Computer

‘Battlefield V’ ray tracing tested: Can a patch save RTX?

Games look better with each passing year. We expect that much, but now and then a breakthrough promises a huge leap forward. Programmable shaders. Hardware transformation and lighting. Low-level APIs. These advances have become so fundamental to modern 3D gaming that most gamers don’t think about them, but they didn’t always exist, and their introduction […]

Gaming

PUBG fixed? New patch addresses the desync problem

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corp. is still running its “#FixPUBG” campaign. The studio has promised to deal with common problems that have ruined a significant percentage of matches for players. Of those issues, “desync” is the most obvious and lamented. But PUBG Corp. rolled out a server patch last night that seems like it could […]

Gaming

‘Fortnite’ patch lets you create your own Rifts and win without killing

Previous Next A little later in the week than usual, Epic Games has released the Fortnite v5.30 patch notes on Thursday, August 23. Also known as update 1.73 on consoles, the v5.30 patch notes bring us into week seven of season 5. The wait was certainly worth it, though, as this update brings small but crucial […]