On Wednesday, October 26, the pre-patch for World of Warcraft: Dragonflight was released, which is due out November 28. Aiming as always to prepare players for the new expansion, Patch 10.0 is plagued with many bugs and issues.
Most genre fans should know that releasing a new addon is always difficult and there are often some bugs even with major patches. An exception in this case is when a pre-patch causes a lot of problems in WoW.
Despite the powerful hardware, gamers have been complaining of jerks and bugs in the new UI, which in theory should now be fully customizable. Unfortunately, in practice it does not work as it should. All known bugs and suitable solutions (if any) in patch 10.0, can be found in this article.
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I’m sure some have had a rude awakening when players first log into the game to see what the new patch has to offer. The game also stutters on computers with powerful hardware.
This is why WoW stutters after the preparatory patch: With the new update, Blizzard changed the calculation of shaders. In some computers, they are stored on the hard drive instead of the regular RAM or graphics memory.
Fix for stuttering in World of Warcraft patch 10.0 it’s surprisingly easy to do with a chat command. So all you have to do is enter the game and copy the following command into the chat:
/console GxAllowCachelessShaderMode 0
Then restart the game or enter the command in the chat:
Alternatively, you can go to the Config.wtf file in the games folder and enter the following line:
SET GxAllowCachelessShaderMode “0”
You can find the Config.wtf file in your local WoW folder in the »WTF« subfolder. Right-clicking on the file and then clicking “Edit” is all it takes to add the bottom line.
If that doesn’t cure the stuttering, you’ll have to wait for Blizzard or check out these general fixes we’re getting now.
This is how you can avoid bugs in a new patch
If you’re struggling with bugs or your performance is badly degraded by the patch, it may be worth following these tips:
- Update your plugins: After a major patch, Details!, Deadly Boss Mods, Bagnon and Co. Most fan plugins need updating because…