The Witcher 3 Next-Gen screenshot

CDPR is looking into improving The Witcher 3 Next-Gen CPU core utilization & DX12 performance

CD Projekt RED has revealed that it’s currently looking into improving CPU core utilization and improving overall DX12 performance for The Witcher 3 Next-Gen.

The company is also looking into addressing some Ray Tracing issues. For instance, it’s working on reducing global illumination lighting leaks. Additionally, it’s also investigating the RT shadows pop-in issues that we’ve reported. Not only that, but the team also plans to restore horizon-based ambient occlusion on PC.

Before closing, it’s worth noting that CDPR will release a brand new PC hotfix in the coming days. This hotfix will address some performance drops.

It will be interesting to see if, and when, CDPR manages to resolve all of the aforementioned issues. It’s also pretty obvious that the team did not properly test this Next-Gen Update. I mean, it’s been two months since its release, and let’s not forget that it was delayed multiple times.

But anyway, we’ll be sure to test all future patches for this game. So, stay tuned for more!

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