Nvidia’s latest driver is ready for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds

Nvidia's latest driver is ready for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds

Nvidia’s latest driver is ready for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds

Nvidia has officially released its new Geforce 440.97 WHQL driver for Windows PCs, offering gamers driver optimisations for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds, both of which will release on Friday, October 25th.   

With this driver release, the driver fixes that were included within Nvidia’s 436.51 Hotfix driver have been added into Nvidia’s mainstream driver. This addresses stability issues in EA titles such as FIFA 19, FIFA 20, Star Wars: Battlefront II and Apex Legends.  

What’s New in Version 440.97 WHQL

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day-1.

Game Ready

Provides increased performance and the optimal gaming experience for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds.

Gaming Technology

Adds support for windowed G-SYNC for OpenGL and Vulkan-based applications.

Application SLI

Profiles Added or updated the following SLI profiles:

• Darwin Project
• The Outer Worlds (NVIDIA Turing GPUs only)

New Features and Other Changes

– G-SYNC is now supported on windowed OpenGL and Vulkan applications.
– Fixed flashes or frame drops in several Notebook models when running G-SYNC in the lower of the two system refresh rates.

Changes and Fixed Issues in Version 440.97

The following sections list the important changes and the most common issues resolved in this version. This list is only a subset of the total number of changes made in this driver version. The NVIDIA bug number is provided for reference.

Fixed Issues in this Release

– [FIFA 19/FIFA 20]: The game may crash to the desktop. [2690624/2713659/200559659]
– [Apex Legends]: Random flickering occurs on the screen. [2709770]
– [Star Wars: Battlefront II]: Random crashes to the desktop occur. [200550245 ]
– [Growtopia][GeForce RTX]: The game crashes when launched. [2709649]
– [Tradesmen OS3DE]: Objects are missing in the game. [2691363]
– [World of Warcraft]: Flickering occurs on the character select screen. [2684628]
– [Cinema 4D]: Trailing ghosting effect appears when moving the brush tool. [2633267]
– [Shadow Of The Tomb Raider][DirectX 12]: The game crashes after hitting a TDR error. [200549489]
– [Forza Horizon 4]: Colored corruption appears in the game during gameplay. [200544234]
– [Notebook][GeForce GTX 970M]: GPU clock cannot be boosted beyond base clock speed. [2683147]

Open Issues in Version 440.97 WHQL

As with every released driver, version 440.97 WHQL of the Release 440 driver has open issues and enhancement requests associated with it. This section includes lists of issues that are either not fixed or not implemented in this version. Some problems listed may not have been thoroughly investigated and, in fact, may not be NVIDIA issues. Others may have workaround solutions. For notebook computers, issues can be system-specific and may not be seen on your particular notebook.

Windows 10 Issues

– [Battlefield V][G-SYNC][HDR]: When G-SYNC and HDR are enabled, the game cannot be maximized to full-screen after being minimized to the taskbar. [200558314]
– [Grand Theft Auto V]: The game frequently crashes. NVIDIA is working with the application developer to resolve the issue.

Nvidia's latest driver is ready for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and The Outer Worlds  

Product Compatibility

Nvidia RTX 20 series

Geforce RTX 2080 Ti, Geforce RTX 2080 Super, Geforce RTX 2080, Geforce RTX 2070 Super, Geforce RTX 2070, Geforce RTX 2060 Super, Geforce RTX 2060



GeForce 10 Series

GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GT 1030

GeForce 900 Series

GeForce GTX 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series

GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770, GeForce GTX 760, GeForce GTX 760 Ti (OEM), GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745, GeForce GT 740, GeForce GT 730, GeForce GT 720, GeForce GT 710

GeForce 600 Series

GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GeForce GTX 650 Ti, GeForce GTX 650, GeForce GTX 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 635, GeForce GT 630

440.97 WHQL Download Links

Windows 10 – 64 Bit
Windows 7 – 64-Bit

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