Nvidia has released a new GPU driver today, version number 390.25 – including optimizations for Fortnite on PC.
Here’s the official driver update notes from Nvidia:
- Game Ready
Provides the optimal gaming experience for Fortnite, including support for ShadowPlay Highlights in Battle Royale mode
- Gaming Technology
Adds support for NVIDIA Freestyle which lets you apply post-processing filters to your games while you play.
Based on the notes, this is the first “Game Ready” driver for Fortnite. including support for ShadowPlay Highlights in Battle Royale Mode – more information here. Alongside that, this update also adds support for Freestyle, which lets you apply post-processing filters to your games while you play. Completely lost? Here’s what it all means from their website:
NVIDIA Freestyle game filter is the newest GeForce Experience beta feature which allows you to apply post-processing filters on your games while you play. Right from the in-game overlay, you can change the look and mood of your game with tweaks to color or saturation, or apply dramatic post-process filters like HDR. Freestyle is integrated at the driver level for seamless compatibility with games. To see a full list of games whitelisted for Freestyle, click here.
So that’s everything Fortnite related. You can read up more about how this update also patches 1 of the 3 recently exposed security issues in modern CPU’s online.