Elden Ring’s Patch 1.09 adds ray tracing

Elden Ring’s Patch 1.09 adds ray tracing

Over a year since its release, FromSoftware is still making Elden Ring better than ever. The latest Update 1.09 adds a long-requested feature, Ray Tracing, as well as improvements to game balance as well as several bug fixes. This is on top of the upcoming expansion, Shadow of the Erdtree



If you’re using PC, note that even turning on ray tracing will mean a heavier load on your machine. Make sure you can handle the feature by checking out the specs below. 

Minimum Requirements (1080p - Low Ray Tracing)

  • OS: WINDOWS 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-10600K or AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti 8 GB / AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT, 12 GB

Recommended Specs (1080p - High Ray Tracing)

  • OS: WINDOWS 11
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-10700K or AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB / AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT 16 GB

Apart from Ray Tracing, the developers made balance adjustments to several abilities used in PvP, particularly in the Coliseum. Abilities like Inescapable Frenzy and Lifesteal Fist have been improved, while some skills like two-handed jumping attacks have been nerfed. You can find the complete list on the Bandai Namco site linked by the tweet.

In related news, Elden Ring won more awards today at the recent Game Developers Convention in San Francisco. Elden Ring picked up Best Visual Art, Best Design, and Game of the Year in the Game Developer Choice Awards, which is voted on by developers themselves. God of War Ragnarok isn’t far behind, winning Best Audio, Best Technology, and the Audience Award.

Update 1.09 is live now. If you haven’t tried this FromSoftware masterpiece, you can get an Elden Ring PS5 key at the best prices from our comparator. Better grab it before Shadow of the Erdtree arrives.


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