Put your new GPU through its paces with the best looking, most demanding games on PC.

The best games to show off your fancy new graphics card

Cyberpunk 2077

Despite its rough launch, there's no denying this is a game bursting with eye candy. This busy open world really puts your GPU to work, especially when you turn on ray tracing.

Release:‌ Dec 10, 2020
Platforms: Epic Games Store, GOG, Steam

Dying Light 2

One of the most picturesque post-apocalypses around, Dying Light 2 packs a surprising amount of beauty into its zombie-infested city. Its use of ray tracing is also tremendous. 

Release:‌ Feb 4, 2022
Platforms: Epic Games Store, Steam

Hitman 3

Agent 47's final (for now) mission sends the stoic assassin to striking locations—complex spaces filled with dynamic crowds, dramatic lighting, and some of the best rain around. 

Release:‌ Jan 20, 2021
Platforms: Epic Games Store, Steam

Metro Exodus

Whether traipsing through gloomy marshes or idyllic autumnal forests, the ray-traced environments of this memorably moody open world will get your shiny new GPU sweating. 

Release:‌ Feb 15, 2019
Platforms: Epic Games Store, Steam

Microsoft Flight Simulator

One of the most graphically demanding games ever made, Flight Sim can bring even an RTX 3090 to its knees. On the highest settings, this thing looks like real flight footage.

Release:‌ Feb 15, 2019
Platforms: Epic Games Store, Steam

Red Dead Redemption 2

This Wild West sanbox serves up a feast to satisfy even the most graphics-hungry cowboys. The sprawling plains, intimidating storms and lush forests look sensational on a high-end GPU.

Release:‌ Nov 5, 2018
Platforms: Epic Games Store, Rockstar Store, Steam

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

The quality of the tessellation, HDR and ambient occlusion on display in SOTTR add huge depth to the already moody locations Lara must conquer. The ray-traced shadows also impress. 

Release:‌ Sep 14, 2018
Platforms: Epic Games Store, Steam

Total War: Warhammer 3

Total War has always been the perfect series to test a big hardware upgrade, and the gargantuan battles of extremely detailed, extremely animated troops will give any GPU a major workout.

Release:‌ Feb 17, 2022
Platforms: Epic Games Store, Steam

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