Borderlands 3 players have reported the game having serious problems with FPS stability and general performance across PC, Xbox One X, and PS4 Pro. Gearbox has released the first major Borderlands 3 patch to address these concerns:
- [PC Only] Reduced the amount of texture streaming that was occurring when aiming down sights.
- Addressed a reported concern where certain users with a lot of people in their friend’s list saw more frequent hitching.
- Implementing General stability improvements.
This update contains the first batch of performance fixes. It’s far from exhaustive, but we wanted to address issues and concerns with changes that were ready and tested out as soon as possible while the team continues active investigation and work on additional performance improvements for upcoming patches.
If you’ve noticed a potential concern that has affected you that is not addressed in this update, please send us your data! Many factors are at work and collecting info from a variety of folks can go a long way to help us find commonalities, identify the root cause, and address confirmed issues.
The patch also includes a number of general fixes and improvements such as preventing Porcelain Pipe Bomb from setting off multiple explosions when colliding with objects.