NVIDIA has announced that the new GeForce Game Ready 535.98 WHQL driver is now available for download through GeForce Experience. The new driver is Game Ready for Diablo IV, which launches on June 2 for those who pre-purchased the Digital Deluxe and Ultimate versions of the game, as well as System Shock, Nightdive Studios’ new remake that launched today at $39.99 with NVIDIA DLSS 2 for boosted performance. Flickering in Watch Dogs 2 remains an issue for GeForce RTX 4090 users on this latest driver, according to NVIDIA’s release notes.
From the NVIDIA release notes:
Fixed Issues in Version 535.98 WHQL
- Fixed Gaming Bugs
- Applying GeForce Experience Freestyle filters cause games to crash 
- Fixed General Bugs
- Monitor may briefly flicker on waking from display sleep if DSR/DLDSR is enabled. 
- [SOLIDWORKS 2023] rendering issues when Enhanced Graphics Performance is enabled 
- [MAGIX Vegas Pro] Preview not working properly on some notebooks 
- [TouchDesigner] Degraded performance using Vulkan 
- [Nsight Tools] Abnormal termination that previously required a reboot 
Open Issues in Version 535.98 WHQL
- [GeForce RTX 4090] Watch Dogs 2 may display flickering when staring at the sky 
- Increase in DPC latency observed in Latencymon 
From an NVIDIA GeForce post:
In Diablo IV, DLSS 3 helps GeForce RTX 40 Series gamers multiply performance at 4K by an average of 2.5X. In our action-filled benchmark, performance on the GeForce RTX 4090 increased by 2.4X, enabling us to play at 229 frames per second with every single setting maxed out. The GeForce RTX 4080 hit 177 FPS, the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti ran Diablo IV at 139 FPS, and the GeForce RTX 4070 113 FPS.
At 2560×1440, DLSS 3 enables the GeForce RTX 4070 to play Diablo IV at over 170 frames per second, with frame rates hitting 335 FPS on the GeForce RTX 4090. And at 1920×1080 all GeForce RTX 40 Series graphics cards can play at over 200 FPS.