Horizon Zero Dawnis an action role-playing game from Guerrilla Gamesand Sony Interactive Entertainment. The 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.