When you launch your favorite game, you play it instantly. That’s what it means to be Game ready on GeForce NOW. The experience has been optimized for cloud gaming and includes Game Ready driver performance improvements. NVIDIA handles game updates and patches. And when a game supports RTX, you can play it on GeForce NOW with stunning ray-traced graphics and DLSS 2.0.
The GeForce NOW library continues to grow. In an effort to help spotlight games coming to the service, we’re moving to a monthly cadence to announcing new instant access games. Games will continue to be published every week – with new game launches available day and date, and catalog games released every Thursday – but now our members and your readers will be able to find out more about what’s to come a little more in advance.
It’s a jam-packed GFN Thursday
This week, the acclaimed action role-playing game Lost Ark is available to gamers on almost any device, streaming on GeForce NOW. And that’s not all
GFN Thursday also offers an improved experience in the 2.0.40 update. M1-based MacBooks, iMacs and Mac Minis are now natively supported
Additionally, membership gift cards can now be redeemed for RTX 3080, a membership reward for the “Heroic Edition” of Guild Wars 2, and 14 new games are joining the GeForce NOW library this week.
Embark on an Odyssey
Visit Arkesia, the vast and dynamic world of Lost Ark, now streaming on PC, Mac, Chromebook and more with GeForce NOW.
Explore new lands and encounter vibrant cultures, strange creatures and unexpected wonders waiting to be discovered. Search for lost treasures in dungeons, test your mettle in epic quests, show your strength in intense raids against enemies and face off in expert PvP duels. Do it all solo, in a group with friends or with other players in this huge open world.
Forge your own destiny on almost any device. Play according to your fighting style with iconic character classes – each with their own distinct abilities – at up to 1440p or 1600p and 120fps on PC and up to 4K on SHIELD TV with an RTX 3080 subscription.
Choose weapons and equipment to help you on your mobile gaming journey on the go. Immerse yourself in non-combat skills, crafting, guilds, social systems, and other rich features that bring the world to life, even streaming to a MacBook at up to 1600p or an iMac at up to 1440p.
The adventure is yours. Stream it all on GeForce NOW.
Take it to the next level with the GeForce NOW 2.0.40 update
The latest cloud update allows the macOS GeForce NOW application to natively support the Apple M1 chip. This update delivers lower power consumption, faster application startup times, and a high overall GeForce NOW experience on M1-based MacBooks, iMacs, and Mac Minis.
Upgrading brings additional benefits to members.
Members can more easily discover new games to play in the app with the added Genre row at the bottom of the Games menu. Useful sorting options include the ability to see all games available in specific regions and by device type, and several filters can help narrow down the list.
Finally, members can enjoy an improved streaming stats overlay that now includes server-side rendering frame rates. The overlay quickly switches between Standard/Compact/Off using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+N. Members can complete their entire login process at play.geforcenow.com in the same browser tab.
Give the gift of the game
What’s better than playing with the power of a GeForce RTX 3080? Try giving that power to a loved one, streaming from the cloud.
GeForce NOW RTX 3080 subscriptions are now available as digital gift cards with two-, three-, and six-month options. GeForce NOW Membership Gift Cards can be used to redeem either an RTX 3080 subscription or a Priority subscription, depending on the recipient’s preference, so you can’t go wrong.
Spoil a special gamer in your life by giving them access to the cloud on their devices or bringing a friend to the service to party and play.
Gift cards can be added to an existing GeForce NOW account or redeemed for a new one. Existing Founders, Priority, and RTX 3080 members will see the number of months added to their accounts. For more information, visit the GeForce NOW website.
Heroic Quality Rewards
This week, members can receive the “Heroic Edition” of ArenaNet’s critically acclaimed free-to-play massively multiplayer online role-playing game Guild Wars 2. Suit of Legacy Armor, an 18-slot inventory expansion and four heroic boosters.
Getting membership rewards for cloud game streaming is easy. Log into your NVIDIA account and select “GEFORCE NOW” in the header, scroll down to “REWARDS” and click the “UPDATE REWARDS SETTINGS” button. Check the box in the dialog window that appears to start receiving special offers and in-game gifts.
Sign up for the GeForce NOW newsletter, including notifications when rewards are available, by logging into your NVIDIA account and selecting “PREFERENCES” in the header. Check “Gaming & Entertainment” and “GeForce NOW” under topic preferences.
No time like recess
To top it off, GFN Thursday has new games to play, as always. Members can look for the following 14 games set to stream this week:
- Dune: The Spice Wars (New version on Steam)
- Holomento (New version on Steam)
- prehistoric kingdom (New version on Steam and Epic Games Store)
- Romans: Age of Caesar (New version on Steam)
- craft sea (New version on Steam)
- Trigon: space history (New version on Steam)
- Vampire: The Masquerade – Blood Hunt (New version on Steam)
- Conan Exiles (Epic Games Store)
- Crawl (Steam)
- Flashing Lights – Police, Firefighting & Emergency Services Simulator (Steam)
- Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition (Steam)
- Jupiter Hell (Steam)
- lost ark (Steam)
- CRESTA SOIL (Steam)