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[Twitter] AMD Fail to Fix Crysis 2 Flicker Issue Today

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Trying hard to get a CAP update tomorrow that fixes the issue for Crysis 2
1 day ago

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For Crysis 2 - looks like the app changed something last minute, so we need to update the Crysis 2 CAP - will update once ready
3 days ago

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Just to set expectations - Cat 11.3 and the newer 11.4 preview will not have a fix yet; I'll let everyone once there's more info

So The Cats creator said an update was due today (CAPS) but now it may be thursday by the looks of it. Not AMD's fault entirely and at least they seem to be doing more to fix CryTek's errors in my opinion. Take this twitter thread however you want to. I believe it.

Bradley Worthington, giving you the news when he can!

Source: http://twitter.com/CatalystCreator#
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Yea, this was pretty fail by Crytek. They didn't notify AMD and Nvidia of their updates in time for this problem to be fixed.

The good thing is the Bioshock profile works, so my Crysis2.exe is named Bioshock.exe and there is no flicker issue.
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Yea, this was pretty fail by Crytek. They didn't notify AMD and Nvidia of their updates in time for this problem to be fixed.

The good thing is the Bioshock profile works, so my Crysis2.exe is named Bioshock.exe and there is no flicker issue.
Yes, it's a short fix, but long term, it's not very good. We need ATI and fix this because Crytek seem to be having some issues that is really needing their attention thus slowing them down on fixing the issues.
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Thanks for the news Bradley. Looks like they're finally trying to fix it now. Tomorrow? Awesome!
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yeah crytek has bigger things to worry about then screen flickering because someone cant handle 35-45 fps lol
although when i run it with crossfire 5770s it really does matter cause a solo 5770 is a little weak
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Sort of a fail on both developers, but mostly Crytek. It is Cryteks job to hire outstanding Quality Assurance teams and to test the game on every possible platform on the market. Test it on Xboxes, PS3s, AMD computers with single GPU setups, Intel Computers with single GPU setups, Intel Computers with Crossfire setups, Intel computers with SLI setups, AMD computers with Crossfire and SLI setups and so on and so forth.

Developers should know that Crossfire scalability has been quite fragile over the last few years, and they need to make sure their scaling is top notch, or operational to say at the very minimum....

I have to give AMD super credit. I mean Crytek justs exerts "Nvidia", all of their recent games have NVidia trademarks. And yet AMD are actually going to try to resolve this problem, for developers that haven't shown AMD any respect whatsoever? If AMD had a OCN account I would REP it twice....
    
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Sorry to hop in late, but this "flickering" is for multi GPU right? I am pretty sure I was getting the same thing you guys are talking about, as when I switched to a single card it went away.
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I was about to say "what flicker issue?"
But since I have only 1 card, it's fine.
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Sorry to hop in late, but this "flickering" is for multi GPU right? I am pretty sure I was getting the same thing you guys are talking about, as when I switched to a single card it went away.
Yeah only CF. Crysis 2 has CF/SLI issues.
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I was about to say "what flicker issue?"
But since I have only 1 card, it's fine.
People with crossfire and SOME people with SLI setups get this flickering having to do with the HDR lighting. basically screen one millisecond is fine, and the other it is bright as the sun, and this goes on forever :/ .
    
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