NVIDIA Game Ready Driver 441.20 Out Now, Includes Support for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Nov 12, 2019
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NVIDIA has dropped their latest Game Ready driver update (441.20 WHQL) which is optimized for Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment’s much-anticipated Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The update also includes support for newly-validated G-Sync compatible displays, including the Acer XB273U, Acer XV273U, and Asus VG259Q.

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Here’s the full rundown of everything included in Game Ready driver update 441.20:

Game Ready for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

  • The new Game Ready Driver provides the latest performance optimizations, profiles, and bug fixes for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. In addition, this release also provides optimal support for the new VR title Stormland.

New G-SYNC Compatible Monitors

  • The list of G-SYNC Compatible displays increases to nearly 60 options with the addition of the Acer XB273U, Acer XV273U, and ASUS VG259Q monitors.

New Features

  • Added support for GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER GPU
  • Version 441.12 introduced security updates for driver components.
  • See the NVIDIA Security Bulletin 4907 for details.
  • See also the section “Driver Security” on page 14 for actions to take to mitigate
  • vulnerabilities.
  • Added support for new LG TV G-SYNC compatible monitor.
  • Added Image Sharpening control to the NVIDIA Control Panel->Manage 3D Settings page. Increases the level of sharpness, detail, or clarity of images in games and applications. Note: As with all 3D settings in the NVIDIA Control Panel, you can enable Image Sharpening globally, or selectively enable/disable per game as needed (using the Program Settings tab).
  • Added Ultra Low Latency G-SYNC+ V-Sync feature
  • Provides tear-free, low-latency gaming using G-SYNC displays. To enable, set Low Latency Mode
  • to Ultra, turn on V-Sync, and enable the G-SYNC display.
  • Added support for ReShade filters within GeForce Experience
  • Added support for windowed G-SYNC for OpenGL and Vulkan-based applications.
  • Added support for HDMI 2.1 VRR.
  • Fixed flashes or frame drops in several Notebook models when running G-SYNC in the lower of the two system refresh rates.
  • Adds support for new G-SYNC compatible monitors

Application Profiles

Added or updated the following performance profiles:

  • Borderlands 3
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Darwin Project
  • The Outer Worlds (NVIDIA Turing GPUs only)

And here’s the usual array of fixes:

  • [Red Dead Redemption 2][Vulkan][Maxwell GPUs]: Geometry corruption occurs on some Maxwell GPUs. [2744709]
  • [Red Dead Redemption 2][Vulkan]: G-SYNC disengages when disabling V-Sync on the game. [2740479]
  • [The Surge 2] VULKAN_ERROR_DEVICE_LOST when using driver version 440.97. [2739146]
  • [Quake 3 Arena]: Colors in the game become washed out when set to 16-bit color. [2738607]
  • [HDR]: HDR black levels are grey on LG OLED55C9. [2738708]
  • [CS:GO]: The game experiences performance drops in certain CPU-limited cases. [2682973]

You can download the 419.17 WHQL driver through the GeForce Experience app on Windows or via this link right here.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will be on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 on November 15.

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