Borderlands 3 Will Get a Fix... Someday
Borderlands 3 was launched just a few days ago, with Gearbox boasting that the game is already very, very successful, but something is not quite right with the implementation used for DirectX 12 mode.
Those who have tried to play Borderlans 3 (including us, and we love it by the way) using DirectX 12 have encountered many problems, such as the fact that the game refuses to start sometimes. You just get a beautiful, beautiful black screen when you run it in DirectX 12 mode, and in order to get back to DirectX 11, you need to edit a .ini configuration file.
A solution seems to be already in development, with the initial support for DirectX 12 API being marked "Beta", although the game itself is released. That's it then, we can't just expect a game to be released with a functional variant of an API every day or maybe this decade, or our life time? Guys? No, nothing? Ok then…
According to information obtained by Overclock3D, even AMD claims that Gearbox and 2K Games are working on an update meant to fix the problem. There are no details on when this new variant of the game will be available. If we're lucky, it won't be too long. If we are not lucky, then we can fondly remember how well maintained and repaired the Aliens Colonial Marines were.
However, the game runs smoothly in DirectX 11, even though DX12 would have been preferable, improving performance at times.
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