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NVIDIA GeForce 527.56 WHQL Driver released, optimized for The Witcher 3 Next-Gen & Portal RTX

A few days ago, NVIDIA released a brand new driver for its graphics cards. According to the release notes, the NVIDIA GeForce 527.56 WHQL driver offers the best day-0 gaming experience in The Witcher 3 Next-Gen and Portal RTX.

This driver also fixes a number of bugs and game issues. For instance, it resolves a flickering issue that could occur in Watch Dogs 2 on the NVIDIA RTX4090 GPUs. It also fixes some crash issues on games utilizing DLSS 3 when ending a recording using Shadowplay or OBS with NVENC.

You can download this new driver from here. Below you can also find its complete changelog.

NVIDIA GeForce 527.56 WHQL Driver Release Notes

Game Ready for Portal with RTX

This new Game Ready Driver provides the best day-0 gaming experience for the latest new games featuring NVIDIA DLSS 3 technology including Portal with RTX and updates for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Jurassic World Evolution 2.

Fixed Issues
  • [GeForce RTX 4090] Watch Dogs 2 may display flickering when staring at the sky 
  • Games utilizing DLSS 3 may crash when ending a recording using Shadowplay or OBS with NVENC 
  • Older versions of Minecraft Java Edition show corruption on screen
  • [Microsoft Surface Book 2] Display driver fails to install on GeForce GTX 1060 
  • [RTX 4090] No display when hot plugging back and forth between DisplayPort and HDMI 
  • Errors in Adobe Premiere and After Effects with H.264 and HEVC content 
Known Issues
  • Toggling HDR on and off in-game causes game stability issues when non-native resolution is used. 
  • [DirectX 12] Shadowplay recordings may appear over exposed when Use HDR is enabled from the Windows display settings.
  • Monitor may briefly flicker on waking from display sleep if DSR/DLDSR is enabled. 
  • [Halo Wars 2] In-game foliage is larger than normal and displays constant flickering 
  • [Steam version] Forza Horizon 4 may freeze after 15-30 minutes of gameplay