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Next year Windows Store will bundle VGA drivers with games

Posted on Tuesday, December 13 2016 @ 17:49:39 CET by


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The Windows Store already has a bad reputation among enthusiasts and now news hits the wire that Microsoft is planning to bundle Windows Store video game downloads with the latest drivers for your graphics card. This new policy will be rolled out together with the Windows 10 Creators Update in Spring 2017.

As The Tech Report writes, the goal is noble but every once in a while new drivers introduce unpleasant bugs.
The goal is noble, and the theory is sound: Microsoft wants players to have the best possible experience with new games. Both Nvidia and AMD frequently release driver updates alongside big game releases, so unless you pay attention to TR's news page, it can be tough to stay up to date. New driver releases can both fix and introduce new bugs, so many gamers maintain careful control over their driver installations. Driver updates can be often be rolled back, but the process isn't always seamless, and can cause problems of its own.

This move is the latest in a line of somewhat-questionable moves that seem to be intended to address the average consumer's needs while having potentially negative effects for hardcore gamers.




 



 

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