Tomb Raider PC Update Adds 99 Saves, DX11 Improvements

The PC version of Tomb Raider has received another slate of bug fixes and optimizations in its latest title update.

The patch, which is available for download automatically through Steam, delivers some new DirectX 11 optimizations that should offer noticeable improvements to the framerate, better shadows, and proper support for stereoscopic 3D.

Additionally, the patch adds a new “Last Campsite Save” which automatically saves your progress up to the last campsite you’ve visited, so you won’t have to do any backtracking.

If you’re running an Nvidia card, be sure to grab the latest drivers optimized for Tomb Raider.

Here’s everything it does:

  • Upgraded the save slots from three to 99
  • Introduced “Last Campsite Save”, which automatically saves your progress up to the last campsite you have visited
  • Added stereoscopic 3D reticle
  • Fixed issues with the discovery of the Unworthy campsite.
  • Fixed a problem that occurred when traveling back to the Sacred Hall Basecamp after that story has been completed
  • Fixed a playthrough stopper in Chasm Bridge
  • Fixed a playthrough stopper that could occur when loading a saved game created in the Coastal Forest after upgrading the axe but before opening the gate
  • The active selection in the main menu no longer changes due to the rotation of the menu itself
  • Fixed Mouse and Aim Sensitivity slider settings getting rounded to coarser values on save
  • Fixed a crash in multiplayer that could occur while migrating hosts
  • Added functionality to activate and deactivate DLC multiplayer maps during matchmaking. Maps can also be manually activated and deactivated in the new ‘Match Making’ menu in the ‘Options’ menu.
  • (DX11) Fixed a few self-shadowing artifacts in the beach
  • (DX11) Various performance optimizations
  • (DX11) Improved sunlight shadow quality
  • (DX11) Lens flares now render correctly in stereoscopic 3D
  • (DX11) Improved exclusive fullscreen windowed transitions
  • (DX11) Fixed occasional crash on startup related to stereoscopic detection

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