“However, we are aware that a small number of Red Dead Redemption 2 PC players are still experiencing some ongoing problems with the game stuttering. We believe this is due to unforeseen issues related to specific combinations of Nvidia graphics drivers, Nvidia GPU cards, and certain CPUs.
“We will be rolling out an update to the game today which will address the stuttering issue alongside a host of other fixes. However, we are still currently working together with Nvidia to completely resolve the stuttering issue in a future update, and it may take us up to a few days to properly test everything and ensure the next update completely solves the problem.”
Following the problems accompanying the much-anticipated launch, Rockstar will be providing a special care package of in-game items for Red Dead Online to anyone who plays Red Dead Redemption 2 this week and throughout the holiday period.Red Dead Redemption 2 arrived on PC on November 5, though some users discovered they couldn’t successfully boot the game up before it crashed. That issue was resolved but other problems have continued to dog some users.
If you’re still thinking about saddling up with Rockstar’s blockbuster Western, check out our breakdown of the differences between the PC and console versions and find out whether your PC has the minerals to run the game at peak performance.
Luke is Games Editor at IGN’s Sydney office. You can find him on Twitter every few days @MrLukeReilly.