online.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash when entering Photo Mode while the player was in cinematic camera mode.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a crash during certain weather conditions on systems with multiple graphics cards.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in graphical errors and other instability when using Vulkan with multiple graphics cards.
  • Improvements to address an issue that resulted in a random crash during gameplay when using DirectX 12.
  • Improvements to address issues that resulted in random crashes during gameplay in Story Mode and Red Dead Online.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is currently on sale on the Epic Games Store, as well as other online retailers such as Green Man Gaming.

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