NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 stock shortages are a non-issue thanks to GeForce NOW upgrade

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NVIDIA has announced a brand new subscription tier for its GeForce NOW streaming service.

GeForce NOW lets subscribers access and play their PC libraries on a wide selection of devices. This includes phones, tablets and select browsers, as well as PC, Mac and Android TV.

New games are added each week, including brand new releases from Steam, GOG and Epic Games, as well as classic titles from various platforms.

The advantage is that you don’t have to invest in a top-of-the-range PC to play some of the more demanding games.

NVIDIA currently offers a Free tier and a Priority tier, the latter of which lets subscribers play games at 1080p and up to 60 frames-per-second. It even supports RTX.

In a surprise announcement, NVIDIA has now unveiled a brand new, premium tier for GeForce NOW subscribers.

Channeling the power of the mighty RTX 3080 graphics card, the high performance tier lets users play in 1440p and at 120 frames-per-second on PC and Mac.

“Looking for the highest-performance cloud gaming experience possible? Welcome to our newest membership tier, GeForce NOW RTX 3080,” reads an NVIDIA post.

“Upgrade nearly any device to a GeForce RTX 3080 gaming rig.”

“The all-new GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership smashes through the 60 FPS barrier to stream a high-resolution, ultra-low latency, competitive experience.

“With exclusive access to GeForce RTX 3080 gaming servers, the shortest wait times and longest session lengths, the RTX 3080 membership takes cloud gaming to the next level.”

The only drawback right now is that the GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership is only available as a pre-order for Founders and Priority members. 

While pre-orders are available now, there’s currently no word on a full release date. Express Online has contacted NVIDIA for confirmation.

Memberships are currently being offered for £89.99, which lasts for six months.

The news coincides with the release of a fresh batch of GeForce NOW titles to stream.

This includes New World, Riders Republic and Rise of the Tomb Raider. You can see the full list below…

• Disciples: Liberation (new game launch on Steam and Epic Games Store)

• ELYON (new game launch on Steam)

• Riders Republic – (“Trial Week” on Ubisoft Connect)

• Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration (new game launch on Epic Games Store)

• Sword and Fairy 7 (new game launch on Steam)

• The Forgotten City (Steam and Epic Games Store)

• Legend of Keepers (Steam and Epic Games Store)

• New World (Steam)

• Townscaper (Steam)



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