So after looking through the PC Support page for a few minutes I thought it would be easier just to make a new thread and detail everything that I personally do and I have never had any game breaking bugs or glitches from doing this; even Batman Arkham Origins runs very smoothly for me.
Step 1: Download the latest GPU drivers
AMD (ATI): http://support.amd.com/en-us/download
Download the latest drivers that apply for your system.
Step 2: Download .NET Framework 4.5.1
Step 3: Download the latest DirectX
Step 4: Run CCLeaner
CCLeaner is a free tool that is used to clean all the jump left on your PC, old temp files, invalid registry keys. These could be causing issues that are stopping our game from running as well as it should.
Step 5: Defrag your HDD
Do not do this if you have the game installed on an SSD. If you have the game installed on a HDD you will want to defrag your HDD, this will improve load-times and reduce texture pop-ins. You can use the built-in Windows Disk Defragger or other third party software, I personally like Auslogics Disk Defrag
Step 6: Verify your Game Cache
Step 7: Scan your PC for malware
As surprising as it may sound if you do have any Malware/Viruses on your PC they can sevearly reduce performance and cause the game to crash, stutter, lag, freeze etc... There was this one guy who one day his PC struggled to do anything, turns out he had a Bitcoin miner installed on his PC.
Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Install the program and get the latest definitions, select 'Scan' tab and click 'Custom Scan'
from here select every checkbox and drive (C:, D:, E: etc...) and keep PUP and PUM as 'treat detection as Malware' start the scan and hopefully it won't find anything but if it does don't worry just remove it and restart your PC. Now start your game and hopefully it will be running smoother and you won't experience the issues that you had before.
If you have any questions, or concerns please DO NOT hesitate to ask them below and I'll do my very best to answer them.
I know most of you probably dont know who I am. But I was one of the core members of the original Batman Arkham Asylum forums back when Eidos was publishing the game. Recently Square Enix has been making some changes and they have started the integration of old websites into the new site.
As of Friday the 21st. The Eidos forums are officially gone and now only link to the new Square Enix Websites. This marks an end of an Era for me. I have been apart of that Arkham Asylum Forums for over 6 years and was apart of the last 4-6 members who posted their regularly even after Arkham City and Orgins were released.
The Arkham Asylum Forums were literally my life back in High School and quite honestly the Arkham games were part of the reason why I chose creative media as my career in college. I really enjoyed scourting the internet for new information about the game, making fan trailers and hanging with a cool community of fellow video game and Batman fans alike.
That expierence was never replicated in the WB managed forums. While they were good, I never felt the same persoanlity from WB as I did from the MODS on the Eidos Forums.
I remember some great guys from those forums. While you can still go to the archives on the SEI websites I feel like this is the end of important chapter of my life.
So I dedicate this post to all of those amazing guys and girls who have made a big impact on my life from the original Batman Arkham forums.
If you were a member of the Eidos Batman Arkham Asylum forums from 2008-2009 before and after Arkham Asylum was launched please post here in this thread your original name and your favorite memory of the good old days,
My favorite memory was working with Old Ben Sammiidoogles JD_Method Elite50 Matches Malone and many more trying to figure out what was happening during the Viral Marketing with arkhamcare.com
I also remember the HUGE shiftstorm when the Demo was going to be announced.
I am almost tearing up looking back at some of these great threads. danm i wish i could go back.