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All ray tracing games on PC: AMD Radeon and Nvidia RTX ray tracing

The best graphics cards all support ray tracing now, whether you use an Nvidia RTX card or an AMD Radeon one (assuming it’s from the RX 6000 range or perhaps one of the latest RX 7000-series cards). We rounded up every game that supports ray tracing on PC now, as well as several titles that will support the sophisticated lighting tech in the future.

Ray tracing is demanding on your graphics card, but the list of ray tracing PC games continues to grow. If you don’t want to sort through the mess, make sure to read our roundup on the best ray-tracing PC games to know which ones to download first. And if you’re a beginner, jump to the bottom section to find out what you need for ray tracing on PC.

Ray-tracing PC games available now

Ray tracing demonstration in Doom Eternal.
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Although dozens of games support ray tracing, it doesn’t always come in the same form. Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition only uses ray tracing, for example, while Forza Horizon 5 doesn’t have ray tracing in the main game (just in the showroom for your cars). Both are still among the best games to show off your PC, though.

The good news is that games support AMD Radeon and Nvidia RTX ray tracing now, so you don’t have to be worried about getting locked out with a specific graphics card. Here are all of the ray tracing games on PC you can play now:

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem
  • Amid Evil 
  • Arcadegeddon
  • Aron’s Adventure
  • Batora: Lost Haven
  • Battlefield 2042
  • Battlefield V
  • Blind Fate: Edo no Yami
  • Brickadia
  • Bright Memory
  • Bright Memory: Infinite
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Call of the Sea
  • Chernobylite
  • Chorus
  • Control
  • Conway: Disappearance at Dahlia View
  • Crysis Remastered
  • Crysis 2 Remastered
  • Crysis 3 Remastered
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Deathloop
  • Dead Space (2023)
  • Deliver Us to the Moon
  • Dirt 5
  • Dolmen
  • Doom Eternal
  • Dying Light 2 Stay Human
  • Elden Ring
  • Escape from Naraka
  • Exit From
  • Everspace 2
  • Exit From
  • F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch
  • F1 2021
  • F1 22
  • Far Cry 6
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach
  • Fobia — St. Dinfna Hotel
  • Forspoken
  • Fortnite
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Forza Motorsport
  • Fritz Chess 18
  • Gears 5
  • Ghostrunner
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo
  • Godfall
  • Gotham Knights
  • Gungrave G.O.R.E
  • Grid Legends
  • Gripper
  • Halo Infinite
  • Helios
  • Hell Pie
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • Hello Neighbor 2 
  • Hitman 3
  • Hitman: World of Assassination
  • Hood: Outlaws & Legends
  • House of Ashes
  • Icarus
  • In The Black
  • Industria
  • Jurassic World Evolution 2
  • Justice Online
  • JX3 Online
  • Layers of Fear (2023)
  • Lego Builder’s Journey
  • Lies of P
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Little Nightmares II
  • Loopmancer
  • Maneater
  • Martha is Dead
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Marvel’s Midnight Suns
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries
  • Metro Exodus
  • Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition (always on)
  • Minecraft: Bedrock Edition
  • Moonlight Blade
  • Mortal Online 2
  • Mortal Shell
  • Myst (2021)
  • Myth of Empires
  • Observer: System Redux
  • Paradise Killer
  • Poker Club
  • Portal RTX
  • Pumpkin Jack
  • Quake II RTX
  • Q.U.B.E. 10th Anniversary
  • Raji: An Ancient Epic
  • Redout: Space Assault
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Resident Evil 3
  • Resident Evil 4 
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal
  • Ride 4
  • Ring of Elysium
  • Rune II
  • Sackboy: A Big Adventure
  • Saints Row
  • Severed Steel
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Sniper Elite 5
  • Sonic Robo Blast 2
  • Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl
  • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  • Stay in the Light
  • Steelrising
  • Stray
  • Sword and Fairy 7
  • Synced
  • Teardown (always on)
  • The Ascent
  • The Callisto Protocol
  • The Devil in Me
  • The DioField Chronicle
  • The Fabled Woods
  • The Idolmaster: Starlit Season
  • The King of Fighters XV
  • The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
  • The Medium
  • The Moonlight Blade
  • The Persistence
  • The Riftbreaker
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Titan Station
  • To Hell With It
  • Tower of Fantasy
  • Trail Out
  • Turbo Sloths
  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide
  • War Thunder
  • Watch Dogs: Legion
  • Wolfenstein: Youngblood
  • World of Warcraft
  • Wrench
  • Xuan-Yuan Sword VII

Ray tracing games coming soon

Geralt looking at mountain in The Witcher 3.
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Ray tracing is launching in new games and coming to old ones all the time, so we rounded up ray-tracing PC games that are coming soon. Some of these titles are new releases that will include ray tracing — such as Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered — while others will receive a ray tracing update at some point (like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt).

There are new ray tracing games coming all the time and even more with reported updates in the works. We kept our list to games that are confirmed to have ray tracing, but the list of upcoming games with the tech is likely much larger. Here are all of the ray-tracing PC games coming soon:

  • Atomic Heart
  • Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora
  • Black Myth: Wukong
  • On Air
  • Skull and Bones
  • The Day Before
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2

What you need for ray tracing on PC

RTX 3080 graphics cards among other GPUs.
Jacob Roach / Digital Trends.

Ray tracing isn’t available across the board on PC, even if you’re playing a game with ray tracing support. You need an Nvidia RTX or AMD Radeon RX 6000 or AMD Radeon RX 7000 GPU with the latest graphics card driver installed.

Although ray tracing is a staple of modern GPUs, that doesn’t make it any less demanding. Nvidia offers Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) for its cards to improve performance. On the other hand, AMD has FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR), which works with both Nvidia and AMD cards. We recommend turning on either one of those, if they are available if you want to play a game with ray tracing.

You may want to consider DLSS 3 frame generation, or FSR frame generation too, though those technologies are only supported by a handful of games at the time of writing.

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