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Here are all the confirmed ray tracing and DLSS games so far

Get your RTX and RDNA 2 graphics cards at the ready

Ray tracing is the hot new graphics tech of 2021, and one of the biggest reasons to upgrade to one of today's best graphics cards. The number of ray tracing games is steadily increasing with each passing month, too, so I've created this list of all the confirmed ray tracing games you can play on PC right now to help you keep track of them all, as well which ones will be getting ray tracing support in the future. And because ray tracing tends to go hand in hand with Nvidia's performance-boosting DLSS tech these days, I've also listed all the current and upcoming games that support DLSS as well.

Previously, you needed an Nvidia RTX card to take advantage of ray tracing, but now that AMD's Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards have launched, you can now take advantage of these realistic reflections and lighting effects on both AMD and Nvidia hardware. What's more, Intel's upcoming Xe desktop graphics cards are also set to support ray tracing when they eventually arrive later this year, giving you even more choice when it comes to buying a ray tracing-capable GPU.

Right now, the number of ray tracing games you can actually play on PC is still pretty small, but it's slowly getting larger. Indeed, now that the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 have both launched as well, it's only a matter of time before this list starts getting even bigger. Both of these next-gen consoles have built-in ray tracing support, which will hopefully mean that more developers will start adding ray tracing to their games as a matter of course. For now, though, these are all the ray tracing games on PC you can play right now.

Ray tracing games you can play right now:

  • Amid Evil
  • Battlefield V
  • Bright Memory Infinite
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
  • Control
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Crysis Remastered
  • Deliver Us The Moon
  • Dirt 5
  • Fortnite
  • Ghostrunner
  • Justice
  • Mechwarrior V: Mercenaries
  • Metro Exodus
  • Minecraft
  • Moonlight Blade
  • Observer: System Redux
  • Pumpkin Jack
  • Quake II RTX
  • Ring Of Elysium
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Stay in the Light
  • The Medium
  • Watch Dogs Legion
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood
  • World Of Warcraft: Shadowlands
  • Xuan-Yuan Sword VII

As you can see, the list of ray tracing games you can play right now is pretty small. The good news is that more ray tracing games are on the way, and below you'll find all the other upcoming ray tracing games we currently know about. There's no guarantee these games will get ray tracing at launch - we're still waiting for Doom Eternal's ray tracing support, for example, and Assetto Corsa Competizione ended up cancelling its ray tracing support altogether. With a little bit of luck, though, the games you see below should eventually join the ray tracing games listed above.

Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the big ray tracing games of 2020.

Ray tracing games on the way:

  • Atomic Heart
  • Boundary
  • Dying Light 2
  • Doom Eternal
  • Enlisted
  • Far Cry 6
  • FIST: Forged In Shadow Torch
  • Five Nights At Freddy's Security Breach
  • Godfall
  • Hitman 3
  • Justice Online
  • JX Online 3
  • Mortal Shell
  • Ready Or Not
  • Synced: Off-Planet
  • The Riftbreaker
  • The Witcher III: Complete Edition
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2
The introduction of DLSS 2.0 in games such as Death Stranding marked a real turning point for Nvidia's performance-boosting upscaling tech. Whereas previous DLSS games looked noticeably blurry with DLSS enabled, DLSS 2.0 is now indistinguishable from a game's native resolution.

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, the number of DLSS games you can play right now is also pretty minuscule. Unlike ray tracing, these games do require the use of an Nvidia RTX card here, as DLSS is a proprietary technology exclusive to Nvidia. It's an AI-powered upscaling technology that helps to boost performance at higher resolutions (particularly when you've got ray tracing enabled), and many of today's big ray tracing games such as Watch Dogs Legions simply aren't playable without it. AMD are also working on their own competing technology to rival DLSS called FidelityFX Super Resolution, but it's not currently available on their RX 6000 graphics cards, and there's currently no word on when it will arrive either. I'll keep you up to date as soon as more information becomes available.

DLSS games you can play right now:

  • Amid Evil
  • Anthem
  • Battlefield V
  • Bright Memory
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  • Control
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Death Stranding
  • Deliver Us The Moon
  • F1 2020
  • Final Fantasy XV
  • Fortnite
  • Ghostrunner
  • Iron Conflict
  • Justice
  • Marvel's Avengers
  • Mechwarrior V: Mercenaries
  • Metro Exodus
  • Minecraft
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Mount & Blade II Bannerlord
  • Nioh 2: The Complete Edition
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • The Medium
  • Watch Dogs Legion
  • Wolfenstein Youngblood

According to Nvidia, there are lots more DLSS games on the way, too. That said, several games they've announced over the past two years still haven't received their intended DLSS support yet, and consequently I've removed some of the titles that were previously included on this list, as even Nvidia seem to have forgotten about them in their most recent DLSS announcements. Instead, the games below are definitely confirmed to be getting DLSS support, based on the most recent information available to us.

DLSS games on the way:

  • Atomic Heart
  • Boundary
  • Call Of Duty: Warzone
  • Edge Of Eternity
  • FIST: Forged In Shadow Torch
  • Five Nights At Freddy's Security Breach
  • JX3
  • Mortal Shell
  • Outriders
  • Ready Or Not (early access launch)
  • Scavengers
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2
  • Xuan-Yuan Sword VII

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Katharine Castle

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Katharine writes about all the bits that go inside your PC so you can carry on playing all those lovely games we like talking about so much. Very partial to JRPGs and the fetching of quests. She's also RPS' resident deals herald.

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