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How to fix Horizon Zero Dawn Texture Flickering on PC (NVIDIA)

Horizon Zero Dawn Texture Flickering
Horizon Zero Dawn

Horizon Zero Dawn is an action role-playing game from Guerrilla Games and Sony Interactive EntertainmentThe title originally came out on the PS4 back in 2017 but is now available on PC as well. There are a few technical problems players are running into at launch, sadly. If you want to fix the Horizon Zero Dawn Texture Flickering while using an NVIDIA GPU, here’s how.

Guerrilla Games have acknowledged the problems, and are working to fix these in upcoming patches.

Horizon Zero Dawn Texture Flickering

Some NVIDIA users have reported that they are facing texture flickering while playing the game. You can fix this problem by following the methods below.

Fix 1: Delete the shader cache

  • Head over to where the game is installed and open the LocalCacheDX12 folder
  • Now, delete PSOCache.bin
  • Let the game relaunch and recompile its shaders

Fix 2: Restore Horizon Zero Dawn Profile in Control Panel

  • Open the NVIDIA Control Panel
  • In 3D Settings, head over to Manage 3D Settings
  • Now, select Horizon Zero Dawn in the programs, and click on the Restore button

Fix 3: Downgrade GPU Drivers

You can also try downloading a previous driver version for your NVIDIA GPU. The last stable one is
451.67.

These methods should fix the problem for you. If not, you will have to wait for a patch from the developers.

While you are here, make sure you check out our other guides for Horizon Zero Dawn as well.

HORIZON ZERO DAWN ON STEAM

You can now purchase the title on Steam from the following link.

HORIZON ZERO DAWN ON EPIC GAMES STORE

You can now purchase the title on Epic Games Store from the following link.

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