Horizon Zero Dawn PC patch update 1.11.2 fixes VRAM problems and artifact issues

Horizon Zero Dawn Pc
Horizon Zero Dawn Pc (Image credit: PlayStation)

What you need to know

  • Horizon Zero Dawn first launched on PC back in August 2020.
  • Since then, the developers at Guerrilla Games have released numerous patches to improve the overall experience.
  • Update 1.11.2 is meant to fix VRAM issues and artifact problems.

Guerrilla Games shared the patch notes for Horizon Zero Dawn's PC version, with a bevy of improvements meant to resolve issues players previously reported. Horizon Zero Dawn Update 1.11.2 is now available and fixes issues with VRAM, flickering and artifacts.

Here's the full patch notes, as detailed by Guerrilla Games on Reddit:

  • Improved VRAM management when changing resolution or upscale mode, which could cause performance issues that were only fixed by restarting the game
  • Fixed various assets using the wrong quality level while using DLSS/FSR
  • Fixed visual artifact issue when clipping the camera through a surface like pushing against a wall (ie with large FOVs or ultrawide screens) while using DLSS/FSR
  • Fixed visual corruption and reduced foliage flickering issues on certain AMD GPUs

The PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn first launched back in August 2020, with numerous patches released since.

Guerrilla Games is currently hard at work on Horizon Forbidden West, which is slated to launch for PS5 and PS4 on Feb. 18, 2022. A PC version of this sequel has not yet been announced, but could arrive at a later date, as Sony has been bringing more games to PC including Days Gone, God of War and Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection.

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