Nvidia GeForce 385.69 WHQL driver out, optimized for all the latest games

NVIDIA has released a new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, this new driver offers the optimal gaming experience for Project Cars 2, Call of Duty: WWII open beta, Total War: WARHAMMER II, Forza Motorsport 7, EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone, FIFA 18, Raiders of the Broken Planet, and Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta.

In addition, this driver provides the optimal gaming experience for two VR games; EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone and From Other Suns’ upcoming open beta phase.

This driver also updates/adds the SLI profiles for Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, Fortnite, JX3 Online, Project CARS 2, Raiders of the broken planet and Total War: Warhammer 2.

Those interested can download this new driver from here.

And here are the full release notes for the NVIDIA GeForce 385.69 WHQL driver.

Game Ready
Provides the optimal gaming experience for Project Cars 2, Call of Duty: WWII open beta, Total War: WARHAMMER II, Forza Motorsport 7, EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone, FIFA 18, Raiders of the Broken Planet, and Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta.

Game Ready VR
Provides the optimal gaming experience for EVE: Valkyrie – Warzone and From Other Suns open beta.

Security Update
This driver adds security updates for driver components.

Application SLI Profiles
Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

  • Dishonored: Death of the Outsider
  • Fortnite
  • JX3 Online
  • Project CARS 2
  • Raiders of the broken planet
  • Total War: Warhammer 2

3D Vision Profiles
Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:

  • Call of Duty: WWII – Good
  • Project CARS 2 – Good
  • Raiders of the Broken Planet – Not recommended
  • Total War: Warhammer II – Not recommended

Fixed Issues:

  • [SLI][ShadowPlay][Doom (4)]: Severe flickering occurs in the game after pressing Alt + Tab with SLI enabled and either instant replay is ON or manual capture is in progress.
  • [GeForce GTX 1070][Surround]: The [Ctrl+Alt+S] keyboard shortcut does not enable or disable Surround.
  • [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti][The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth]: Low frame rate and lagging occurs when playing the game in full-screen mode.
  • [Notebook][GeForce GTX 1080][G-Sync]: With G-Sync enabled, stuttering occurs when playing games on the external display.
  • [GeForce GTX 970M][Notebook][HitFilm Express]: The application UI does not respond properly.
  • [Notebook][Minecraft]: Low frame rates when playing the game in full-screen mode on Optimus notebooks.
  • [Optimus notebook][Minecraft]: r] 385.28: Low FPS in Minecraft full screen mode on Optimus laptops after driver update
  • [Optimus notebook][OpenGL]: Heavy flickering occurs while playing any OpenGL application such as HeavenBenchmark or OglBalls.
  • [Discord]: FPS overlay erroneously appears in the application if enabled in GeForce Experience.
  • [Runescape]: Lower frame rate occurs.
  • [Windows Store apps][G-Sync]: ]: Video playback from Windows store apps stutter and eventually freeze with G-sync enabled in full screen mode. 
  • [WindowedG-Sync][Universal Windows Platform apps]: The Start menu loads sluggishly when switching the focus between a UWP game and the Start menu.
  • HDR TV/displays have distorted colors after changing the resolution from the Windows control panel
  • [NVENC]: Bitrate overshoot occurs if the frame rate is over 240 fps.
  • [ANSEL][Aven Colony]: Enable updated .exe for Aven Colony.

John Papadopoulos

John is the founder and Editor in Chief at DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie communities.Before creating DSOGaming, John worked on numerous gaming websites. While he is a die-hard PC gamer, his gaming roots can be found on consoles. John loved - and still does - the 16-bit consoles, and considers SNES to be one of the best consoles. Still, the PC platform won him over consoles. That was mainly due to 3DFX and its iconic dedicated 3D accelerator graphics card, Voodoo 2. John has also written a higher degree thesis on the "The Evolution of PC graphics cards." Contact: Email