Valve to Dota 2 gamers on Windows 10: disable Xbox Game DVR for higher frame-rates

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Turning on Xbox Game DVR on Windows 10 will negatively have an effect on your PC efficiency in Dota 2.


It’s been just lately found that in-game frame-rate for some video games takes a success in case you activate the Xbox Game DVR function on Windows 10.

A well-detailed publish on Dota 2’s sub-Reddit by user Pimpmuckl was doing the rounds for some time. The publish tried to seek out the basis trigger for gamers’ experiences of poor or decrease than standard frame-rate within the recreation when utilizing Windows 10.

In explicit, numerous these experiences cropped up increasingly after putting in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Now, it appears Valve, too, has taken discover.

Basically, in case you run Dota 2 on Windows 10, and you’ve got but to show off the Game DVR function, your recreation will show a message that reads, “Your working system has Xbox Game DVR enabled which has been reported to trigger efficiency issues in recreation reminiscent of lowered or capped fps crashing, or freezing.

“Would you prefer to learn the way Xbox Game DVR will be disabled in your system?”

Here’s a screenshot of it, courtesy of Reddit user Offlaner:


Turning off Xbox Game DVR is simple. Just open the Xbox App and sign up in case you aren’t already. On the left panel go to Settings > Game DVR and switch it off. Funnily sufficient. there have been experiences of low frame-rate and extra frequent stuttering in Forza Horizon three on account of turning the function on.