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Games that support NVIDIA RTX ray tracing technology

Here are the games slated to feature NVIDIA RTX ray tracing technology, including Metro Exodus and Battlefield 5.


NVIDIA co-founder and CEO Jensen Huang took to the stage at Gamescom 2018 to present the company's latest RTX line of graphics cards. Utilizing the absolute latest technologies, these GPUs will be capable of real-time ray tracing technology, a huge step forward for graphics in gaming. More than that, Haung revealed that several current-generation games will soon have support for RTX ray tracing technology, and we've got the list of supported titles below.

List of RTX supported games

Here's the list of games that fans can expect to have support for RTX-enabled graphics technology like ray tracing. A few of the games also have all-new RTX trailers, the likes of which we've featured below.

Battlefield 5

Metro Exodus

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Other games with planned NVIDIA RTX support:

  • Ark: Survival Evolved
  • Assetto Corsa Competizione
  • Atomic Heart
  • Control
  • Dauntless
  • In Death
  • Enlisted
  • Final Fantasy XV
  • The Forge Arena
  • Fractured Lands
  • Hitman 2
  • Justice
  • JK3
  • Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries
  • PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
  • Remnant from the Ashes
  • Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass
  • We Happy Few

What exactly is ray tracing?

Most of the buzz surrounding NVIDIA's latest RTX graphics cards is based on ray tracing, a rendering technique that boasts impressive detail to light, shadows, and reflections. Normally reserved for high-end rendering systems used in movie production, NVIDIA's new technology is able to render ray traced graphics in real time, meaning players can enjoy the highest possible graphical fidelity — a new high bar for the entire industry, as far as we can tell.

NVIDIA has several ray tracing demonstrations to help fans realize the power of the technology, and we've featured one of them above. For a more in-depth look at ray tracing and the capabilities of NVIDIA RTX, be sure to check out the ray tracing guide featured on the GeForce website.

We're still waiting to learn more about NVIDIA RTX real-time ray tracing technology, and that includes performance benchmarks for the company's upcoming RTX graphics cards. NVIDIA likely has plans to unveil more details during Gamescom 2018, but we do know that the new RTX cards are expected to begin shipping on September 20.

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