Nioh 2 update 1.27 improves framerate and visuals on PC

Koei Tecmo and Team Ninja have released a new update for Nioh 2 with improvements to the games visuals and performance on PC (Steam).


Nioh 2 update 1.27 isn’t as extensive as some previous patches have been though makes some key changes to the PC version following feedback from the player community. Shortly after Nioh 2 Complete Edition launched, reports were coming with numerous players having encountered performance issues on day one. This led to harsh review bombing of Nioh 2 Complete Edition on Metacritic, though the user score has risen to 6.1 (from 4.5, previously).

You can review the Nioh 2 1.27 patch notes below with a full list of fixes:

Function addition

  • Supports keyboard and mouse button icon display You
    can switch between “System” ⇒ “Keyboard and mouse settings” ⇒ “Icon display”.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug that when “Maximum FPS” is 120, a specific enemy’s “Great Skill” may not be returned by “Special Skill”.
  • Further improved the problem that the frame rate tends to decrease when “Effect quality” is set to “High” in “Graphic settings”.
  • Changed to enable shadows in cutscenes even when “Shadow” in “Graphic settings” is “Disabled”
  • Fixed a bug where fog on stage could look brighter than expected
  • Fixed so that the screen resolution “1366×768” can be selected in the environment where the desktop resolution is “1360×768”.
  • Changed the contents that can be set in “Keyboard and mouse settings” ⇒ “Key config” regarding camera operation with the mouse in “Photo mode”
  • Fixed a bug where some of the effects of the cutscene “Invitation to the Genpei War” were not displayed.
  • Fixed a face display bug for the copy “Dragon Ninja”
  • Fixed not to include the window menu in the image data copied to the clipboard when posting on Twitter with appearance settings
  • Fixed other minor bugs

In our Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition review, Jason scored the beefed-up soulslike sequel a staggering 9/10, saying:

Nioh 2 – The Complete Edition manages to give budding yokai hunters even more to do, and whether you missed the PS4 version of the game or not, it’s definitely one to sink your teeth into if you fancy a challenging experience.

Source: GameCity

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