AMD releases its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 drivers

AMD's new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 drivers fix up Crossfire issues in the latest Call of Duty, and more.

Published Fri, Dec 18 2015 12:32 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:02 PM CST

AMD is getting quicker with its driver releases, announcing the new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 drivers, a new set of drivers which fixes the Crossfire issues gamers were experiencing in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3. Not only that, but the texture corruption problems in Just Cause 3 have been fixed, as well as the snow flickers in Star Wars Battlefront. You can grab the new AMD Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 drivers here.

AMD releases its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 15.12 drivers |

Here's a full list of what's fixed, and what's new:

Resolved Issues:

  • [83112] Radeon Settings driver update check is not available for minor driver versions
  • [83111] System has higher idle power usage on Windows® 7 when running with Radeon Settings
  • [82050] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Snow flickers in a few locations in the game
  • [82240] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Sky rendering may be broken in some game locations
  • [82645] Fallout 4 – The compass may flicker during gameplay on AMD Radeon R9 390 series products. We continue to investigate the issue with AMD Radeon R9 290 and AMD Radeon R9 295X2 series products
  • [82667] Star Wars™: Battlefront – Shadowy textures are visible around hills/structures/caves
  • [81890] Just Cause 3 – Texture corruption may be experienced during gameplay
  • [54874] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Poor AMD Crossfire™ performance may be experienced
  • [82338] The driver installation may fail while installing the ACP component
  • [82426] The font size in Chinese language installations may be too small
  • [82438] The label range values in some AMD Freesync™ installations may be incorrect
  • [82536] The Radeon Settings dropbox does not close when it is clicked on a second time
  • [82603] The AMD Overdrive™ fan settings is always set to ON after first edit on reboot
  • [82586] Language shows up as Chinese Simplified when Chinese Traditional is selected in Windows® 7
  • [82656] Radeon Settings crashes on the Display tab when cloning a display via HDMI on some notebooks
  • [82671] Overdrive™ fan speed is reset to Manual on exiting from a 3D game or application
  • [82766] Radeon Settings does not get upgraded in some install scenarios
  • [82691] AMD Overdrive™ cannot revert to default settings in some situations

Known Issues:***8203;

  • [82789] Total War™ : Rome II : Choppy gameplay may be experienced
  • [82788] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Frame freezing during gameplay may be experienced
  • [82794] Just Cause 3 – The system may hang when task switching on systems with AMD CPUs and GPUs
  • [82775] Just Cause 3 – Flickering may be experienced during gameplay and on menu screens
  • [82778] Anno 2205 – Water splatter may flicker during in Ultra high mode on 4K displays
  • [82779] Fallout 4 – Gameplay may be choppy in AMD Freesync™ mode in Ultra mode at 1440p resolution
  • [58978] Dirt Rally – A crash may be experienced starting a new race with AMD Crossfire™ and AMD Freesync™ enabled
  • [59475] Elite: Dangerous – Poor performance may be experienced in SuperCruise mode under Windows® 10
  • [78139] PowerDVD – 3D playback may fail on some configurations using an HDMI 2.0 dongle
  • [79428] Starcraft 2: Flickering may be observed in the 'Episode 3' campaign
  • [80251] Fable Legends: The DirectX® 12 benchmark may fail to launch on some configurations
  • [80836] Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – Flickering or poor performance may be experienced when running in AMD Crossfire™ mode
  • [81402] Assassin's Creed Syndicate – A crash may be experienced when setting game to Ultra-High graphics mode
  • [81403] Flickering may be observed on some Freesync monitors while playing Wolfenstein – The New Order and Battlefield™: Hardline with Vsync disabled
  • [81448] A system restart may be experience when waking the system from sleep mode on some systems with Intel processors
  • [81489] Unable to create 4×1 or 2.1 portrait mode SLS with 4K displays
  • [81651] Star Wars™: Battlefront – texture corruption may be experienced if the game "Field of View" setting is > 100
  • [81736] Call of Duty Online – the game may crash if the Printscreen key is pressed on a 4K monitor
  • [81777] Launching a game from the Game Manager may launch on a single display after enabling and disabling AMD Crossfire™ in a 3×1 AMD Eyefinity™ setup
  • [81809] A crash may be experienced if an HDMI™ display is a cloned display device on an HP Envy 15 notebook
  • [81844] Unable to change resolution if a wireless display is the only connected display
  • [81856] Marginally increased power consumption may be observed during video playback
  • [81859] Flickering may be experienced on some monitors when AMD Freesync™ is enabled
  • [81915] Assassin's Creed Syndicate – Building textures may be missing on some AMD Freesync™ displays with Vsync enabled
  • [82083] Ark Survival Evolved – Poor performance may be experienced when running in AMD Crossfire™ mode
  • [82093] Star Wars™ : Battlefront – Some flickering may be experienced in shaded areas of the screen while game levels are loading
  • [82213] Star Wars™ : Battlefront – Some users may experience minor flickering or corruption at different game location or while viewing the in-game cinematics
  • [82387] Assassin's Creed Syndicate – The game may crash if the Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay" is enabled. A temporary workaround is to disable the AMD Gaming Evolved "In Game Overlay"

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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