Just like Nvidia, AMD has a tradition of releasing specialized drivers for new triple-A games that are better optimized for a certain game. This time, AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.1 driver has been released which according to AMD is specially optimized for Just Cause 4.
AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.1 Released, Gear up for Just Cause 4
Just Cause 4, as many of you already know, is the fourth installment in the Just Cause franchise. The last Just Cause game, the third iteration, came out in 2015 and it instantly became a fan favorite with many claiming that it is the best Just Cause game ever made.
However, now the fourth part in the series is just around the corner and has big shoes to fill. Just Cause 4 like its prequels is a third person action adventure game developed by Avalanche Studios. The game will come out on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
The series’ protagonist, Rico Rodriguez, is coming back in the fourth installment and the game is set in a fictional South American country called Solis. This time he is in search for answers about his father’s past and his involvement with Black Hand, the world’s most powerful private army run by Gabriella Morales.
You can be sure to expect lots of explosions, action, and drama, which is exactly what the Just Cause series is all about.
AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.1, Improvements?
AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.1, as claimed by AMD, is specially optimized for the upcoming Just Cause 4 game. According to them, the upcoming game should run well on these new drivers, however, they have not released any detailed changelog.
Sadly, nothing else is new in this update, no bug fixes or improvements. On the contrary, there are a couple of issues with it.
Following is the changelog for the update.
- Just Cause™ 4
- Some systems running multiple displays may experience mouse lag when at least one display is enabled but powered off.
- Assassin’s Creed™: Odyssey may experience a game crash at certain locations of the game on Windows®7 enabled system configurations.
The Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.1 installation package contains the following:
Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.12.1 Driver Version 18.40.11.09 (Windows Driver Store Version 25.20.14011.9004)
Just Cause 4 Release Date
Just Cause 4 is scheduled for release on Dec 4, 2018 across all major platforms i.e. PS4, Xbox One and PC.
There are three different editions listed on their official website and you can preorder anyone of them right now. You can see for yourself what each edition will get you.
This is all for now, let us know in the comments what you think about the upcoming Just Cause 4 game. Make sure to update your AMD drivers.