Nvidia’s RTX 4090 GPU has just hit the shelves, and Team Green has let us know which games will initially support the new approach to frame rate boosting technology, DLSS 3.
As noted in a blog post (opens in new tab) by Nvidia (highlighted by VideoCardz (opens in new tab)), the games that will use DLSS 3 immediately are Super People (a battle royale in early access on Steam), Loopmancer, and Justice: Fuyun Court.
So nothing really exciting there, but there are some bigger names that are going to get the DLSS 3 treatment right away, and that includes Microsoft Flight Simulator for which the tech lands on October 17th.
There’s also A Plague Tale: Requiem, which is getting DLSS 3 the next day, October 18, and then F1 2022 – which doesn’t have a specific date, but Nvidia says the update is coming “soon” (probably later this per month ).
While on the topic of framerate boosting, there are also several games that are getting new DLSS 2 support (remember, DLSS 3 is only for RTX 4000 graphics cards). Here’s the full list of them, which includes Gotham Knights (when it arrives on October 21st):
- Dakar Desert Rally
- Void: Bridge of Spirits
- Blind Fate: Edo no Yami
- Broken pieces
- Destroy all people! 2
- QUBE’s 10th Anniversary
- SCP: Secret Files
- PC Building Simulator 2
- The Last Oricru (Releasing October 13)
- Batora: Lost Haven (Releasing October 20)
- Gotham Knights (Out October 21st)
- Sackboy: A Big Adventure (Releasing October 27)
Analysis: Thin on the ground so far…
Not many games support DLSS 3 out of the gate, of course. It looks like there may only be six titles this month in total, assuming F1 22 support comes later in October.
There’s a lot more in the works, mind you, and Nvidia has informed us that there are 35 games and apps getting support for DLSS 3, no doubt more. Cyberpunk 2077 is a high-profile game set to support DLSS 3, but there’s no mention of it anytime soon in this blog post, so we might have to wait a little longer for that (although it’s already been seen in preview tests , of course).
As Nvidia also reminded us, while DLSS 3 is exclusive to RTX 4000 series GPUs, any game that gets support will be backwards compatible with DLSS 2, so RTX 3000 or 2000 GPUs will still have this advantage. DLSS 3 also brings Nvidia Reflex support, for lower system lag and more responsive games, which is really useful for competitive shooters.