AMD Releases Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 Optimized For Watch Dogs 2


AMD has released Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5, which is optimized for Watch Dogs 2.

NVIDIA released its Game Ready Driver 376.09 optimized for Watch Dogs 2 yesterday, and now the house of AMD has done the same.

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 adds support for Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs sequel and also adds a new DX11 CrossFire profile for the recently released Dishonored 2. In addition, the new driver fixes some Battlefield 1 and The Division CrossFire issues.

Check out the release notes down below:

Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.11.5 Highlights

Support For:

Watch Dogs®2

New AMD CrossFire profile added for DirectX® 11:


Fixed Issues

The Division™ game world may flicker during game play when using AMD CrossFire technology.

Battlefield™1 flickering may be experienced while using AMD CrossFire technology mode.

Known Issues


A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application "Raptr" has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.


AMD CrossFire technology mode is currently disabled for Windows®7 configurations with Dishonored™2


Watch Dogs®2 may experience flickering or a game crash when using AMD CrossFire technology mode with Dual Radeon RX 480s.


DOOM™ may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.


DOTA™2 may experience a crash when launched using the Vulkan™ API on some Graphics Core Next products.


Flickering may be experienced while playing Overwatch™ in the main menu or viewing character models using AMD CrossFire mode.


FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.


H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

Watch Dogs 2 is available now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. If you’re interested in whether the game is worth your money, check out our review.