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If you happen to’re been making an attempt in useless to buy an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 or RTX 3090 over the last month, now you’ll be capable to miss out on a free copy of the hotly anticipated Call of Responsibility: Black Ops Cold War, too. Kidding, kidding. However in case you’re lucky sufficient to pick up one of Nvidia’s hard-to-get “Ampere” graphics cards (or a prebuilt PC with one inside) by December 10, you’ll get a free copy of CODBOCW (lol) too.

As standard with this type of deal, you’ll need to purchase your {hardware} by means of taking part retailers. You’ll find a list of these on Nvidia’s devoted Call of Responsibility: Black Ops Cold War bundle web page.

Nvidia and Activision have labored intently to deliver progressive graphics features to the Call of Responsibility games in current months. Final year’s Fashionable Warfare was one of the first triple-A games to help real-time ray tracing and prompted a GeForce bundle of its personal. Since then, Fashionable Warfare and its free Call of Responsibility: Warzone spinoff grew to become two of the first games to help Nvidia’s latency-reducing Reflex tech.

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Call of Responsibility: Black Ops Cold War will likely be brimming with Nvidia features when it launches on November 13. Whereas last year’s Fashionable Warfare caught to ray tracing for shadows alone, limiting its visible punch, Black Ops Cold War will feature ray tracing for three totally different lighting results: ambient occlusion, native shadows, and solar shadows. In fact, it’ll also embrace Nvidia’s magical DLSS 2.0 to help claw back body charges misplaced to ray tracing’s affect. Past that, CODBOCW will help Nvidia Reflex, Ansel super screenshots, and Nvidia Highlights that routinely capture your most wonderful kills, deaths, and “holy smokes!” moments with Shadowplay.

Whilst you’ll get a free copy of the game with Nvidia’s high-end GeForce RTX 3080 and 3090, you won’t get Black Ops Cold War in case you buy the new GeForce RTX 3070. Curious what the latest Call of Responsibility game performs like? We gave the beta a whirl on PCWorld’s YouTube channel a pair of weeks in the past:

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Senior editor Brad Chacos covers gaming and graphics for PCWorld, and runs the morning news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive. He tweets too.