Driver Update: GeForce Game Ready Driver 522.25 WHQL

Nvidia has released new stable GeForce drivers. The drivers carry version number 522.25 WHQL, are suitable for Windows 10 and higher, and can be used on cards based on the Maxwell architecture or newer. This release includes support for the new RTX 4090 and performance improvements for RTX 30 series cards. It also contains improvements for the games Gotham Knights, Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection, Dakar Desert Rally, A Plague Tale: Requiem, Justice, Loopmancer, F1 22, Microsoft Flight Simulator and Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, among others.

Game Ready Driver

This new Game Ready Driver provides the best day-0 gaming experience for the latest new DLSS titles including Gotham Knights, Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection, and Dakar Desert Rally. In addition, this Game Ready Driver supports the first new DLSS 3 titles including A Plague Tale: Requiem, Justice, Loopmancer, F1 22, Bright Memory: Infinite, SUPER PEOPLE, Microsoft Flight Simulator, and Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered. This Game Ready Driver also includes significant DirectX 12 performance optimizations which can dramatically improve performance for GeForce 30 Series GPUs.

Gaming Technology

  • Includes support for the GeForce RTX 4090

Fixed issues

  • [Teardown] Resolves lower performance observed when MSI Afterburner overlay is used [3653400]
  • Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands displays texture corruption after extended gameplay on NVIDIA GPUs [3777340]
  • UE5.1 crashes when enabling path tracing on some drivers [3731151]

Open issues

  • Toggling HDR on and off in-game causes game stability issues when non-native resolution is used. [3624030]
  • Videos played back in Microsoft Edge may appear green if NVIDIA Image Scaling is enabledupon resuming from hibernate or booting with fastboot. [3624218]
  • [DirectX 12] Shadowplay recordings may appear over exposed when Use HDR is enabled from the Windows display settings. [200742937]
  • Monitor may briefly flicker on waking from display sleep if DSR/DLDSR is enabled. [3592260]
  • [RTX 30 series] Lower performance in Minecraft Java Edition. [3702953]
  • [Forza Horizon 5] Rainbow like artifacts in game after driver update. [3685123]
  • Dell XPS 9560 may crash and reboot when using desktop applications [3737715]
  • Maxon – Cinema4D + Redshift3D vidmemory allocations cause TDR or Driver Crash [3659104]
  • RedCine-X Pro potential crash while working with effects during video playback [3809401]

Version number 522.25 WHQL
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11
Website nVidia
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License type Freeware