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    Fixing Gotham Knights low FPS issue, stuttering and frame drops

    The much-anticipated Gotham Knights has been finally released on the 21st of October 2022 and is already available on Steam for you to purchase. The game revolves astonishing story of Batman being dead and it is now up to the Batman Family to protect Gotham City from the criminal underworld. However, you might have to face Gotham Knights low FPS issue. Why? Because like any other new game, this one also has some bugs and issues.

    So what’s the fun if you can’t run the game properly? So to save you from all the trouble in this guide, we will help you with how you can fix the Gotham Knights low FPS issue along with any stuttering and frame drops problem. So, without any further ado, let’s begin.

    Check System Requirements

    Minimum

    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-9600K (3.7 GHz) OR AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (3.60 GHz)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti OR AMD Radeon RX 590
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 45 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p / 60fps / Low Quality Settings

    Recommended

    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-10700K (3.8 GHz) or AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (3.7 GHz)
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 45 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p / 60fps / High Quality Settings

    Change Graphics Driver Settings

    Furthermore, to fix the Gotham Knights low FPS issue on PC, we highly suggest that you tweak the graphics setting in Nvidia or AMD control panel. For Nvidia users, in Manage 3D Settings of the driver, set Shader Cache Size to Unlimited. This setting alone has increased performance for numerous players.

    For other settings, go to Nvidia Control Panel -> Adjust Image Settings and Preview -> Select 3D Image settings -> Advanced 3D settings. Then do the following changes.
    Max Framerate: 165
    Low-Latency Mode: Ultra
    Texture Filtering Quality: High Performance
    Power Management Mode: Maximum Performance
    OpenGL Rendering GPU: Graphics Card

    For Gotham Knights AMD settings, change the settings to the following:
    Texture Filtering Quality: Performance
    Radeon Anti-Lag: Enabled
    Radeon Chill: Disabled
    Radeon Boost: Enable
    Surface Format Optimization: Enabled
    Tessellation Mode: Off
    Anisotropic Filtering: Disabled
    OpenGL Triple Buffering: Disabled
    Morphological Anti-Aliasing: Disabled

    Lower Gotham Knights Graphics Settings

    Fixing Gotham Knights low FPS issue

    If you are still having Gotham Knights low FPS issues, you should really try lowering the graphics settings. The graphics settings that greatly affect the game’s performance are: 

    • Anti-Aliasing
    • Shadows Quality
    • Texture Quality
    • Texture Filtering
    • Effects
    • Foliage
    • Lightning

    Update the graphics card

    If you are running the game on an outdated GPU driver, it will lead to the game crashing at startup. Update both the GPU and sound drivers if they require additional updates besides the Windows update. The game will run smoothly and hopefully crash-free with updated drivers. Both Nvidia’s latest drivers and AMD’s latest drivers can be found on their official websites.

    Enable Game Mode and GPU Scheduling

    In order to increase Gotham Knights performance, you can also try enabling Game Mode on Windows 10 and 11. It will help in minimizing the background processes so that your Gotham Knights gets more FPS and better performance.

    You can do it by typing “Game Mode“ in Windows Search and selecting Game Mode settings. There will be an option to turn on the Game Mode.

    Furthermore, you can also enable Hardware Accelerated GPU scheduling to enhance Gotham Knights graphics performance.

    Install Gotham Knights on SSD

    Fixing Gotham Knights low FPS issue
    Fixing Gotham Knights low FPS issue

    Another way to fix the Gotham Knights graphics issue is to install the game on SSD. This can speed up the loading of the game files which can possibly give you a relatively higher frame rate. It should be noted that it is recommended in the system requirements that the game demands SDD.

    Disable Startup/Background Applications

    Try disabling all the extra background applications to decrease the load on the system. These include:

    • Antivirus
    • MSI Afterburner
    • Nvidia GeForce Experience
    • Steam
    • Photoshop, etc

    Verify files integrity

    Let’s not give up yet! If you have had no luck in solving the Gotham Knights low FPS issue, give a shot at verifying file integrity. Here’s how you can verify game files in Epic Games Launcher.

    Contact Support

    If nothing works, then there seems to be an issue with the game. Your last resort to fixing Gotham Knightslow FPS and stuttering issue will be to contact the official support team of the game. You can try being specific then where exactly the FPS drop.

    We hope that this fixes the low FPS and stuttering issues. If it does then please share this article to help your fellow gamers too. Lastly, be sure to check out our Gaming and Guides sections. We cover reviews, newsBest-of, and a lot of other stuff so bookmark us and keep following Retrology

    Rehan Muzammil
    Rehan Muzammil
    A gaming and film enthusiast who loves to guide, discuss and share his ideas/views on Retrology.
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