I just got this game to play on my i5-3570k Desktop PC, which uses a Intel HD 4000 VGA. The game runs at high settings at stable 30 fps or more so it's perfectly playable so far. The only problem that I found was that the water is glitched. It has a very weird flickering black blocks on it and I dont know how to fix it. I have latest Intel Graphics drivers installed but the problem is still there (I was hoping that April update would fix this ). Here's a screen with the problem:
Does anyone know a way to fix this? Or why does it happen? Like I said in the title, the game uses DirectX 11 and Intel HD 4000 should be 100% compatible with it unless I'm wrong. I run the game on Windows 7 64-bit Pro.
Thanks for reading and for your help.
The driver version that I've tested the game with is 18.104.22.16871. I previously had an older version of the driver, but it was still the same.
The game is actually able to run in DirectX 9 and 11 mode. For playing in DirectX 9 you need to be running on Windows XP, in which case I can confirm that this bug does not happen. However, if you play on Windows 7 or Vista, DirectX 11 mode activates and you get this visual bug.
I did try playing windowed mode, as well as deactivated several different settings, with no luck.
Thanks for your patience and help Diego.
There's actually a way to enable DirectX 9 mode in Windows 7 (which is the one I tested with the driver version mentioned above, sorry if I didn't explain myself correctly) by modifying a registry key. I tried this with the same hardware and same driver version 22.214.171.12471.
I can confirm the bug is gone by forcing the game to work in DirectX 9 mode by modifying registry on windows 7 x64 but it's strange because i have (Intel HD Graphics 3000) and it doesn't support DirectX 11.
OS : Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
CPU : Intel Core i5-2430M @ 2.40GHz
IGPU : Intel HD Graphics 3000 (Driver v126.96.36.19962)
Memory : 8GB DDR3 1333MHz
Game Version : 1.01.743.0
@Medo3000 DirectX 10 is very similar to 11, so the game internally must be falling back to DX10 (which, in fact, it must be same routine my Intel HD 4000 uses). That would explain why it fails on both hardware.
So the glitch must be somewhere in the Intel's driver DirectX 10 implemented routines.
PC Patch Released - 1.01.748.0 - May 22th 2013
New fixes in 748.0:
- Fixed problem with Mountaineer, Sure-Shot, and
Demolition outfits not properly unlocking when no other DLC is installed.
- Fixed TressFX Hair not being able to be turned on, on some machines, when using
AMD Eyefinity or NVIDIA Surround.
- Significant performance improvements in
CPU limited areas, for example in Shanty Town. (This is the same fix we have
previously exposed to users on forums with the MulticoreFlushMode registry
- Fixed water polygons randomly disappearing on Intel graphics
- Fix problem with English VO setting when playing in Japanese not
properly being remembered after a restart.
- Minor UI improvements.
Finally the problem is fixed.