Batman - The Telltale Series launched earlier this week to generally positive reviews, but head over to Steam and you'll find review after review from angry gamers complaining about the poor PC version being unplayable.

According to Telltale this isn't the curse of Batman on PC coming back to haunt gamers - Warner had to pull Arkham Knight from sale after it launched in such a buggy state - but actually an issue associated with the game running on integrated graphics even when dedicated is available.

"We are aware that some users have experienced performance issues with BATMAN - The Telltale Series on Steam when playing on PC," reads an statement from Telltale. "Investigations indicate that many of these issues appear to have been due to running the game on integrated graphics cards rather than dedicated, or were the result of out of date drivers.

"Special thanks to those in the community who have already helped others resolve these issues before a patch could go live."

A patch has been released to help which:

  • Automatically defaults the game to run on dedicated graphics card
  • Adds graphics settings to enable selection of Higher Performance Textures or Higher Quality Textures (please select Higher Performance if performance is an issue)

The Telltale post also recommends you are running the most up to date drivers available.

"We thank you for your patience. We will continue to investigate any performance reports as they appear, and will update here accordingly," concluded Telltale.

You can read more about Episode 1 over in Alice's review in which she says the best bits are when you're not Batman. If you prefer having opinions broadcast into your ears then you can also check out the latest VideoGamer Podcast below.

Source: Telltale

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