At the end of February 2023, Square Enix announced a Chrono Cross patch. It noted that, once applied, it would do things like fix bugs and adjust Pip’s evolutionary process. However, the game’s performance also came up. Now that the patch is live on February 22, 2023, the company confirmed the Chrono Cross update brings the framerate up to 60FPS.
The official update did note some stipulations for the Chrono Cross framerate, noting it might not always be 60FPS. It noted that depending on the person’s PC, it might not hit that. It also did note that in battle, it will only get up to 30FPS.
Here are the official 22.214.171.124. patch notes for the Chrono Cross update from Steam. It doesn’t go into detail regarding the Pip adjustments.
- Framerate improvements
- Changes to the growth system for Pip
- Other minor bug fixes
The framerate was a common issue in Chrono Cross, in particular for the PC version, with people doing things like making mods or using the Special K tool to reach 60FPS.
Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition is available on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, and its new patch is available now. It originally appeared on the PlayStation.