- This Game Ready update includes support for Diablo IV and System Shock.
- Fixes several game crashes and screen flickering issues.
The next update for Nvidia GeForce graphics drivers is here. Nvidia has released the GeForce Game Ready Driver version 535.98 for its line of GPUs. This driver update includes support for new titles that include the DLSS3 technology like “Diablo IV,” and also with the DLSS2 technology like “System Shock.” It also addresses a few bugs with some other applications.
If you didn’t already know, Nvidia publishes two types of drivers; Game Ready drivers and Studio drivers. The Game Ready drivers are game-focused and include support for newer games, and other game-related improvements and optimizations. Whereas the Studio drivers are designed for more stability and GPU-focused graphical rendering.
Nvidia has also simultaneously published the GeForce Studio Driver version 535.98.
Let us now continue to discuss the improvements in detail, and then you can download the latest drivers using the direct download links/methods given below.
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Nvidia Game Ready Driver 535.98 Release Summary
- Driver version: 535.98
- Driver size: 653.5 MB
- Supported Operating Systems: Windows 11, Windows 10 x64
- Available languages: English
- Release Date: 30th May 2023
Fixes and Improvements in Game Ready 535.98 Driver
The following list of fixes, improvements, and other enhancements are introduced with this release:
- Includes support for the following games:
- Diablo IV
- System Shock
- The issue of certain games crashing after applying the GeForce Experience Freestyle filters is now fixed.
- Rendering issues in SOLIDWORKS 2023 when Enhanced Graphics Performance is enabled are now fixed.
- The preview not working properly on some notebooks in MAGIX Vegas Pro is now working.
- The degraded performance experienced using Vulkan in TouchDesigner is addressed.
- In Nsight Tools, abnormal termination that previously required a system restart is fixed.
- The issue of the monitor briefly flickering when waking from display sleep (if DSR/DLDSR is enabled) is fixed.
To learn more about the GeForce Game Ready 535.98 driver, refer to the Release Notes.
With these improvements, there are still a few issues that need to be addressed.
Known Issues in Nvidia Game Ready Driver 535.98
Nvidia is aware of the following list of issues with this update:
- [GeForce RTX 4090] Watch Dogs 2 may display flickering when staring at the sky.
- An increase in DPC latency is observed in Latencymon.
After considering all the pros and cons, if you still wish to update your current Nvidia driver, continue to the next section of this post.
Download and Install Nvidia GeForce 535.98 Game Ready Driver
Click on the links below to download the latest GeForce Game Ready drivers for your respective devices:
Note: Drivers for the older operating systems are still on older versions.
DOWNLOAD GeForce Driver 368.81 for Win XP 32-bit [209.79 MB]
DOWNLOAD GeForce Driver 368.81 for Win XP 64-bit [209.79 MB]
Alternatively, you can download it directly from Nvidia’s website using the method shared below.
To download the Nvidia GeForce Game Ready Driver version 535.98, follow these steps:
Open the GeForce Game Ready Driver 535.98 page.
On the next page, click “Download” again.
Your download should now start.
Once downloaded, run the file and extract its contents.
Once extracted, the installation wizard will launch automatically.
Proceed with the on-screen instruction to complete updating the Nvidia driver.
This will install the GeForce Game Ready driver.
You can also specify your hardware specs and device details on this Nvidia Downloads Page to download either the Studio or the Game Ready driver suited for your setup.
Another convenient way to update your NVIDIA drivers is through the GeForce Experience app.
To confirm that the latest NVIDIA driver has been installed on your device, head to the Programs and Features page in the Control Panel by typing in “appwiz.cpl” in the Run Command box, and then look for the NVIDIA Graphics Driver. You should be able to see the driver version next to it.
How to Uninstall NVIDIA Drivers
If for some reason you wish to uninstall the graphics driver, here is how to do so:
Press the Windows Key + i shortcut keys to open the Settings app.
Then click “Installed apps” on the right.
Search and click on “NVIDIA Windows Display Drivers” from the list of programs.
Click the Uninstall button.
