NVIDIA has made official the debut of Portal with RTX, a ray-traced remastered version of Valve’s game that will be free for all players who already own the original.
In addition to presenting the new graphics cards (RTX 4080 and RTX 4090) during the GTC conference, NVIDIA also announced Portal with RTX which is a remastered version of the puzzle game Valve.
The new game presented by NVIDIA was developed by Lightspeed Studios with the intent to update the original version of Portal, now released in 2007 and at the same time to demonstrate the capabilities of the new GeForce RTX 40 series graphics cards.
Nvdia presented Portal with RTX during its event. A classic of video games, remastered with a new platform called Remix RTX. The game will be downloadable for free via Steam by anyone who owns the original.
The official statement explains:
The Remix RTX platform was used by NVIDIA Lightspeed Studios to reimagine Valve’s iconic Portal video game, considered one of the best video games of all time. The use of advanced graphics features such as full ray tracing and DLSS 3 make the game completely new and with an even more distinctive atmosphere. Portal with RTX will be released as free and official downloadable content in November, just in time for Portal’s 15th anniversary.
According to Nvidia, Remix RTX is a modding platformthat lets you add ray tracing after a few clicks. This is a tool that will be made available to modders to obtain particularly advanced results even on games that were not previously accessible to them.
Nibelwell-known user of Twitterhe posted a series of images coming directly from Nvidia’s presentation, showing the remastered game from Lightspeed Studios. The graphics are clearly superior to that of the original, while the ray tracing helps to enhance the atmosphere of the game, enhancing the darkest areas of the game.
In addition to demonstrating the potential of the new graphics cards, NVIDIAthrough the presentation from Portal with RTXwants to introduce to the general public, Remix RTX, a modding platform, which allows you to add ray tracing after a few clicks. It is a tool that will be made available to artists and modders to remaster old games in an advanced way. NVIDIA herself, during her presentation she showed a demo of RTX Remix which was used to enhance the graphics of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind.
Below is the video of the event GeForce Beyond from NVIDIA:
NVIDIA took part in the GTC conference, officially announcing the new GeForce RTX 40 series of GPUs, with the company revealing how it is designed to offer “unique and revolutionary performance” to gamers and more generally to content creators.
NVIDIA has officially announced the new GeForce RTX 40 series
So let’s start by saying that the new RTX 4090 GPU, the most powerful of the new series, it boasts performance up to four times higher than the previous version. These GPUs are therefore the first in the world based directly on the new NVIDIA architecture named Ada Lovelacewith the RTX 40 series cards representing a huge generational leap in terms of performance and efficiency.
Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA, also announced NVIDIA DLSS 3, what is even defined as the next-gen revolution of Deep Learning Super Sampling neural graphics technology born of the companyaimed at games and creative applications.
Quethis technology is based directly on artificial intelligencewhich is consequently capable of generating entire frames to offer gamers a greater game speed, without therefore affecting the performance of the CPU in games.