New Game Ready Drivers Prep NVIDIA GPUs For Destiny 2

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅24.10.2017 11:01:28

The countdown is on for Destiny 2's 18:00 (UK Time) launch today, and NVIDIA are back once again with a Game Ready driver update. These drivers, notationally listed as version 388.00 WHQL, are intended for the best possible day one performance with Bungie's MMOFPS and compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7, 8.1 and 10. They have also undergone Microsoft's WHQL validation process for Windows operating systems.

In addition to Destiny 2, NVIDIA also list support for Assassin's Creed Origins. This latest instalment in the best-selling franchise is scheduled for release on Friday October 27th, and looks set for the sort of stunning vistas and action-oriented gameplay that is your reward for purchasing high-end graphics hardware.

As always, you can download the latest NVIDIA GeForce drivers at, and selecting the appropriate version for your system. These drivers also incorporate the changes introduced in version 387 including improved Vulkan and DX12 behaviour.

Release Notes

Existing Support

This release supports the following APIs:

- Open Computing Language (OpenCLTM software) 1.2 for NVIDIA® KeplerTM, MaxwellTM, and PascalTM GPUs
- OpenGL® 4.6
- Vulkan® 1.0
- DirectX 11
- DirectX 12 (Windows 10)

What’s New in Version 388.00 WHQL

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day one.

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience for Destiny 2 and Assassin's Creed Origins.

3D Vision Profiles

Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:
- Assassin’s Creed - Not Recommended

Software Module Versions
- NView - 148.47
- HD Audio Driver -
- NVIDIA PhysX System Software - 9.17.0524
- GeForce Experience -
- CUDA - 9.0

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 388.00
The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.

[Notebook][GeForce GTX 1080][G-Sync]: Stuttering occurs while playing games such as Doom, CS Go, and Witcher 3 on the external display. [1995267]

[Notebook][GM204]: Alienware laptops with GM204 GPUs are not included in this driver release. Support for these products will be added in the next driver. [200333878]

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