Game Ready Driver 398.11 Out Now, Optimized for Vampyr and Jurassic World Evolution


NVIDIA released a new Game Ready driver today, version 398.11, available via the GeForce website and the GeForce Experience software. This driver is optimized for Vampyr, the action RPG developed by Dontnod Entertainment and launched today and the Jurassic World Evolution park management game made by Frontier Developments and due next week. Furthermore, the driver also 'ensures the best possible gaming experience on HDR-capable G-SYNC displays', though we're not entirely sure what that means in practice. Below you can find the highlighted notes for NVIDIA's Game Ready driver 398.11 for GeForce GPUs.

Game Ready - Provides the optimal gaming experience for Vampyr and Jurassic World Evolution.

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New Features - Ensures the best possible gaming experience on HDR-capable G-SYNC displays.

SLI Profile - Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Warhammer: Vermintide 2

Fixed issues in this release

  • [SLI][Hitman Pro: DirectX 12]: With SLI mode enabled, the game crashes if in-game HDR is ON and Windows HDR setting is OFF at lower resolutions. [200415553]

  • [Call of Duty: WWII][Surround]: With Surround enabled, the center Surround display is blank during gameplay. [200370257]

Open issues 

  • [SLI][GeForce GTX 1080][G-SYNC][World of Warcraft: Legion][HDR]: Severe color corruption appears in the game after launching with the Windows HDR setting enabled. [200418344]

  • [Notebook][GeForce GTX 1060]: The external HDMI display blinks when playing a video from the Netflix Edge Browser or Blu-ray video in full-screen mode with Windows HDR enabled. [200410646]

  • [Surround SLI][G-Sync][Overwatch]: There is constant flickering in the game when played in a specific SLI Surround configuration (2 displays on master GPU and 1 display on slave GPU) with G-Sync mode enabled. [2130430]

  • [Shadow Warrior 2][TITAN V]: After launching the game with Windows HDR setting enabled, there is flickering corruption when hovering the mouse over the game screen. [200408410]

  • [Pascal GPUs][Gears of War 4]: Blue-screen crash may occur while playing the game. [2008731]

  • [NVIDIA Control Panel][Surround]: NVIDIA Surround hotkeys do not work. [200394749]

  • Random DPC watchdog violation errors occur when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips. [2079538]

  • With HDR turned on, non-HDR full-screen video playback may cause corruption/ flicker in the video. [200410646]