Nvidia Game Ready Watch Dogs 2

You won’t get very far in Project Cars 2 or Forza 7 without a driver, so it’s fortunate that Nvidia’s latest GeForce release (385.69) covers those titles. It’ll also support Total War: Warhammer 2 (the Skaven doomwheels need a driver too), and several other major upcoming betas and games.

These include the Call of Duty WW2 open beta, coming to Steam on 29 September. And the Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta (that one runs 6 October to 9 October). Football is also in the mix, with 385.69 offering support for FIFA 18 as well. Not that you exactly need driver tweaks to get high frame-rates out of that game.

Here’s a run-down of other features and fixes in 385.69.

Game Ready – Provides the optimal gaming experience for:

Project Cars 2
Call of Duty: WWII open beta
Total War: WARHAMMER II
Forza Motorsport 7
EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone
FIFA 18
Raiders of the Broken Planet
Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta.

Game Ready VR – Provides the optimal gaming experience for EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone and From Other Suns open beta.
Security Updates – This driver adds security updates for driver components

SLI Profile – Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider
Fortnite
JX3 Online
Project CARS 2
Raiders of the broken planet
Total War: WARHAMMER II

Driver Fixes

[SLI][ShadowPlay][Doom (4)]: Severe flickering occurs in the game after pressing Alt + Tab with SLI enabled and either instant replay is ON or manual capture is in progress. [200339933] [GeForce GTX 1070][Surround]: The [Ctrl+Alt+S] keyboard shortcut does not enable or disable Surround. [1932397] [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti][The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth]: Low frame rate and lagging occurs when playing the game in full-screen mode. [200332803] [Notebook][GeForce GTX 1080][G-Sync]: With G-Sync enabled, stuttering occurs when playing games on the external display. [1931970] [GeForce GTX 970M][Notebook][HitFilm Express]: The application UI does not respond properly. [1960402] [Notebook][Minecraft]: Low frame rates when playing the game in full-screen mode on Optimus notebooks. [1976442] [Optimus notebook][Minecraft]: r] 385.28: Low FPS in Minecraft full screen mode on Optimus laptops after driver update [1976442] [Optimus notebook][OpenGL]: Heavy flickering occurs while playing any OpenGL application such as HeavenBenchmark or OglBalls. [200342028] [Discord]: FPS overlay erroneously appears in the application if enabled in GeForce Experience. [1965135] [Runescape]: Lower frame rate occurs. [1971953] [Windows Store apps][G-Sync]: ]: Video playback from Windows store apps stutter and eventually freeze with G-sync enabled in full screen mode. [1941728] [WindowedG-Sync][Universal Windows Platform apps]: The Start menu loads sluggishly when switching the focus between a UWP game and the Start menu. [200335442] HDR TV/displays have distorted colors after changing the resolution from the Windows control panel [200335229] [NVENC]: Bitrate overshoot occurs if the frame rate is over 240 fps. [1977965] [ANSEL][Aven Colony]: Enable updated .exe for Aven Colony. [1935398]

Important Open Issues (For full list of open issues please check out release notes)

[SLI][GeForce GTX 780 Ti]: There is no display output when connecting the DisplayPort and two DVI monitors. [1835763] [GeForce GTX 1070][Adobe Reader 3D]: There is corruption in the PDF. [1992456] [GeForce TITAN]: The OS fails after installing the graphics card on a Threadripperenabled motherboard. [1973303]

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