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NVIDIA Rolls Out 'Forza Horizon 5' DLSS 3 Performance Boost, DLSS 2 For 5 Additional Games

by Rainier on March 28, 2023 @ 9:25 a.m. PDT

This week, the list of DLSS games continues to expand with Forza Horizon 5Deceive Inc., TchiaGripperSmallandSurvive the Wilds and Last of Us Part I all getting DLSS performance upgrades.

With over 280 DLSS-enhanced games and apps available today, it is clear that NVIDIA DLSS is being adapted at a rapid pace. In fact, DLSS 3 is now accelerating performance in 29 released games, an adoption rate 7X faster than that of DLSS 2’s in the 6 months of release. Following GDC 2023, all developers now have access to the DLSS 3 plug-ins and NVIDIA Streamline to add the AI-powered technology to their games. And we are improving the tools for the press to use to properly review DLSS.

Forza Horizon 5 Gets a DLSS 3 Performance Upgrade Today

Forza Horizon 5 drivers, start your engines! DLSS 2 has been accelerating gameplay in Forza Horizon 5 since November 8, 2022, with 84% of RTX gamers playing with DLSS ON. The new update hits today and will bring DLSS 3 and Reflex support to Forza Horizon 5. When activated, DLSS 3 enables GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs to break the 120 FPS barrier at 4K with every setting maxed out.

With DLSS 3, DLSS 2, and NVIDIA Reflex all supported, GeForce RTX gamers will receive the definitive Forza Horizon 5 experience, enhanced with ray tracing and AI-powered performance boosts.

DLSS Games List Grows by 5

With DLSS 2 plugins available for both Unreal and Unity, and integration documentation available publicly from the NVIDIA Developer webpage, DLSS 2 can be added to games in as little as a day, giving millions of GeForce RTX gamers a superior experience. This ease of integration and massive install base make it a no-brainer for developers to incorporate, leading to a massive surge in DLSS 2 adoption, in everything from AAA blockbusters to indie titles developed by a single person.

The most recent DLSS 2 games include:

  • Deceive Inc. - Available now with DLSS 2
  • Tchia - Available now with DLSS 2
  • Smalland: Survive the Wilds - launching tomorrow in Early Access with DLSS 2 (March 29th)
  • Last of Us Part 1 - ships today with DLSS 2 support (March 28)
  • Gripper - Gets a DLSS 2 upgrade this week (March 29)

DLSS Frame Generation Available Now For All Developers

DLSS support is growing fast, and it is about to get a boost of its own.

At GDC last week, NVIDIA made DLSS Frame Generation publicly available for developers to integrate into their games and applications. The public release of our DLSS Frame Generation plugins will allow even more developers to adopt the framerate-boosting technology. DLSS Frame Generation is now also available to access via NVIDIA Streamline, an open-source, cross-vendor framework that simplifies the integration of super resolution technologies in 3D games and app.

DLSS Image Quality Comparisons Get Better with NVIDIA ICAT Video Analysis Enhancements 

NVIDIA Image Comparison & Analysis Tool (ICAT) helps anyone quickly analyze image quality between screenshots and videos, and works on any Windows PC. It is critical for helping press determine the proper settings when doing image quality analysis. With the latest update, we now support HEVC format videos for comparison and the ability to export your analysis as a video file.

NVIDIA ICAT allows users to easily compare up to 4 screenshots or videos with sliders, side-by-sides, and pixel peeping zoom-ins. Align comparisons spatially and temporally, examine the differences, and draw your conclusions.

Download the NVIDIA Image Comparison and Analysis Tool here.

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