Intel Arc beta driver fixes Forza Horizon 5, Call of Duty bugs, and more

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July 30, 2022 at 01:46 EST

Today, Intel released Windows DCH driver version for Arc Alchemist discrete GPUs. The new driver brings several graphics corruption bug fixes and application crash fixes. For example, the driver decides in popularity Call of duty as well as in Forza Horizon 5, among other things. You can find the full changelog below:

Problems solved:

  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege* (DX11) may experience texture damage in the Emerald Plains map when Ultra settings are enabled in-game. An alternative solution is to select Vulkan API in the game settings.
  • Battlefield V* (DX11) may exhibit lighting damage from certain sources such as floodlights or campfires.
  • F1 22* (DX12) may experience application crashes or crashes when using “High” or higher quality settings with environment blockage set to “AMD FidelityFX CACAO”. The workaround is to disable or change this option on the games setup page.
  • Halo Infinite* (DX12) lighting may appear blurry or overexposed in multiplayer game menus.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War* (DX12) may experience app crashes while playing.
  • Call of Duty: Warzone* (DX12) may display flash shadow damage on character models in the list.
  • Forza Horizon 5* (DX12) shows block damage while drifting and MSAA x4 is enabled.
  • Dying Light 2: Stay Human * (DX12) may show light damage on some building surfaces.
  • Minecraft Bedrock* (DX11) may display a black screen after the initial loading screen.

Known problems:

  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider* (DX12) may experience an app crash when Ray Traced Shadow Quality is set to High. An alternative solution is to change to the Medium or Off setting.
  • The Movies & TV app may get stuck while playing an HDR video and change the video to full screen.
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard* (DX12), Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint (DX11), Strange Brigade* (DX12), and Forza Horizon 5* (DX12) may experience fabric damage during gameplay.
  • Gears 5* (DX12) may experience app crashes, system hangs or TDR while gaming.
  • Some third-party camera apps may experience video corruption when playing the recorded video in full screen mode
  • Sniper Elite 5* may experience an application crash on some Hybrid Graphics system configurations when the Windows® Graphics Performance Preferences option is not set to High Performance.
  • Map texture may fail to load or may load as blank surfaces when CrossFire* is running.
  • Some objects and textures in Halo Infinite* (DX12) may appear black and fail to load.

Known issues with Intel® Arc ™ control

  • Checking for driver updates or trying to install driver updates with Intel® Arc™ Control can sometimes cause a Driver Installation Error message.
  • Smooth Sync is enabled by default when “Application Choice” is selected from the Frame Delivery settings on the Intel® Arc™ Control Game Settings page.
  • The Intel® Arc™ Control Performance Tuning page may be visible incorrectly or configurable on unsupported platforms. When this happens, changing the settings on this page may cause an error message and/or it won’t work.
  • The Windows® UAC prompt may appear when Intel® Arc™ Control starts.

You can download Arc Beta driver version on the official Intel website here.

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