New NVIDIA GameReady Drivers for Star Wars Battlefront and Destiny 2

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  1. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    Probably not a lot of you guys needing these drivers, after reading things like this! But if you are looking to spend your $60 on a crappy game experience, you might as well have good framerates and stability. Head over and get the v388.31 drivers for Team Green.

    Game Ready for Star WarsTM Battlefront™ II!
    Available on or before launch day, NVIDIA Game Ready Drivers provide the best experience for GeForce gamers in these titles because NVIDIA engineers work up until the last possible minute to optimize performance and perfect gameplay. And as an additional verification of quality, every Game Ready Driver is WHQL-certified by Microsoft.

    Double-Digit Improvements in Destiny 2
    Destiny 2 players are going to get a free performance upgrade by loading up this new Game Ready Driver, with big double-digit jumps in the highest resolutions.


    After playing the Destiny 2 demo, it felt so much like a console port that I lost all interest.
     
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  2. Fleat

    Fleat Gawd

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    Some more information on the Destiny 2 performance increase here - courtesy of overclock3d.net. Seems like a crazy big leap to me!
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  3. N4CR

    N4CR 2[H]4U

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    Is it time we stopped with the 'gameready' marketing-speak crap and just call them drivers? It gives people the impression they are always 'ready', which is untrue, with Forza just being the latest example of that. Same with reference cards being called different names. AMD is also guilty of this sometimes.
    /2c
     
  4. Solhokuten

    Solhokuten [H]ard|Gawd

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    Impressive!
     
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  5. FrgMstr

    FrgMstr Just Plain Mean Staff Member

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    Well, they are labeled that because they are putting out drivers for specific games. I like it personally.
     
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  6. Spidey329

    Spidey329 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I've read that EA is making these drivers a DLC exclusive.

    :)

    I jest, but you all know they would if they could.
     
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    viper1152012 [H]ard|Gawd

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    Do they come with crystals?
     
  8. JunXaos

    JunXaos n00b

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    For Destiny 2 you'll only see that gain if you use DoF settings. It was bugged before.
     
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    bluesynk Limp Gawd

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    Notes say it fixes the shudder issue with gpu monitoring, anyone test? I hate that bug
     
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    thecold Limp Gawd

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    I felt the same way about the Demo. However, my brother purchased me the game and I actually enjoy it.
     
  11. Hakaba

    Hakaba Gawd

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    More like “Loot Box” exclusive.

    Either pay for crates to unlock driver performance or play 40+ hours and pray to rngesus.
     
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    Shikami Gawd

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    This is the only issue I have had with drivers from nVidia...in a long time: https://forums.ubi.com/showthread.php/1763388-Flashing. The only way to prevent this is to use DX11 rendering instead of DX12. Past three releases have had this, and they now finally know about it in issues notes.
     
  13. TheOne&OnlyZeke

    TheOne&OnlyZeke 100% Irish

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    Eh...I'm getting BFII for 10 dollars....otherwise I wouldn't bother because of all the bullshit
    Not to be confused with BF2...which was awesome
     
  14. Araxie

    Araxie [H]ardness Supreme

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    with ready they mean you can actually play it as safest as possible from bugs/glitches/game breaking issues, profiles for SLI (if supported by the game), profiles for Geforce Experience (for the couple of guys who use it), and feature support (As Ansel in example), there's a huge difference between ready and optimized, I actually prefer the fact that they can offer a gameready driver to offer support to the game and then have a week or two to optimize it and offer as much performance as possible, actually that's why I don't buy games on day one since couple of years ago.
     
  15. N4CR

    N4CR 2[H]4U

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    All fair points. Guess I was shitty that they had two drivers called game ready in a week or two for same game, perhaps they should distinguish between them but I'm picking hairs now.. I must say thumbs up for WHQL game ready.
    And I also don't do day one games. With an exception, New 'N Tasty (which was fine on both camps) and No Man's Sky, which for once ran better on AMD out of the gate without driver updates too, probably because they programmed for consoles and it was easier to migrate a few of the optimisations.