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Nvidia releases 418.91 WHQL driver optimizing Metro Exodus and DLSS in Battlefield V

Nvidia today released the GeForce Game Ready WHQL-certified 418.91 drivers, bringing optimal experience and further optimizations to users utilizing ray tracing and the recently-added DLSS support in Battlefield V. It also optimizes for Metro Exodus, which releases in two days – with pre-load available on Steam.

It may be worth noting that Nvidia has previously released three drivers optimizing performance for Battlefield V.

Additionally, there are a few bug fixes in this release:

  • [Battlefield 1]: Lines appear in the terrain with NVIDIA Control Panel anisotropic filtering override enabled.[1969966
  • [GeForce RTX 20 series]: Event ID 14 error appears in event viewer logs when Digital Vibrance setting is changed. [2488424]

There's a long list of known issues as well, including an acknowledgment for a game-crashing bug in Apex Legends:

Windows 10 Issues

  • [G-SYNC]: With a G-SYNC and G-SYNC Compatible display connected in clone mode, flashing occurs on games played on the G-SYNC display with G-SYNC enabled. [200482157]
  • [Apex Legends]: DXGI_ERROR_DEVICE_HUNG error message may appear and then the game crashes.[2503360]
  • [Hitman 2]: Pixelated corruption appears in the game. [2504274]
  • [Iray][OptiX]: Iray GPU acceleration crashes and falls back to CPU acceleration. [2503738]
  • [HDR][Ni no Kuni 2]: Enabling HDR causes the application to crash when launched. [2483952]
  • [ARK Survival]: Multiple errors and then blue-screen crash may occur when playing the game. [2453173]
  • [Batman: Arkham Origins]: PhysX fog renders incorrectly [2451459]
  • [Firefox]: Cursor shows brief corruption when hovering on certain links in Firefox. [2107201]
  • Dynamic Super Resolution (DSR) is not available for monitors with 4k2k timings. [2496987]
  • Random desktop flicker occurs on some multi-display PCs [2453059]

Windows 7 Issues

  • Random TDR events occur after updating to driver 418.81. [2500396]
  • [iRay][OptiX]: iRay GPU acceleration crashes and falls back to CPU acceleration. [2503738]

Additional Issues

  • 2079538 - Random DPC watchdog violation error when using multiple GPUs on motherboards with LX chips
  • 2449346-The Witcher 3 will BSOD with Bad Pool error randomly during gameplay
  • 2453173-ARK Survival may crash with bad pool caller error and eventual BSOD

The 418.91 WHQL-certified drivers can be downloaded via the GeForce Experience app on Windows or via the links down below. The complete release notes are available here.

Desktop GPUs:
Download: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 | Windows 10 – Standard / DCH

Notebook GPUs:
Download: Windows 7, 8, 8.1 | Windows 10 - Standard / DCH

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