Nvidia GeForce 331.40 Beta Released – BF4 Ready Driver, Adds HBAO+ For All DX9 & DX11 Apps

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The beta phase for Battlefield 4 will be starting tomorrow and Nvidia has released a new beta driver that is optimized for DICE’s FPS. As the green team suggested, this driver is an essential update for all GeForce GTX users jumping into the Battlefield 4 Beta, as it ensures maximum performance and system stability in the shooter’s eagerly anticipated pre-release test. And what the hell is that Crisis game that got an SLI profile?

Those interested can download this beta driver from here.

Kudos to our reader ‘[Chaotic]’ for informing us.

Here is the complete changelog:

Graphics
Implemented Horizon Based Ambient Occlusion plus (HBAO+) for DirectX 9 and DirectX 11 applications.

OpenGL
Added support for OpenG 4.4

NVIDIA SLI Technology

Added or updated the following profiles:

  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – Updated Profile
  • Batman: Arkham Origins – Updated SLI Profile
  • Battlefield 3 – Updated Surround Profile
  • Battlefield 4 – Updated Surround Profile, Added SLI Profile
  • Crisis – Added SLI Profile
  • Crysis 3 – Added AO Profile
  • Dirty Bomb – Added DX9 SLI Profile
  • Dying Light – Added DX11 SLI Profile
  • F1 2013 – Updated SLI Profile
  • FIFA 14 – Added SLI Profile, Added AO Profile
  • Natural Selection 2 – Added DX11 SLI Profile
  • Outlast – Added DX9 SLI Profile
  • Space Hulk – Updated Profile
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist – Updated SLI Profile
  • State of Decay – Added DX9 SLI Profile
  • Watch Dogs – Added DX11 SLI Profile

Additional details:

  • PhysX-Systemsoftware PhysX_9.13.0725

  • HD-Audiotreiber 06/16/2013,1.3.26.4

  • GeForce Experience 8.3.14.1

  • DriverVer 09/27/2013, 9.18.13.3140

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