Criterion has just released a new patch v1.03 for PC verion of NFS: Hot Pursuit. This new update fixes many issues in the game, the most noticeable one is crash issue caused by ATI graphics cards and embedded Intel graphics chipsets.
Here is what the developer said about patch v1.03 for PC version of NFS: Hot Pursuit:
"Fixes account for almost half (47%) of the crashes caused by the top 10 problems reported by our users. Specifically, crashes and rendering problems on ATI Radeon X1300, X1550 and X1800 graphics cards have been addressed.
"Fixes are also included for Intel embedded graphics chipsets such as the Intel GMA 500, Intel GMA 600 and Intel GMA X3000 which are running older graphics drivers.
"Another crash bug has also been resolved when running on graphics hardware that does not support DirectX Shader Model 3.0."
Criterion further added, "The PC platform is very challenging with the diverse combinations of hardware and drivers but we're committed to learning and improving our experience in this area. We'll continue to analyse crashes as they're reported and we'll update again in the near future."
To download the patch click here.