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GFN Thursday: GeForce NOW Latency Efficiency



Mar 19, 2022

GeForce NOW’s RTX 3080 membership is the following era of cloud gaming. This GFN Thursday seems to be at one of many tier’s main advantages: ultra-low-latency streaming from the cloud.

This week additionally brings a brand new app replace that lets members log in by way of Discord, a members-only World of Warships reward and eight titles becoming a member of the GeForce NOW library.

Full Pace Forward

The GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership tier is type of like magic. When members play on underpowered PCs, Macs, Chromebooks, SHIELD TVs, Android units, iPhones and iPads, they’re streaming the total PC video games that they personal with all the advantages of GeForce RTX 3080 GPUs — like ultra-low latency.

Just a few milliseconds of latency — the time it takes from a keystroke or mouse click on to seeing the outcome on display — will be the distinction between a round-winning second and a disappointing delay within the game.

The GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership, powered by GeForce NOW SuperPODs, reduces latency by way of quicker game rendering, extra environment friendly encoding and better streaming body charges. Every step helps ship cloud gaming that rivals many native gaming experiences.

With game rendering on the brand new SuperPODs, all GeForce NOW RTX 3080 members will really feel a discernible discount in latency. Nevertheless, GeForce NOW RTX 3080 members enjoying on the PC, Mac and Android apps will observe the best advantages by streaming at as much as 120 frames per second.

The outcome? Digital Foundry proclaimed it’s “the very best streaming system we’ve performed.”

Which means whether or not you’re hitting your pictures in Rainbow Six Siege, utilizing a game-changing means in Apex Legends and even sweating out a fast-paced shooter like Counter-Strike: International Offensive, it’s all streaming in actual time on GeForce NOW.

However don’t simply take our phrase for it. We requested a number of cloud gaming consultants to place the GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership to the take a look at. Cloud Gaming Xtreme checked out how shut RTX 3080 click-to-pixel latency is to their native PC, whereas GameTechPlanet known as it “the one to beat in relation to cloud gaming, for image high quality, graphics, and enter latency.”

And Digital Cloud famous the latency outcomes “actually shocked me simply how good it felt,” and that “when swapping from my native PC to play on GeForce NOW, I actually couldn’t inform a distinction in any respect.”

Reside within the Future

On high of this, the membership comes with the longest gaming session size for GeForce NOW — clocking in at eight wonderful hours. It additionally permits full management to customise in-game graphics settings and RTX ON, rendering environments in cinematic high quality for supported video games.

Cyberpunk 2077 on GeForce NOW
Discover Evening Metropolis with RTX ON, all streaming from the cloud with RTX 3080-class efficiency.

Which means RTX 3080 members can expertise titles like Cyberpunk 2077 with maximized, uninterrupted playtime at lovely, immersive cinematic high quality. Avid gamers may benefit from the title’s new replace – Patch 1.5 – launched earlier this week, including ray-traced shadows from native lights and introducing quite a lot of enhancements and high quality of life possibilities throughout the board, together with contemporary items of free extra content material.

With improved Fixer and Gig gameplay, enhanced UI and crowd response AI, map and open world tweaks, new narrative interactions, weapons, gear, customization choices and extra, now’s the very best time to stream Cyberpunk 2077 with RTX ON.

Able to play? Begin gaming in the present day with a six-month GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership for $99.99, with 10 % off for Founders. Take a look at our membership FAQ for extra info.

Dive Into the Cloud with Discord within the 2.0.38 Replace

The brand new GeForce NOW replace improves login choices for players by supporting Discord as a handy new account creation and login choice for his or her NVIDIA accounts. Members can now use their Discord logins to entry their GeForce NOW accounts. That’s one much less password to recollect.

The two.0.38 replace on GeForce NOW PC and Mac apps additionally helps Discord’s Wealthy Presence function, which lets members simply show the game they’re at present enjoying of their Discord consumer standing. The function will be enabled or disabled by way of the GeForce NOW settings menu.

‘World of Warships’ Rewards

GeForce NOW delivers top-level efficiency and gaming goodies to members enjoying on the cloud.

World of Warship Rewards on GeForce NOW
Say ‘ahoy’ to those two superior ships arriving in the present day.

In celebration of the second anniversary of GeForce NOW, GFN Thursdays in February are filled with rewards.

Immediately, members can get rewards for the naval warfare battle game World of Warships. Add two new ships to your fleet this week with Charleston or Dreadnought, redeemable for gamers by way of the World of Warships portal primarily based on playtime within the game.

Getting membership rewards for streaming video games on the cloud is straightforward. Log in to your NVIDIA account and choose “GEFORCE NOW” from the header, scroll all the way down to “REWARDS” and click on the “UPDATE REWARDS SETTINGS” button. Test the field within the dialogue window that exhibits as much as begin receiving particular provides and in-game goodies.

Join the GeForce NOW e-newsletter, together with notifications for when rewards can be found, by logging into your NVIDIA account and deciding on “PREFERENCES” from the header. Test the “Gaming & Leisure” field, and “GeForce NOW” beneath subject preferences, to obtain the most recent updates.

Prepared, Set … Game!

SpellMaster the Saga on GeForce NOW
Grasp your magic expertise to change into a sorcerer and save an {uncharted} world from impending catastrophe in SpellMaster: The Saga.

GFN Thursday all the time brings in a brand new batch of video games for members to play. Catch the next eight new titles able to stream this week:

  • SpellMaster: The Saga (New launch on Steam)
  • Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation (Steam)
  • Citadel: Cast With Fireplace (Steam)
  • Galactic Civilizations III (Steam)
  • Haven (Steam)
  • Folks Playground (Steam)
  • Prepare Valley 2 (Steam)
  • Valley (Steam)

We make each effort to launch video games on GeForce NOW as near their launch as doable, however, in some situations, video games will not be obtainable instantly.

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(An earlier model of the weblog incorrectly directed customers to redeem their reward on the Epic Video games Retailer. The proper redemption info is now included.)

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