AMD Radeon Driver Update: AMD Releases ReLive 17.3.1 Driver With ‘Ghost Recon: Wildlands’ Support; Latest Driver Update Offer Major Bug Fixes


AMD has recently dropped an updated version of its Radeon Driver into a 17.3.1 package, which offers specific optimizations for the military open-world co-op game "Ghost Recon: Wildlands" by Ubisoft.

According to PC Gamer, the new Crimson ReLive 17.3.1 driver was released a day after the launch of "Ghost Recon: Wildlands," which will offer support for the open world shooter. AMD claims that the drive update also improves performance by six percent when measured on Radeon RX 480s as compared to ReLive 17.2.1.

The said update might not quite give a significant performance gain, owing to the six-percent bump on the driver, although the latest package should be used by players for the Ghost Recon: Wildlands for it offers multi-GPU profile for the open world game, VR-Zone reported.

Apart from the latest driver's performance increase, it offers bug fixes for a slew of in-game issues in Battlefield, For Honor, Counter Strike, among others.

The fixed issues include the following:

  • Battlefield 1 may experience flickering textures or terrain when returning to game after performing a task switch.
  • For Honor may experience flickering or corruption on character models when highlighting them in menus.
  • For Honor may experience texture flickering in Multi GPU enabled system configurations.
  • Radeon Settings may fail to install the latest graphics driver on systems with user accounts that contain spaces.
  • Mouse cursor corruption may be experienced on some Radeon RX 480 series graphics products.
  • Custom fan settings in Radeon WattMan are sometimes not retained after the system enters sleep or hibernate.
  • Adjusting Radeon WattMan settings on some Radeon R9 380 series products may cause display flickering or application hangs.
  • System may fail to reboot when "Restart Now" is selected during a custom Radeon Software install.
  • Borderless Fullscreen mode and AMD FreeSync technology may experience stuttering or flickering on some multi display system configurations.
  • Radeon ReLive is not functional when Hyper-V is enabled on Windows.
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive may experience stuttering when using Radeon Chill.
  • DOTA 2 may experience stuttering on some system configurations with Radeon ReLive enabled.

For the interested users, the latest Crimson ReLive driver and release notes on fixes and known issues can be downloaded and viewed from AMD's website.

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