The survival horror gaming title, The Evil Within from developer Tango Gameworks and publisher Bethesda Softworks has released a new PC patch that will bring changes to this game from the famous game director, Shinji Mikami.
The Evil Within PC patch will see the addition of the option for 60FPS cap and also allows players to disable 30 FPS cap. Many players were amazed when Bethesda released the game with 30 FPS cap. So the new patch will be adding 'frame lock setting' that will let players to toggle between the game with 30 FPS or 60 FPS. The 60 FPS cap will run without any glitches. The update will also bring fixes to gameplay issues that were dogging players when running at 30 FPS.
The new patch will also let them disable the black letterbox bars. It also promises fixes for visual issues that were related to the letterbox framing. Other fixes include the issue where the game starts in windowed mode.
The Evil Within uses id Tech 5 engine and is a game that is played from a third-person perspective. Players control the protagonist, Sebastian Castellanos, a detective who goes to investigate a murder and in the process is dragged to a parallel world of horror and gore.
Though the weapons are scarce, the player gets to use weapons like revolver, shotgun, sniper rifle, knife, grenades and the Agony Crossbow to tackle the monstrous characters that he confronts. The player has to survive these enemy onslaughts. The game also features mini-games with bombs and traps that have to be disarmed.
Many of the enemies that Castellanos face are able to revive themselves. In order to completely defeat them, he has to set them on fire, however, players will find that their light match sticks are scarce. All these factors are to be considered while playing the game.
The Evil Within was released on 14 October 2014 for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Below are the full patch notes for The Evil Within PC patch (Steam):
- Frame lock settings added
- In settings, you can now toggle between a 30 FPS and 60 FPS cap.
- Letterbox setting
- UI toggle to disable the letterbox bars
- Fixes gameplay issues when running at >30 FPS
- Fixes for visual issues associated with removing letterbox framing
- Achievements now work when console is enabled
- Fix for game starting in windowed mode on first run
- Minor localization fixes