Watch Dogs 2
has been optimised to run as fluidly as possible on various systems, though if you happen to experience performance drops - for example, low framerate or momentary freezing - the following steps may help you improve the way your game runs:
If your setup meets the minimum requirements, we recommend running the game with lower graphical settings, as higher presets may strain your system.
If your setup meets the recommended requirements, the game will run smoothly in the vast majority of cases but specific graphical settings may require more powerful hardware.
This guide contains a set of universal troubleshooting steps that often resolve issues with running the game.
Change the graphic settings
Lowering or turning off certain graphics options, like the resolution, quality or background framelock, can help improve the performance and increase your FPS
Simply go to Settings > Video > Quality and start tweaking individual settings!
The following settings may impact the performance of your game:
• Ambient Occlusion
• Extra Details
If your setup meets the system requirements
and you are still experiencing poor performance after trying the above steps, please let us know
To help us troubleshoot the issue, please attach DxDiag
reports to your case.