Intel introduces first universal Windows driver

For their graphics parts

Intel today introduced its Universal Windows Driver (UWD), which is compatible with operating systems that are based on Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform (UWP), such as Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019. The Universal Windows Driver, also known as Windows Modern Driver, should soon be available.

UWD is designed to replace Intel's previous graphics drivers, which have been set to Legacy status in the meantime. Intel recommend using the proper installation method if you don't want lead to minor to major system instability. The Intel Graphics Driver are compatible with Windows 10 64-bit only with the Fall Creators update installed and Intel 6th generation CPUs or newer.

The latest UWD driver comes with launch support for Artifact and Farming Simulator 2019. Intel has also made several optimisations for Fallout 4, Far Cry 5, FIFA 18, Paladins, Path of Exile, Sims 4, SMITE, Borderlands 2, Euro Truck Simulator 2, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), Rocket League and The Witcher 3. The driver helps reduce memory consumption when using the OpenGL graphics API.

As we mentioned before, these drivers are supposed to become available soon.: tomshw

News by Luca Rocchi and Marc Büchel - German Translation by Marc Büchel - Italian Translation by Francesco Daghini

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