NVIDIA Game Ready Driver for ‘Diablo IV’ Open Beta Released, ‘Forza Horizon 5’, ‘The Last of Us Part I’ and More Get DLSS Performance Upgrades
Today NVIDIA released a new NVIDIA Game Ready Driver for the Diablo IV open beta, which kicks off March 24 with support for DLSS 2.
The latest Game Ready Driver also includes Game Ready optimizations for the technology preview of Cyberpunk 2077’s Ray Tracing: Overdrive Mode, and includes support for Deceive Inc.’s DLSS 2-enhanced release, Forza Horizon 5’s DLSS 3 update, The Last of Us Part I’s launch with DLSS 2, Smalland: Survive the Wilds DLSS 2-enhanced Early Access release, and Resident Evil 4.
Diablo IV Open Beta Gets a DLSS 2 Performance Upgrade, DLSS 3 Coming at Launch
When the Diablo IV open beta goes live, GeForce Gamers will get a DLSS 2 performance upgrade. And when Diablo IV launches June 6, GeForce RTX 40 Series gamers can activate DLSS 3 for even faster performance in the highly-anticipated title.
Game Ready for the Technology Preview of Cyberpunk 2077’s Ray Tracing: Overdrive Mode
This is the driver to use for the best experience in the technology preview of Cyberpunk 2077’s Ray Tracing: Overdrive Mode that enhances the game’s already-incredible visuals with full ray tracing, otherwise known as path tracing.
Coming on April 11, the technology preview for Cyberpunk 2077’s Ray Tracing: Overdrive Mode is a sneak peek into the future of full ray tracing, and we are working with CD PROJEKT RED on further full ray tracing enhancements and performance optimisations.
Forza Horizon 5 Gets Faster on March 28 with a DLSS 3 Performance Upgrade
Forza Horizon 5 is set to get a new update on March 28 that will bring DLSS 3 support to the racing game that currently holds the highest rating of any racing game tracked by OpenCritic. Forza Horizon 5 will get an update on March 28 with support for NVIDIA DLSS 3 and NVIDIA Reflex. When activated, DLSS 3 enables GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs to break the 120 FPS barrier at 4K with every setting maxed out.
Deceive Inc., Smalland: Survive the Wilds, and The Last of US Part I Get DLSS Super Resolution Upgrades
With DLSS 2 plugins available for both Unreal and Unity, and integration documentation available publicly from the NVIDIA Developer webpage, DLSS 2 can be added to games in as little as a day, giving millions of GeForce RTX gamers a superior experience. This ease of integration and massive install base make it a no-brainer for developers to incorporate, leading to a massive surge in DLSS 2 adoption, in everything from AAA blockbusters to indie titles developed by a single person.
Game developers continue to add NVIDIA DLSS 2 (Super Resolution) to enhance their games at a rapid pace. The new NVIDIA Game Ready Driver for the Diablo IV open beta delivers a DLSS upgrade to:
- Deceive Inc.: Available now with DLSS 2
- Smalland: Survive the Wilds: Available March 29 with DLSS 2
- The Last of Us Part I: Available March 28 with DLSS 2
DLSS Continues to Get Adopted at a Rapid Pace and by the Biggest Games
Game developers continue to use NVIDIA DLSS to enhance their games and Diablo IV, Forza Horizon 5, The Last of Us Part I are welcomed additions to the DLSS games list. To date, over 270 games and applications use NVIDIA DLSS as an AI-powered performance accelerator. DLSS 3, the latest version of the technology, is available in 29 released games and has been adopted 7x faster than DLSS 2 in the first six months of their respective launches.
More Game Ready Goodies and Upgrades
The NVIDIA Game Ready Driver for the Diablo IV open beta also adds other features, including:
- Day-0 optimisations for
- The addition of GeForce Experience optimal settings for 4 new games, including:
- Kerbal Space Program 2
- Last Epoch
- Like a Dragon: Ishin!
- Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
About Game Ready Drivers
GeForce Game Ready Drivers deliver the best experience for your favourite games because they are finely tuned in collaboration with developers and extensively tested across thousands of desktop and laptop hardware configurations for maximum performance and reliability.
NVIDIA’s Game Ready Driver program was created from the ground up as a method to provide the best gaming experience possible. This program creates a synergy with game developers, establishing a regular cadence of exchanging pre-release game builds and drivers. We work together on finding optimisations and resolving issues, and iterate builds accordingly to ensure both the game and the Game Ready Driver deliver the highest quality and performance at launch.
“Supporting smooth gameplay in Diablo IV is a priority for Blizzard. We’re excited by the high frame rate of Diablo IV running on NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series hardware and DLSS 3.”
– Michael Bukowski, Technical Director, Diablo IV, Blizzard Entertainment
- Game Ready Driver for Diablo IV closed beta article on GeForce.com: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/diablo-iv-geforce-game-ready-driver
- Diablo IV DLSS 3 trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGdnys7CKHY
- Forza Horizon 5 NVIDIA DLSS 3 – 4K Comparison Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISiRPpfyrN4
- Forza Horizon 5 Gets DLSS 3 article on GeForce.com: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/march-2023-rtx-dlss-game-updates/#forza-horizon-5
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