Featured Articles

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

IHS teardown reveals Galaxy S5 BOM

Research firm IHS got hold of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone and took it apart to the last bolt to figure out…

More...
Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 available selling well

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has finally gone on sale and it can be yours for €699, which is quite a lot of…

More...
Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel lists Haswell refresh parts

Intel has added a load of Haswell refresh parts to its official price list and there really aren’t any surprises to…

More...
Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

Respawn confirms Titanfall DLC for May

During his appearance at PAX East panel and confirmed on Twitter, Titanfall developer Respawn confirmed that the first DLC pack for…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 24 August 2007 11:09

Stalker team releases another patch

Written by David Stellmack

Image

Up to 15 percent Frame rate improvement


Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl
is a title that I followed the development of for a long time. When the game finally shipped I was a bit disappointed with the end product due the number of bugs and issues with the initial release. To THQ’s credit, however, the Stalker team continues to be hard at work releasing new patches and updates to address nagging issues that are starting to make the game much more stable, and at the same time much more enjoyable.

The latest patch that was released today fixes a number of multiplayer issues, but the biggest star of this patch has to be the performance boost of between 10% to 15% due to code and shader optimization. According to the information provided with the patch, you can expect to see a performance increase no matter which video card or driver you are using.

Coming in at just under 15MB, the update, which is numbered as version 1.0004, really does an excellent job at improving the game and the game play experience. We tested it this afternoon and found the improvements to be quite welcome.

This is a good thing as the Stalker team is already hard at work on a sequel, “Clear Skies,” and they really need to stamp the bugs out and get the game more stable before moving on. You can find the update/patch at all of the usual sources on the Web or from the Stalker Web site at the link below.

Click here.

Last modified on Friday, 24 August 2007 11:28
blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments