Outriders Game Ready Driver Released: Optimize The Game, Enable NVIDIA DLSS

By Andrew Burnes on March 30, 2021 | Featured Stories Drivers

Our latest GeForce Game Ready driver is filled to the brim with new features and enhancements, headlined by the addition of launch-day support for Outriders and NVIDIA DLSS, which increases performance in the game by up to 73%, giving players faster, smoother gameplay.

To download and install, simply fire up GeForce Experience and click the "Drivers" tab. And to learn more about everything included in our newest Game Ready Driver, keep reading.

Game Ready For Outriders

Outriders is a single-player and co-op action role-playing game that launches April 1st. Take up the mantle of a superhuman character on an alien world, fighting to save the last remnants of humanity on a hostile alien world. Fight through different zones, uncover secrets, and battle hordes of enemies.

By installing our new Game Ready Driver your Outriders performance will be optimized, and you’ll unlock support for NVIDIA DLSS on GeForce RTX GPUs, boosting performance significantly. Enjoy smoother, more fluid gameplay, or use the extra uplift to play at higher resolutions and with better visual effects.

If you’re upgrading to experience Outriders at its best, or are simply in the market for a new laptop, you should know that we’re currently offering a digital Steam copy of Outriders to buyers of eligible GeForce RTX laptops at participating partners.


Head to our Outriders bundle page for further information.

Game Ready For NVIDIA Reflex In Rainbow Six Siege

NVIDIA Reflex provides a free upgrade to a huge number of GeForce gamers by reducing latency and improving responsiveness on several generations of GeForce GTX and RTX GPUs. Shots fire faster, you can react faster to enemy attacks, and peeker’s advantage is minimized, giving you a greater chance of victory in competitive games.

Following the addition of Reflex to Apex Legends, Call of Duty, Fortnite, Overwatch, Valorant and other competitive titles, Reflex launches today in Rainbow Six Siege.


By installing today’s Game Ready Driver and simply enabling NVIDIA Reflex in the Rainbow Six Siege options menu, system latency is reduced by up to 30%, giving you a split-second advantage in the heat of battle:

Learn more about NVIDIA Reflex, high refresh rate gaming monitors, and Reflex compatible mice on the NVIDIA Reflex homepage.

Game Ready For New Releases and Updates

Each Game Ready Driver delivers optimizations and enhancements for the games you’re playing, along with launch day support for new releases and significant game updates. In our newest driver, we’re introducing support for:

Resizable BAR Available Now For All GeForce RTX 30 Series Desktop GPUs

Resizable BAR utilizes an advanced feature of PCI Express to increase performance by up to 12% in supported games. With the launch of our new Game Ready Driver and GeForce RTX 30 Series VBIOS firmware, Resizable BAR support has today been added to the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, 3070, 3080 and 3090 desktop graphics cards.

Compatible motherboards and CPUs are also required to enable Resizable BAR, so please ensure you read through our dedicated Resizable BAR article to ascertain whether you can benefit from this feature, and how to activate it if your hardware is compatible.

Windows Virtual Machine Beta Support For GeForce

If you’re primarily a Linux user, you can now enable GeForce GPU passthrough on a Windows Virtual Machine (VM). Play Windows-only games in your VM, or if you’re a developer, more easily test both Windows and Linux code from a single machine, accelerating development.

The beta feature is enabled on all GeForce/TITAN GPUs supported by this driver (Kepler and later for desktop; Maxwell and later for laptop) on Windows 10.

For further information, head to our knowledge base article.

Support For Newly Validated G-SYNC Compatible Displays

Our newest Game Ready Driver driver also adds support for 5 new G-SYNC Compatible displays - gaming monitors that deliver a baseline Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) experience that makes your gaming smoother and more enjoyable.

Asus XG16A No 16" IPS 1920x1080 (FHD) 48-144Hz
Dell S2522HG Yes 24.5" IPS 1920x1080 (FHD) 48-165Hz
LG 27GP850/27GP83B Yes 27" IPS 2560x1440 (QHD) 60-165Hz
LG 32GP850/32GP83B Yes 32" IPS 2560x1440 (QHD) 60-165Hz
Xiaomi Mi 245 HF1 No 24.5" IPS 1920x1080 (FHD) 50-165Hz

These newly-validated monitors give gamers even more choice when searching for a great gaming display. For a complete list of all G-SYNC, G-SYNC ULTIMATE, and G-SYNC Compatible gaming monitors, check out our handy and frequently updated G-SYNC page, which can be sorted and filtered, helping you quickly find the ideal display.

New Games Supported By GeForce Experience’s Optimal Game Settings

GeForce Experience’s one-click optimal settings enable you to instantly configure game options for your system’s hardware, giving you smooth, optimized gameplay. Over 1000 titles are supported, and in the past month we’ve added support for 15 more:

  • Aron’s Adventure
  • Balan Wonderworld
  • Blizzard Arcade Collection
  • Creeper World 4
  • Evil Genius 2: World Domination
  • KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
  • Last Cloudia
  • Mr. Prepper
  • Old School RuneScape
  • Osu!
  • Outriders
  • Persona 5 Strikers
  • The Fabled Woods

GeForce Experience also enables you to capture and stream your gameplay, take screenshots, upload videos to social networks, and more. For all the details, head here.

GeForce Game Ready Driver - Download Now

You can download the new GeForce Game Ready 465.89 WHQL driver through GeForce Experience.

If you experience any technical issues with the new Game Ready drivers please post a detailed report on the GeForce.com Driver Feedback Forum, where our Customer Care team can better assist you. And if you’re looking for a full list of fixes in this driver, for previously-reported issues, head here.