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Fix: COD Warzone GPU Driver Version Error (Nvidia)

In this guide, we will be taking a look at fixing the graphics driver warning when launching Call Of Duty Warzone on your computer. This error is very common and can happen in games such as Fortnite and Forza on your PC.

The Warzone graphics error will pop up on your screen when you launch the game. You can bypass the warning however, you might end up encountering crashing problems or graphical issues in the Warzone game. So to avoid this I would recommend that you update the driver for your graphics card as soon as possible.

The warning will say something like “GPU driver version. To ensure best performance and functionality, we recommend updating to the latest drivers for your video card“.

Warzone error message saying GPU driver version we recommend updating to the latest drivers for your video card.

I have listed the steps below on how to update your NVIDIA graphics card driver to the latest version. This will fix the error message saying that your driver is out of date when trying to play Warzone Pacific. If you still get the message after updating your Nvidia driver then you might want to consider using DDU to do a clean install of the driver.

Why Update Your Graphics Driver?

There are many benefits to updating your graphics card driver. It can help improve the performance of your GPU making Warzone run faster on your PC and also help increase FPS in-game.

It can also help stop crashes and other issues with Warzone Pacific such as the 0xc0000005 error as well as remove any bugs or known issues with the previous driver. This makes your graphics card more stable and also can improve the performance of your Windows operating system.

Is It Free To Update NVIDIA Drivers?

Yes updating your NVIDIA graphics driver is free and you do not need to pay anything to download and install them. If you are being asked for money then you need to ensure you are getting the driver from NVIDIA actual website and not a third-party site.

How To FIX COD Warzone GPU Out Of Date:

Below are the steps for fixing the Warzone GPU out of date error message when trying to launch the game.

Firstly, you will need to know the make and model of your Nvidia video card. If you are unsure then you can check within Device Manager:

  • Right-click on the Windows start menu icon > Device Manager
  • Expand Display Adapters > You can then view your Graphics card
Device Manager showing Display adaptors expanded with NVIDIA graphics card in list.

1. You need to head here to go to NVIDIA website to download the latest driver for your GPU

2. Select your graphics card from the list > Once you have found your GPU download the driver

NVIDIA website showing driver download list for the graphics cards.

3. You can now run the setup and follow the onscreen steps

4. You will have the option to install GeForce Experience alongside the driver

5. When you get to the Installation Options you can select Custom or Express (Express is recommended) > Press Next

NVIDIA graphics driver installer showing Express install option selected.

6. Once finished go ahead and restart you computer and you will no longer receive the outdated driver wanring message when launching Warzone on your PC

I hope the above helped get rid of the GPU Driver Version error in Call Of Duty Warzone. It’s really important to ensure that you keep your NVIDIA graphics driver up to date! If you found this guide helpful then we are sure you would like our other gaming guides.

Check out the video tutorial here on how to FIX COD Warzone Pacific GPU Driver Version Error (Nvidia), if you are getting stuck.

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Christian is a technical writer and IT Technician who loves anything to do with tech new or old, He specializes in fixing issues with computers. In his own time, he enjoys gaming, movies, and exercise.