Elden Ring: Patch 1.09 Brings Ray Tracing and Balance Adjustments

Published: Mar. 23, 2023
Updated: Mar. 23, 2023

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This morning, the lands between were closed for all tarnished. Because at this time From Software rolled out the new patch 1.09 for Elden Ring, which includes a long-awaited feature as well as numerous balance adjustments and bug fixes.

For a long time, the tarnished have been hoping that Ray tracing support would finally be introduced for Elden Ring. With patch 1.09, From Sofware has now fulfilled this wish. What else the new update brings, you can read in this article.

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Elden Ring Patch 1.09 Brings Ray Tracing Support

With the new feature, console, and PC players can immerse themselves even more intensively in Elden Ring. However, this also requires the appropriate hardware, at least for tarnished who play on the computer. Thus, Bandai Namco points out in the patch notes that Ray Tracing can impact frame rate and resolution.


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Minimum System Requirements for Ray Tracing

  • Operating system: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-10600K or AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, 8 GB or AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT, 12 GB
  • Graphics settings: 1080p, low quality, low Ray Tracing

Recommended System Requirements for Ray Tracing

  • Operating system: Windows 11
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-10700K or AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 3070Ti, 8GB or AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT, 16 GB
  • Graphics settings: 1080p, high quality, high Ray tracing

If your PC has the necessary hardware, you can activate Ray Tracing for Elden Ring as follows:

  • Console: Game Options > Ray Tracing
  • PC: Graphics > Ray Tracing quality

Elden Ring Patch Notes 1.09

In addition to Ray Tracing support, Bandai Namco has made numerous balance adjustments. These affect both the PvP system and the general single-player gameplay.

In addition, some changes have been made to the Ashes of War, and a list of bugs has been fixed. The complete list with all adjustments and bug fixes can be found here.

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Markus has been part of our Guided.news team since June 2022 and writes about many topics as a dedicated gamer. But he is especially fond of Path of Exile and other ARPGs.
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