More PC Games Get Magical DLSS Support

More PC Games Get Magical DLSS Support
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Two more PC games have gotten DLSS support — a form of modern sorcery — from Nvidia, meaning anyone with a card that supports the tech will now be getting much better performance.

DLSS On 240p Video Is Some Witchcraft

Nvidia’s DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) tech is one of the most impressive advances in recent video game history, able to take images that look fine and, through a process involving magic, make them look better. Even if you’re playing at some of the lowest settings imaginable.

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Those games are Nioh 2 (which did not launch in the best shape) and Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, which should both be getting framerate boosts of around 20-30fps (!!!) depending on your card.

That’s great news for anyone with a card that supports DLSS, but as we saw with Nioh 2, I’m starting to get a little worried — especially in this climate where buying graphics cards isn’t exactly simple — that developers might start using DLSS’ magic as a crutch for poor optimisation, and that’ll leave a lot of people whose cards don’t support DLSS out in the cold.

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  • …and that’ll leave a lot of people whose cards don’t support DLSS out in the cold.

    And that is what Nvidia is hoping will happen.

    • You simply can’t expect all the older cards to get new features, especially when said features might actually require newer tech advancements on newer hardware.

      The idea that everything must somehow be future proof/backwards compatible/whatever is insanity.

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