A lot of news recently came from NVIDIA. First, the company launched their new GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs which offer “up to 2x the performance and 1.9x the power efficiency over the previous Turing-based generation.” This allows for improved AI gaming and real-time ray tracing to help games look a lot better.
In addition, the new NVIDIA Reflex tool is all about lowering latency to help gamers be better and win more. NVIDIA Broadcast is designed to help streamers improve their streams with “RTX-accelerated AI effects, such as audio noise removal, virtual background effects and webcam auto frame.” A third technology revealed was NVIDIA Omniverse Machinima which is designed to help creators who make Machinama content have an easier time creating more quality content.
Also, it was revealed that Fortnite is getting real-time ray tracing with the launch of Season 4. This is sure to make one of the msot popular games out there even more popular. Fans will be able to enjoy ray-traced reflections, shadows, global illumination, and ambient occlusion as well as improved frame rates and graphics with NVIDIA DLSS AI technology.
The RTX 3070 will be available in October and start at $499, the 3080 will be available on September 17 starting at $699, and the 3090 will be available on September 24 starting at $1499. Also, for a limited time, anyone who purchases one of the cards will receive a PC code for Watch Dogs: Legion and a free 1-year subscription to NVIDIA GeForce NOW cloud gaming service.