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Deathloop received outstanding ratings from various famous sites like IGN a 10/10, a 4/5 from Common Sense Media, 10/10 from Gamespot and 88% from Metacritic. Despite these the steam review for this game has dropped to mixed.
This downfall in the review on steam is due to the lags and stuttering users are facing on their PCs which make this game difficult to play and is very irritating. Developers said that they are looking into this, and it is their top priority.
Cause of the lag
The main cause of this may be due to the DRM denuvo protection this game has. As the denuvo protection makes it difficult for the game to be cracked and pirated but in return comes with many lags and fps drop for users.
In the denuvo protection games a heavy CPU and GPU utilization is used and this causes an irregular delays between the graphics processing unit (GPU) and the image on your display which results in fps drops and stuttering.
When this will be fixed?
Recently in the Reddit page of Deathloop developers Bethesda responded to one of the meme on the performance of the game, and they said that they will make it top priority and look into it.
Steps for Deathloop Lag Fix
Follow these steps one by one to get more fps and reduced stuttering on your PC.
Getting your graphic drivers up to date is an important aspect which helps in boosting FPS and reduce game stutter. In order to update the drivers for your graphic card follow all the steps one by one.
- For Nvidia Users: Press Windows Key and search GeForce Experience.
- For AMD Users: Press Windows Key and search AMD Radeon Software.
- Go to the driver section in both software.
- Click on check for drivers.
- If there is any driver available download it and install it.
With this update you may see improved performance in your game and reduce stutter that you have been facing.
Delete Temporary Files:
Temporary Files take a lot of space and this leads to the slow-down of hard disk. If your hard disk slows down it will result in more fps drop and stuttering. In order to delete the temp files follow these steps :
- Press the Windows Button + R to open the “Run” dialog box.
- Enter this text: %temp%
- Click “OK.” This will open your temp folder.
- Press Ctrl + A to select all.
- Press “Delete” on your keyboard and click “Yes” to confirm.
- Skip the files that are not deleted.
- Now your temporary files are deleted.
In-game graphics settings:
With this video you can easily get the best pc settings for deathloop games. These settings may vary from system to system depending on the specification your system offers and most importantly on graphic cards.
Tweak these settings according to your need and see which one works for you best and on which settings you get the best FPS. Some settings may not be enabled for your system as these settings are not supported by your graphic card.
Reducing CPU and GPU Temperature
High CPU and GPU temperature leads to stuttering and fps drop. So in order to reduce fps drop and stuttering you need to keep your temperature in check so that they don’t lead to the reduction of your gameplay performance.
For PC Users: The best way to reduce temperature for the CPU and GPU is repasting. Just simply get a cooler repaste from and open your CPU and put the paste on your CPU and GPU though this requires some experience.
For Laptop Users: They can do undervolting and repasting both get the temperature under control. Undervolting processor means changing the voltage at which the processor works and repasting is the same as of pc users.