NVIDIA Releases Game Ready Driver 436.30, Optimized for Modern Warfare Beta and Five Other Games


NVIDIA released today a new Game Ready driver, version 436.30 (WHQL). This Game Ready driver is optimized for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Beta (set to begin on September 19th until September 23rd), as well as for other five games: Gears 5, Borderlands 3, FIFA 20, The Surge 2, and Code Vein.

NVIDIA also added six new G-SYNC Compatible monitors. Below you can find the whole Game Ready driver changelog, lifted straight from the official release notes.

NVIDIA GeForce Driver 469.49 Out; Optimized for Guardians of the Galaxy, AoE IV, CoD: Vanguard, Battlefield 2042, Forza Horizon 5 & GTA Trilogy Remaster

Gaming Technology - Adds support for six new G-SYNC compatible monitors.

  • ACER VG252Q

  • ACER XV273 X



  • LG 27GL650

  • LG 27GL63T

Applications SLI Profile - Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Close to the Sun

Fixed Issues in This Release

  • [Fortnite][CS:Go]: Eliminated cases of stutter when Ultra low latency mode was enabled. [2682105]

  • [Forza Motorsport 6/7]: The game may crash during gameplay. [2686338]

  • [World of Warcraft]: The game may flicker at the character-selection screen. [2684628]

  • [Notebook][GeForce GTX 970M]: The GPU clock speed on some notebooks is stuck at the base clock speed and does not boost. [2683147]

  • [GeForce RTX 20 series][Forza Horizon 4][Gears of War 4][Gears 5]: Colored corruption may appear on some surfaces throughout the game. [200544234]

  • [Firefox][G-SYNC]: When G-SYNC is enabled, flickering occurs with YouTube fullscreen video playback on FireFox when hovering over the timeline. [200544130]

  • [Control][DirectX 12][Pascal GPUs]: Blue-screen crash occurs pointing to nvlddmkm.sys when in-game software Ray Tracing is enabled. [200543646]

Open Issues in Windows 10

  • [G-SYNC]: NVIDIA G-SYNC might not be enabled automatically for monitors newly approved as G-SYNC-Compatible upon updating the driver. [200544252]

    • To work around, enable the monitor by opening the NVIDIA Control Panel->Display->Set Up G-SYNC page, then select the display and select Enable settings for the selected display.

  • [SpaceEngine]: The game crashes when launched. [2684322]

  • [UBOAT]: The game crashes due to memory allocation issues when launching Sandbox mode from the main menu. [2694301]

  • [Tom Clancy's The Division II]: The game may crash when played in DirectX 12 mode. [200406322]

  • [FIFA 19]: The game may crash to the desktop. [2690624]

Open Issues in Windows 7

  • [Vulkan-based games]: Error message appears in the game when invoking GeForce
    Experience Freestyle or Ansel using the hot keys. [200549987]