Download Intel Arc And Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4644 With Support For Madden NFL & Wayfinder

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Intel has now released Arc & Iris Xe WHQL graphics driver 31.0.101.4644 which includes support for new gaming titles and makes a few fixes in the existing ones. But what these, it also still includes a few known issues.

The significant highlight of this release is that it is no longer a Beta release – instead, Intel has now published a stable version after releasing Beta versions for some time now.

Use the direct download link below to download this Intel driver update .

Download Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4644

Click on the given link below to download the Intel Arc and Iris Xe graphics driver version 31.0.101.4499 (Beta):

Download Intel Arc & Iris Xe Driver Update x64 31.0.101.4644 Beta (.exe) [634.8 MB]

To automatically detect which drivers your device may require, you can use Intel’s Driver and Support Assistant, which automatically detects, downloads, and installs any driver updates installed on your hardware. Here is a complete guide on how to use it to install the graphics drivers.

Alternatively, you can simply download the .exe file from the link above and run the file to install the driver. Once you run the Intel driver downloaded file , follow the onscreen installation wizard instructions and complete the installation with a system restart.

Note: Installing this Intel graphics driver will overwrite your computer manufacturer’s (OEM) customized driver.

Intel Arc & Iris Xe driver 31.0.101.4644 changelog

Game title support

Support for the following titles has been included in Intel Iris & Xe graphics driver 31.0.101.4644:

  • Madden NFL 24
  • Wayfinder

Performance improvements

The following improvements have been included in this update:

  • UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection experiencing application crash while launching is fixed.
  • The issue of the computer hanging while waking up from sleep and requiring power cycling to fix temporarily is fixed permanently.
  • Blender 3.6 experiencing application crash during render operations when Hardware Ray Tracing was enabled is fixed.

Apart from these noted improvements, Intel has also integrated the telemetry settings into the driver, which were once controlled separately. Therefore, you much choose the telemetry setting while installing the driver.

With these fixes, there are a few issues with this update as well.

Known issues

  • Intel Arc Processors:
    • Shadow of The Tomb Raider may experience an application crash after loading to the game menu.
    • UNCHARTED: Legacy of Thieves Collection may exhibit texture corruption on characters.
    • Topaz Video AI may experience errors when using some models for video enhancement.
    • Adobe After Effects may experience an application crash during render operations.
  • Intel Iris Xe MAX Processors:
    • Driver installation may not complete successfully on certain notebook systems with both Intel Iris Xe + Iris Xe MAX devices. A system reboot and re-installation of the graphics driver may be required for successful installation.

To read further about the fixes and the known issues, read the Release Notes.

Intel CPU and OS support for Intel Arc & Iris Xe driver 31.0.101.4644

The table below shows which Windows versions support the graphics driver with the corresponding Intel CPU, summarizing both the operating system version with the processor family:

Intel Arc and Iris Xe graphics driver support
Intel Arc and Iris Xe graphics driver support

Closing words

You can also install your GPU drivers from the built-in Device Manager in Windows. Here is a complete guide to checking your driver version and installing new drivers.

That said, this driver update fixes 2 of the previously-known issues. Since it is no longer a Beta release, we advise you to upgrade to this release immediately as it resolves more problems than it brings.

Intel Arc, Iris Xe, Core Ultra Graphics Driver Release History

Complete VersionRelease DateHighlightsRelease Notes
31.0.101.533013-Feb-24Support for Nightingale & Pacific Drive, performance improvements and fixes for several gaming titles, combined driver update for Intel Arc, Iris Xe, and Core Ultra processorsIntel Arc, Iris Xe, Core Ultra Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4972 release notes
31.0.101.497221-Nov-23Fixes performance issues in Starfield Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4972 release notes
31.0.101.495314-Nov-23Color flickering fixed in Starfield, water and reflective corruptions fixed in Alan Wake 2Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4953 release notes
31.0.101.49521-Nov-23Support for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, The Talos Principle 2, Robocop: Rogue City, Star Ocean II R, Like a Dragon. Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name
Significant FPS performance improvements in multiple games
Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4952 release notes
31.0.101.490023-Oct-23Support for Alan Wake 2, Cities: Skylines 2, WRC, Ghostrunner 2Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4900 release notes
31.0.101.488710-Oct-23– Support for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III (Open Beta), Total War: PHARAOH, Lords of the Fallen
– In-game and other app performance improvements
Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4887 release notes
31.0.101.482414-Sep-23– Included support for Mortal Kombat 1, The Crew Motorfest
– Fixes gameplay issues
Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4824 release notes
31.0.101.46724-Sep-23– Support SYNCED
– Fixes issues with Starfield
Still several known issues with games
Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4672 release notes
31.0.101.464415-Aug-23– includes support for Madden NFL 24, Wayfinder
– Fixes app-crash issues in Blender 3.6 and UNCHARTERED: Legacy of Thieves
Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4644 release notes
31.0.101.4576 (Beta)24-Jul-23-Fixes texture corruption and flickering in Remnant 2 and World War ZIntel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4576 (Beta) release notes
31.0.101.4514 (Beta)27-Jun-23– Includes support for AEW: Fight Forever, Layers of Fear
– Performance gains for Assasin’s Creed Unity, F1 22, deathloop
Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4514 (Beta) release notes
31.0.101.4499 (Beta)14-Jun-23– Includes support for CS2, F1 23, Aliens: Dark Descent, and Forever Skies on Intel Arc A series devices.
– Performance gains in CS 2, F1 23, and Destiny 2.
Intel Arc & Iris Xe Graphics Driver 31.0.101.4499 (Beta) release notes
Release history of Intel Arc, Iris Xe, Core Ultra graphics drivers
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Subhan Zafar is an established IT professional with interests in Windows and Server infrastructure testing and research, and is currently working with Itechtics as a research consultant. He has studied Electrical Engineering and is also certified by Huawei (HCNA & HCNP Routing and Switching).

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