'Metro Exodus' New Update Adds More Photo Mode Options, Overall Improvements

Metro Exodus is out now and the overall impressions of the latest Deep Silver game have been wildly positive despite the controversy over it becoming an Epic Games exclusive close to launch. While many are enjoying the latest choice-driven horror adventure, the studio has deployed a new update that adds overall improvements, PC-specific tweaks, and glorious new photo mode filters.

As for what's live Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC through Epic Games:

  • Added more filters for Photo Mode
  • General bug fixes
  • General performance optimisations
  • General balance improvements
  • General polish improvements
  • Improved VO and subtitles timing in all languages

That being said, there were a few platform-specific tweaks such as consoles saw improved memory optimization, better blur effects, and improved acceleration on thumbsticks. Xbox One players saw an added Dolby Atmos support for the X, as well as custom Xbox Adaptive Controller support and better UI changes.

As far as PC goes:

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  • Tuned HDR saturation
  • RTX Improvements / Bug Fixing
  • Added DLSS Support
  • Additional HUD removal options (coming soon to console) when playing in Ranger Mode
  • Added Motion Blur options (coming soon to console)

There were a few misc. fixes as well that made changes from the press review copy too, for anyone that got their hands on the title early:

  • Fixed Locking of player input after scene of rescuing Yermak
  • Removed v-sync option from benchmark launcher
  • Tuning and fixes for Atmos audio system
  • Fixed memory corruption in DX12
  • Fixed crash on launching game on old AMD CPUs
  • Fixed crash after changing of resolution and Shading Rate to 4k/4x on Video cards with 2Gb and less
  • Fixed blurred UI when DLSS is enabled
  • Fixed visual artifacts for RTX high mode
  • Fixed input lock in when patching gas mask during combat
  • Fixed forcing to V-Sync on after alt-tabbing the game running at maximal available resolution for the monitor
  • Fixed crash when pressing ALT + Tab during start videos
  • Fixed forcing of V-SYNC mode if the game resolution is different than the desktop
  • DLSS can be applied in the Benchmark
  • Tuned DLSS sharpness to improve image quality
  • Updated learned data for DLSS to improve image quality with DLSS on

Metro Exodus is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. You can also check out our full review right here.

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