Battlefield 1 PS4 Pro efficiency shall be improved with subsequent patch

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DICE has recognized the trigger for the bug answerable for efficiency drops in Battlefield 1 on PS4 Pro following the discharge of the latest patch.


Battlefield 1 developer DICE by no means formally talked publicly concerning the recreation’s PS4 Pro options. Instead, when gamers began testing the sport on Sony’s extra highly effective console, they have been pleasantly stunned to see frame-rate and backbone advantages.

Unfortunately, with the discharge of the autumn patch, the sport’s November patch, reports began propagating about a perceived performance hit, to not point out sure maps turning into blurrier – a results of the sport’s dynamic decision making an attempt to take care of a strong frame-rate. DICE at all times mentioned it’s investigating the stories, however has not talked about the problem since, till now.

In a large thread concerning the difficulty on the official Battlefield forums, DICE’s Nils Hallberg got here in to say that the studio managed to search out the bug answerable for the reported issues.

“We found an issue that explains a lot of the issues mentioned in this thread, e.g. FPS drops and blurry textures,” he advised discussion board members. “The difficulty pertains to the dynamic decision the place the minimal was too excessive.

“We have a repair for this for all platforms (besides PC that doesn’t use dynamic decision) and it will likely be included within the subsequent patch,” confirmed the developer.

To additional make clear the matter, Hallberg added that earlier than patch 1.02, the sport’s dynamic decision scaler didn’t have a minimal worth,

“I need to clarify a few things. Before the patch (i.e. version 1.02) there was no minimum at all,” mentioned.

“In 1.04 we added a minimum but due to a bug that got calculated the wrong way and was set way too high. In the next patch we are going to have minimum but it will be properly set. The quality of the textures are, since launch, untouched,” he went on.

The patch he’s referring to is popping out subsequent week, and it’s going to additionally carry the Giant Shadow free map. Patch notes and launch date have but to revealed