How to Manually Add Game to GeForce Experience

How to Manually Add Game to GeForce Experience

GeForce Experience is all in one platform, which allows you to take screenshots, share videos, live stream with friends, keeps your drivers updated, and optimizes your games. GeForce Experience manually add game to the list and optimizes it. It will record the GeForce Experience supported games with HD quality which makes it worth sharing among your friends. All you need is a PC with an Nvidia card. GeForce Experience does not consist of any virus. It is not malware. So, the software is safe to use.

How to Manually Add Game to GeForce Experience

How to Manually Add Game to GeForce Experience

Usually, when you install GeForce Experience, it will scan your computer for compatible games then adds them to its list to optimize. If your game is not present in the list then GeForce Experience allows you to manually add games. Follow the guide to learn more.

Method 1: Automatically Scan to Add Game

GeForce Experience can automatically scan and optimize your games using a few simple steps. Follow them below:

1. Launch the Nvidia GeForce Experience tool.

2. Click on the three dots icon at the top right of the home screen.

click on three dots icon geforce experience. How to Manually Add Game to GeForce Experience

3. Choose to Optimize all games options from the list.

4. Again, click on the three dots icon and select the Scan for games option.

5. Wait for the scan to finish. The Home screen shows the games which are scanned and found.

GeForce Experience supports games by giving a green checkmark badge.

Also Read: How to Disable or Uninstall NVIDIA GeForce Experience

Method 2: Manually Add Game

Sometimes GeForce Experience might miss your game on Windows PC. You need to mention the game file location to the app to manually add the game. Follow the below steps carefully:

1. Launch GeForce Experience on your desktop.

2. Click on the three dots icon at the top right of the home screen.

3. Select Optimize all games from the list.

4. Click on the Settings icon.

click on settings icon in geforce experience

5. On the left-hand side, click on the GAMES tab, as shown.

click on settings icon then select GAMES option in GeForce Experience. How to Manually Add Game to GeForce Experience

6. Navigate to SCAN LOCATION, and click on the ADD button.

7. Choose the folder that consists of the game installed files.

8. Now, click SCAN NOW button.

9. Wait for the scan to finish. The Home screen shows the games which are scanned and found.

Also Read: Fix Geforce Experience Error Code 0x0003

How to View GeForce Experience Supported Games

GeForce Experience supports thousands of games. Here is the official list of games in alphabetical order released on Supported PC Games page of GeForce. You can even choose the type of settings, and the game which is supported can also be viewed. The types of settings are: 

  • Optimal Game Settings
  • Optimal Application Settings
  • Highlights
  • Ansel
  • Freestyle

1. Go to the Supported PC Games page of the GeForce Experience website.

Go to Supported PC Games page of GeForce Experience website.

2. Click on the arrow icon, as shown.

Click on arrow icon, as shown.

3. Choose the type of settings from the drop-down menu, as shown.

Choose the type of settings from the dropdown menu, as shown.

4. You can list games in alphabetical order that are supported by GeForce Experience.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: What is GeForce NOW?

Ans: GeForce NOW is NVIDIA cloud-based game streaming service. It delivers real-time gameplay right from the cloud to your Windows, Mac, Android devices, and SHIELD TV. You can stream your own games from your library by connecting to your store accounts. You can pick up your game where you stopped with help of the cloud.

Q2: Do I need a card or PayPal account for free membership in GeForce Experience?

Ans: No, you do not need any credit card or a PayPal account for a free membership.

Q3: What are the system requirements for GeForce Experience?

Ans: The system requirements for GeForce Experience is given below:

  • Operating System – The Available OS are Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • RAM – 2GB system memory
  • Disc Space Required – 1 GB
  • CPU – Intel Pentium G Series, Core i3, i5, i7, or higher.

Q4: GeForce Experience is not able to optimize my games. Why?

Ans: GeForce Experience cannot optimize configuration files that get installed with the game files. So, you need to remove these configuration files.

Q5: What is the advantage of logging into GeForce Experience?

Ans: NVIDIA account users can have the advantage of giveaways and prizes, can upload video, photos, and broadcasting features.


The above methods should help you to know GeForce Experience manually add game without any difficulties. We hope that this guide on GeForce experience supported games was helpful. Let us know which method worked for you best. If you have any queries or, suggestions then feel free to drop them in the comment section. 

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