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AMD's Radeon Software 16.8.2 drivers are in for No Man's Sky

By Scorpus
Aug 15, 2016
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  1. Just shortly after the release of No Man's Sky on PC late last week, AMD has released a new set of Radeon Software Crimson Edition drivers that are optimized for the space exploration title.

    Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.8.2 drivers are also optimized for Paragon, an upcoming MOBA from Epic Games that uses the Unreal Engine 4. An open beta for Paragon is scheduled to begin tomorrow, hence why these drivers include support for the title. Like most free-to-play MOBAs, Paragon's system requirements are low so the game should run on a wide variety of hardware.

    The 16.8.2 drivers also include a small collection of bug fixes, mostly addressing crashes in Overwatch and issues with installations on Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update applied. It seems the key additions to these drivers are the game optimizations for No Man's Sky and Paragon, rather than bug fixes.

    As always, Radeon Settings can automatically download and install these new drivers, otherwise you can grab a trusty manual installer from our driver download section here.

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