Nvidia drivers – Game Ready 397.93 preps for doomsday with State of Decay 2 support

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Nvidia’s latest drivers are here with version 397.93, providing the support you green brand users crave. This update promises Game Ready support for State of Decay 2 and the upcoming closed alpha for The Crew 2, as well as a modicum of smaller additions.

Game Ready support for the Microsoft-published zombie apocalypse simulator State of Decay 2 is here, which will ensure you’re seeing all the guts and gore at optimum fidelity. While it’s a few days before Ubisoft’s closed beta for The Crew 2 goes live, you can rest assured your newest drivers will be up to the task of handling all that driving.

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Those of you squeezing out the last few drops of SLI performance will see updated profiles for Star Wars: Battlefront II and Early Access shooter DRG Initiative. Yet most of the remaining additions are either minor or tucked well under the hood – this brings support for CUDA 9.2 and updates 3D Vision profiles for The Crew 2. Read on for the full list of changes, fixes, and known issues.

You can download the latest Nvidia drivers here.

Support for:

Fixed issues:

  • On notebooks with GeForce GTX 870M, GPU acceleration is being used for Windows Explorer.
  • Steam must be closed to enable or disable SLI mode.
  • Digital Vibrance setting is not persistent, and reverts to the default setting when rebooting with Surround mode enabled.
  • In Wolfenstein II, the game may freeze in the Roosevelt area.
  • When Windows HDR is enabled, some color formats are missing from the NVIDIA Control Panel->Display->Change Resolution page.
  • On Pascal and Kepler GPUs, after installing the driver and rebooting the system, the drive may fail to load.
  • In Far Cry 5, green flickering occurs in the game when using HDR with non-native resolution.

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Known Issues:

  • In Hitman Pro with DirectX 12, with SLI mode enabled, the game crashes if in-game HDR is ON and Windows HDR setting is OFF at lower resolutions.
  • With surround SLI and G-Sync in 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.
  • In Shadow Warrior 2 on TITAN V, after launching the game with Windows HDR setting enabled, there is flickering corruption when hovering the mouse over the game screen.
    • The issue does not occur with Windows HDR setting disabled.
  • On GeForce TITAN (Kepler-based), the OS fails after installing the graphics card on a Threadripper-enabled motherboard.
  • On Pascal GPUs with Gears of War 4, blue-screen crash may occur while playing the game.
  • On GeForce GTX 1080 Ti with Warhammer Vermintide 2 in DirectX 12, TDR errors may occur when changing resolutions in game.
    • To work around, use the DirectX 11 game option.
  • On notebooks with 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.
    • The issue does not occur when playing the Netflix video in a Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer 11 browser.
  • In the Netflix Edge Browser, when playing a game in full-screen mode and playing a video from the Netflix Edge Browser, blue-screen crash occurs after multiple [Alt+Tab] switching between the two.
    • The issue does not occur when playing the Netflix video in a Chrome browser.
  • In DOTA 2 with Vulkan mode enabled, the game item slot glitches.
  • In Dead by Daylight, NVIDIA Freestyle does not work with the game.
  • In Call of Duty: WWII, with Surround enabled, the center Surround display is blank during gameplay.
  • In the NVIDIA Control Panel, NVIDIA Surround hot keys do not work.
  • With GeForce Experience, the “In-Game Overlay” option cannot be enabled, nor does Shadowplay recording work.
    • The Microsoft Media Foundation library must be installed in order to use these features. Be sure to first install the Media Foundation package.
  • Random DPC watchdog violation errors occur when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with PLX chips. With HDR turned on, non HDR full-screen video playback may cause corruption/flicker in the video.
    • To avoid this scenario, disable Windows HDR setting before launching the video.
  • On Windows 7 running Call of Duty: WWII, with Surround enabled, the center Surround display is blank during gameplay.
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