“Elden Ring’s” stuttering difficulties on the Steam Deck should be resolved shortly, with a new patch aimed at improving performance expected this week.
Fans of “Elden Ring” on their new Steam Decks have been reporting performance concerns, which one insider claims will be addressed this week. Valve’s new portable gadget makes it simple to access Steam’s massive library of PC games. The Steam Deck aims to capture a piece of Nintendo’s long-dominant portable business and make PC gaming more accessible to the general public. Players have been enjoying their new portable gaming gadget, which was released on the same day as “Elden Ring“, one of the most anticipated games of the year.
“Elden Ring” is the next game from FromSoftware, the creators of Dark Souls and Bloodborne, and it has taken the globe by storm since its release on Friday. The excitement for the action RPG was so strong that some companies around the world offered their employees the day off to celebrate “Elden Ring”. Some were interested how well “Elden Ring” and the Steam Deck would work on Valve’s new portable gaming gadget, which is due to ship on February 25th. “Elden Ring’s” compatibility and optimization for the Steam Deck were officially validated by Steam before launch, although users have reported stuttering difficulties with the Steam Deck’s version of the game. Still, it doesn’t appear that this is a long-term problem.
Steam Deck owners who have been experiencing stuttering and performance difficulties with “Elden Ring” should notice a patch in the coming week. Pierre-Loup Griffais, an industry insider and Twitter user, shared an update with a brief video of the imminent “Elden Ring” patch, according to PCGamesN. The game’s graphics team has been hard at work decreasing background streaming materials to aid with the game’s major stutter issue, according to the update. Regrettably, this update is only applicable to the Steam Deck version of the game. It doesn’t fix the stuttering difficulties that “Elden Ring” has caused in PC gamers.
The graphics team has been hard at work on optimizing ELDEN RING for Steam Deck. Fixes for heavy stutter during background streaming of assets will be available in a Proton release next week, but are available to test now on the bleeding-edge branch of Experimental. pic.twitter.com/5oSnXtF2OG
— Pierre-Loup Griffais (@Plagman2) February 26, 2022
“Elden Ring”, like other open-world games, faced complications with its projected release. However, the game has not seen the same amount of issues as past high-profile titles such as Cyberpunk 2077 and Battlefield 2042, which had terrible launches. “Elden Ring’s” launch has been hampered by specific performance concerns. “Elden Ring’s” performance has been hampered by frame rate glitches and poorly timed stuttering difficulties on every platform. The stutter and framerate difficulties, on the other hand, haven’t been a deal-breaker for most users because they take one to two seconds to catch up with the game and may sometimes go unnoticed by gamers.
Valve’s new portable gaming gadget has managed to provide the greatest library of PC gaming in the palms of gamers’ hands. Both the Steam Deck and the “Elden Ring” are instances of how bugs and mistakes may affect the video game industry on both software and hardware now that they are both legally accessible. “Elden Ring’s” creator, on the other hand, has solved the game’s performance issues, both on and off the Steam Deck. “Elden Ring” should presumably perform better than ever in the future, thanks to impending fixes.