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Nvidia Bundles 'Witcher 3,' 'Batman: Arkham Knight' With GTX 900-Series GPUs

Over the past few years, bundling games with graphics cards for added value has become a Thing, and it certainly isn't something we mind -- you buy a graphics card to play those games, after all. Today, Nvidia announced a new bundle: "Two Times The Adventure."

When purchasing a GTX 960, or a laptop that packs a GTX 980M or GTX 970M, you'll receive a code for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. If you buy a GTX 980 or GTX 970, you'll receive a code for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt as well as Batman: Arkham Knight. The Batman game is slated to hit shelves on June 23.

Both of these games are co-developed with Nvidia and feature the company's GameWorks enhancements, which makes the games look and run better on Nvidia cards. Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is known for featuring Nvidia HairWorks, which enhances the dynamics of hair on both animals and other characters, but it also supports Nvidia's HBAO+ and PhysX. Batman: Arkham Knight has support for PhysX too, featuring PhysX Clothing, PhysX Turbulence, and PhysX Destruction.

Do note that in order to qualify for the free games you will have to purchase the graphics card or laptop through a participating retailer. In the U.S., these include Amazon and Newegg as well as a handful of system builders and GPU board partners. You can find the full list here.

When you have the code, head here to redeem it.

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  • ykki
    Both of these games are co-developed with Nvidia and feature the company's GameWorks enhancements, which makes the games look and run better on Nvidia cards.
    Nope, they just run worse on AMD's.
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  • thor220
    Looks like Nvidia is quite afraid of the impending R9 300 series. If the leaks are remotely accurate, it looks like AMD's flagship card is going to beat the titan x by a decent amount and will be much cheaper.

    It's also likely that AMD will do another Never Settle Bundle, so I would wait.
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  • thor220
    Both of these games are co-developed with Nvidia and feature the company's GameWorks enhancements, which makes the games look and run better on Nvidia cards.
    Nope, they just run worse on AMD's.

    You are pretty close with this one. I think you meant that GameWorks makes the game run poor on all cards and even worse on AMD. If the past games are anything to go by, Nvidia needs to hire competent engineers that actually know what optimization is.
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  • ohim
    Why is this news on a page like this ? It`s advertising for Nvidia in a tech news page ... you could put their logo next to your website Toms(nvidia)hardware.
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  • Wisecracker
    Can't beat "Free" ...
    Though ... I'm not a big fan of either series.

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  • DarkSable
    Why is this news on a page like this ? It`s advertising for Nvidia in a tech news page ... you could put their logo next to your website Toms(nvidia)hardware.

    They do the exact same thing for AMD's never settle bundles, dude.
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  • whimseh
    I literally just bought a GTX 980, is there any way I can get Arkham Knight?
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  • Bondfc11
    Damn me for being an early adopter! I never get the bundles.
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  • Bondfc11
    15806579 said:
    Looks like Nvidia is quite afraid of the impending R9 300 series. If the leaks are remotely accurate, it looks like AMD's flagship card is going to beat the titan x by a decent amount and will be much cheaper.

    It's also likely that AMD will do another Never Settle Bundle, so I would wait.

    Pretty funny, but doubtful on the fear side. Nvidia has nearly 75% market share last I checked and continue to maintain that edge with just this type of promotion. It's fantastic brand marketing and awareness - not fear. Love Green or hate Green, but they do know what they are doing over there.
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  • Larry Litmanen
    Looks like Nvidia is quite afraid of the impending R9 300 series. If the leaks are remotely accurate, it looks like AMD's flagship card is going to beat the titan x by a decent amount and will be much cheaper.

    It's also likely that AMD will do another Never Settle Bundle, so I would wait.

    AMD was suppose to release a chip that beats Intel and a GPU that beats nVidia about 10 years ago and they still have not done so.

    One way or another they fall short.
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