This quick guide will teach you how to get Halo Infinite running on unsupported AMD Radeon R9 GPUs. Keep reading if your PC uses one of the following:
- R9 290
- R9 370
- R9 390
- R9 380
- R9 Fury
If you know other GPUs that will benefit from this guide but are not mentioned above, feel free to drop a comment below.
Step 1: Close Halo Infinite
Make sure the game is not running on your PC before you continue with this guide.
Step 2: Uninstall the HD Texture Pack
If you are playing Halo Infinite on Steam, make sure that the HD Texture Pack is uninstalled. Go to the game’s page in your Steam library, click the “DLC” page on the right side of the client, and uncheck the box for the HD Texture Pack.
Doing this will minimize the chances of crashing the game after you follow the next time. It also frees up 8GB on your hard drive!
Step 3: Download and install the necessary drivers
Next, you need to download the latest AMD drivers and install it on your legacy GPU.
Go to this link:
Follow the exact steps as instructed in the forum. There is also an instruction video to make things easier for you.
Once you are finished with the entire setup process, launch Halo Infinite and enjoy.
When is the Release Date for Halo Infinite?
Halo Infinite is the a first-person shooter game developed by 343 Industries, the same studio that made Halo 5: Guardians. It is the sixth installment of the Halo series and will leave open beta on December 8, 2021. The game was published by Xbox Game Studios and is currently available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows.
The bad news for Master Chief fans is that the Campaign mode is not yet available until full release day. However, the good news is that all Halo Infinite players can now enjoy the free-to-play multiplayer mode since November 15, 2021. Check out this article for a more detailed look at the game’s first season, Heroes of Reach.