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Adept II

Assassin's Creed Odyssey: CTD / BSOD

CTD or BSOD occurs only at night during the game.
OS: Windows 10 21H1 64bit
GPU: Radeon RX 580
CPU: Core i7 2600K
PSU: 650 W
Adrenalin 2020 Edition 20.12.1: No problem
Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.1.1: unconfirmed
Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.2.1: unconfirmed
Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.2.2: unconfirmed
Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.2.3: No problem
Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.3.1: CTD
Adrenalin 2020 Edition 21.3.2: CTD
Adrenalin 21.4.1: unconfirmed
Adrenalin 21.5.1: unconfirmed
Adrenalin 21.5.2: CTD
Adrenalin 21.6.1: BSOD VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE
Adrenalin 21.6.2: BSOD VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE
Adrenalin 21.7.1: CTD
Adrenalin 21.7.2: CTD
The title was introduced by AMD, so please fix the driver. 
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OS: Windows 10 21H1 64bit
GPU: Radeon RX 470
CPU: Core i3-9100F
PSU: 750 W

When looking at a certain area, at night, a crash occurs from the nearest locations. In distant locations and during the day everything is in order. Also no crash inside this problem area.
21.7.2 - crash
21.6.1 - crash
21.5.2 - crash
21.4.1 - crash
21.3.1 - crash
20.11.2 - fixed!!!
I am attaching a video with the problem and hope it will be seen and fixed:

It appears that it's now listed in known issues, let's hope AMD will fix it:

  • Driver timeouts may be experienced while playing a game & streaming a video simultaneously on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 500 Series Graphics.

I was getting the same driver timeout error in one particular spot in Siwa (AC Origins) near the lake, had to install old 20.12.1 driver...


I think it's another matter.
Video Docode isn't working when I look at the task manager while playing the game.

Adept II

Radeon™ Software Adrenalin 21.9.1 Release Notes

Fixed Issues
While playing Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey, driver timeouts or black screens may be experienced on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 480 Graphics when the user quickly navigates through the game menus or swiftly looks around an environment with their character.

It's probably fixed.

yeah, but AC Origins is still crashing.


Fixed Issues

Driver timeouts or black screens may be experienced while playing Assassin’s Creed® Origins on some AMD Graphics products such as Radeon™ RX 580 Graphics.

 I haven't confirmed it, but it's probably resolved.


Most of the time hard reset fixes the issue. Unplug all external devices from your computer. The only devices you should leave connected to your computer are your monitor, mouse, and keyboard if the computer is a desktop. Now Shut down your desktop and unplug the power cable from the desktop. In the case of a laptop unplug the charger and remove the battery if applicable. Now press and hold the power button down for approximately 15-20 seconds then plug in the power cable back to the desktop. Plugin the battery and charger back in case of the laptop and start the system and launch Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.


Tested 21.8.2, 21.9.2, result don't crash but textures artefacts:
P.S. Cleaning the shader cache helped! Thank you!


Condition clean install, Win 10 LTSC
Driver: Adrenalin 21.8.2 Recommended (WHQL)
GPU: Radeon RX 570

100% BSOD or driver timeout (if you "alt-tabbet" game) on calling ship from the dock, I think meditate will do same. Maybe in next year amd will fix that. when broke again...will see. Can confirm 21.2.3 is ok in this game. Thanks for report.