GeForce RTX 3070 and Watch Dogs: Legion Game Ready Driver Released

By Andrew Burnes on October 29, 2020 | Featured Stories Drivers

Our newest GeForce Game Ready driver brings you support for the new GeForce RTX 3070, as well as Watch Dogs: Legion, DiRT 5, Ghostrunner, Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered, and Xuan-Yuan Sword VII.

To download and install, simply fire up GeForce Experience and click the "Drivers" tab.

Game Ready For The GeForce RTX 3070

GeForce RTX 3070, the newest member of the GeForce RTX 30 Series family, is out now. Described as a “practically perfect graphics card”, with performance that “annihilates its predecessors”, the GeForce RTX 3070 gives gamers fantastic experiences in Cyberpunk 2077, Watch Dogs: Legion, and other high fidelity games.

If you add the GeForce RTX 3070 to your system, download and install our new Game Ready Driver to enable full support for our various technologies and experience-enhancing features.

Game Ready For Watch Dogs: Legion

Watch Dogs: Legion is now available worldwide. Featuring immersive ray-traced reflections and NVIDIA DLSS, it’s the latest title to demonstrate the beauty and benefits of the NVIDIA RTX technology found exclusively on GeForce RTX GPUs. Check out our Watch Dogs: Legion RTX launch trailer below, and head to our dedicated article to learn more about the game.


Game Ready For The Latest Releases

Game Ready Drivers bring you support for the latest games, giving you an optimized experience with the smoothest and most responsive gameplay possible. Included in our latest release is support for:

  • DiRT 5: Codemasters’ off-road racing franchise returns with a large set of globe-trotting tracks and races, new cars, new modes, and much more.
  • Ghostrunner: This first-person sword-slashing sci-fi action game is out now with a full suite of PC tech, including ray-traced reflections, ray-traced shadows, and NVIDIA DLSS.
  • Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered: Hot Pursuit, EA’s classic and much-loved Need For Speed game, returns to screens a decade after its original release.
  • Xuan-Yuan Sword VII: Softstar’s action RPG is available now on Steam, and features ray-traced global illumination lighting and NVIDIA DLSS.

Support For Newly Validated G-SYNC Compatible Displays

Our newest Game Ready Driver driver also adds support for 4 new G-SYNC Compatible displays - gaming monitors that deliver a baseline Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) experience that makes your gaming smoother and more enjoyable.

Acer XB323U GX Yes 32 IPS 2560x1440 (QHD) 48-240Hz
Asus VG279QL1A Yes 27 IPS 1920x1080 (FHD) 48-165Hz
Dell AW2521HFLA No 24.5 IPS 1920x1080 (FHD) 48-165Hz
Gigabyte AORUS FI25F Yes 24.5 IPS 1920x1080 (FHD) 48-240Hz

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 900 titles are supported, and in the past month we’ve added support for 13 more, as well as introducing NVIDIA Reflex to the profiles of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Warzone, and Fortnite, ensuring players of these multiplayer titles benefit from Reflex’s system latency optimization technology:

  • Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition
  • Baldur's Gate 3
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Added NVIDIA Reflex support)
  • Call of Duty: Warzone (Added NVIDIA Reflex support)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War
  • Desperados III
  • Fortnite (Added NVIDIA DLSS, NVIDIA Reflex and Ray Tracing support)
  • Mafia: Definitive Edition
  • Medieval Dynasty
  • Phasmophobia
  • Pumpkin Jack
  • Second Extinction
  • Serious Sam 4
  • Star Wars: Squadrons
  • The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners
  • The Wind Road

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 457.09 WHQL driver through GeForce Experience.

If you experience any technical issues with the new Game Ready drivers please post a detailed report on the 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.