Nobody is a fan of software updates. You fire up your PC to play your favourite game only to find out that you need to update it first. But the truth is, modern computers and the software they run have become so complex that there is a constant battle to find new bugs and fix them.
Nvidia uses it GeForce Game Ready software to make driver updates available to users in a single click. And with their latest update, Version 452.06 WHQL, they are bringing in optimisations for several games and G-SYNC compatibility for eight new gaming monitors from brands like Acer, Asus, and Lenovo.
The games receiving fixes are Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Death Stranding, Path of Exile and Forza Motorsport 7. The games getting optimisations are Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020), Troy: A Total War Saga, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands (beta), and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 (2020 Remaster). You can get further details about the fixes in the changelog provided below.
Game Ready for Microsoft Flight Simulator
This new Game Ready Driver provides the latest performance optimizations, profiles, and bug fixes for Microsoft Flight Simulator. In addition, this release also provides optimal support for the World of Warcraft: Shadowlands pre-patch on the public test realm as well as for A Total War Saga: TROY and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2.Fixed Issues in this Release
- [Shadow of the Tomb Raider][DirectX 12]: The game may crash when launched if Hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling is enabled. 
- [Death Stranding]: Texture corruption may be observed during gameplay on GeForce GTX 16/RTX 20 series GPUs. 
- [Path of Exile]: Black square corruption appears around characters.
- [Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed]: The game crashes when playing in a water level. 
- [Forza Motorsport 7]: The game starts to stutter after racing a few laps. 
- [Zhan Ge Jing Ji Chang]: Corruption occurs in the game when played in the Tencent mobile game simulator. 
- Several games randomly freeze for a few seconds during gameplay. Affected games include Assassin’s Creed Origins, Planetside 2, Assassin’s Creed III, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. 
- The NVIDIA Control Panel does not display the native resolution of some HDTVs if the timings are invalid. 
- Some displays may show a green tint when Windows Night Light is enabled. 
- Snow appears on the display upon waking up the HDMI monitor. 
- [Notebook][Turing] Display may show pixelated corruption on waking notebook from long display off