World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Beta Will Feature Ray Tracing Support

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Recently, Nvidia unveiled that its latest drivers new ray-tracing features will be available in time for the World of Warcraft: Shadowlands beta.

If you’re impatiently awaiting World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, now you have an extra reason to try the expansion’s next beta. Nvidia announced that its latest GeForce driver will support ray tracing in the upcoming World of Warcraft: Shadowlands beta. 

The announcement also promised to improve game graphics for more than 20 other new titles by extension and to boost light rendering, improving how shadows and reflections run. Here is what you need to know. 

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Beta Will Get the Ray Tracing Support: What to Expect

Some gamers might recognize the ray tracing better from console game demonstrations for both the PS5 and the Xbox Series X. As for PC players, they have already been familiarized with the graphic enhancement of ray tracing. 

Nvidia teased a new partnership with Blizzard while discussing the latest GeForce driver’s capabilities, to incorporate ray tracing into its upcoming beta for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.

Furthermore, Nvidia announced that its newest GeForce Game Ready 452.06 Driver would support the recently launched titles such as A Total War Saga: Troy and Microsoft Flight Simulator, impending games like Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater remasters, and even the latest World of Warcraft: Shadowlands expansion. 

In World of Warcraft: Shadowlands’s case, Blizzard is currently testing ray tracing in the beta. All World of Warcraft players will need to do is to join the beta experience on its website after installing the driver. 

Blizzard has been leading up to the Shadowlands release with new pre-expansion events besides the news about the ray tracing feature. 

Nvidia and Blizzard’s partnership also features the context surrounding Minecraft’s free ray tracing update. Players will be able to see improved sunlight effects and higher-quality reflective surfaces in glass and water. 

World of Warcraft is now available for PC. World of Warcraft: Shadowlands doesn’t have a confirmed launch date yet. 

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