Click Uninstall again.
You can also completely remove old drivers that are no longer in use.
How to Rollback/Downgrade NVIDIA Drivers
If you have not removed the old NVIDIA drivers manually and want to downgrade or roll back to the older version of the driver, you can easily do it using the Device Manager. Just follow the steps below to rollback NVIDIA drivers:
Press the Windows Key + R shortcut keys to open the Run Command box.
Type in “devmgmt.msc” and press Enter to open the Device Manager.
Click “Display Adapters” to expand it.
Right-click the NVIDIA driver and then click Properties.
Switch to the “Driver” tab.
Click “Roll Back Driver.”
Please note that if there is no old driver available in the Windows cache, the “Roll Back Driver” button will be greyed out. Also, Windows only stores one previous version of a driver, so you can only roll back to the one installed before the latest update.
Nvidia GeForce Game Ready driver history
|Driver Version||Driver Type||Release Date||Significant Changes||Download|
|537.42||Game Ready||21-Sep-23||Optimized DLSS 3.5 support for Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, and DLSS 3 for other titles||Download Here|
|537.34||Game Ready||12-Sep-23||Does not support series 600 GPUs, sports DLSS 2 technology in Mortal Combat 1 and Lies of P, includes other fixes, includes a tonne of known issues||Download Here|
|537.13||Game Ready||22-Aug-23||Includes support for Starfield and ICARUS: New Frontiers expansion. Fixes stability and performance issues in other game titles.||Download Here|
|536.99||Game Ready||8-Aug-23||Fixes audio issues with an app, addresses screen tearing and stuttering in certain games||Download Here|
|536.67||Game Ready||18-Jul-23||Includes support for RXT 4060 Ti 16GB, supports Remnant II, supports resizable BAR profile for Dying Light 2: Stay Human, supports DLSS3 technology for some gaming titles.||Download Here|
|536.23||Game Ready||14-Jun-23||Includes support for Aliens: Dark Descent, optimizes DLSS 2 technology for games including F1 23.||Download Here|
|535.98||Game Ready||30-May-23||Includes support for Diablo IV & System Shock, fixes a crashing known issue, and also addresses other app crashes and screen flickering issues.||Download Here|
|531.68||Game Ready||18-Apr-23||Includes support for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor & Dead Island 2. Fixes issues with other games.||Download Here|
|531.61||Game Ready||13-Apr-23||Fixes crashes with The Last of Us Part 1, addresses stability issues with Assassin’s Creed Origins||Download Here|
|531.58||Game Ready (Hotfix)||4-Apr-23||Addresses issues with The Last of Us Part 1, Resident Evil 4 Remake, and Assassin’s Creed Origins.||Download Here|
|531.29||Game Ready||14-Mar-23||Fixes Nvidia Container’s high CPU consumption and Adobe application instability||Download Here|
|531.26||Game Ready (Hotfix)||7-Mar-23||Fixes Nvidia Container’s high CPU consumption, addresses bugcheck in Notebook devices||Download Here|
|531.18||Game Ready||28-Feb-23||Added AI-powered RTX VSR, DLSS 3 improvement to Atomic Heart, more titles to One-Click Optimal Settings||Download Here|
|528.49||Game Ready||8-Feb-23||Includes support for RTX 40 Series laptops, optimizations for Hello Neighbor 2 and PERISH||Download Here|
|528.24||Game Ready||24-Jan-23||Addresses issues with Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, and Lightroom, amongst other fixes.||Download Here|
|528.02||Game Ready||5-Jan-23||Support for RTX 4070 Ti, DLSS 3 support for Conqueror’s Blade, and Dakar Desert Rally||Download Here|
|527.37||Game Ready||1-Dec-22||Supports Marvel’s Midnight Suns, Need for Speed Unbound using Nvidia DLSS 3 technology, GeForce Experience’s one-click optimal settings feature now supported in 15 new games||Download Here|
|526.98||Game Ready||16-Nov-22||Supports GeForce RTX 4080, optimal support for Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve and MAGIX Vegas Pro||Download Here|