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Catalyst 14.4 Revised For The Witcher 2 On Linux

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Published on 23 May 2014 03:35 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD
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A new Catalyst 14.4 Linux driver revision has been posted.

A "revision 2" of the Catalyst 14.4 Linux graphics driver was released today to address problems with The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition, a AAA title released for Linux yesterday. As wrote about this morning on Phoronix, the quality of the Linux port of The Witcher 2 is rubbish with using the eON wrapper library for porting the Windows title to Linux.

NVIDIA was the only supported/recommended choice for The Witcher 2 when it launched, but AMD has now put out a new Catalyst driver extremely quickly to hopefully workaround some issues affecting the game.

Those wishing to download the driver can find it at AMD.com while the proper Catalyst Linux driver download page hasn't yet been updated.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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