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  • Any word on DX11?

    Just wondering if TWI decided to patch it in for mappers.

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    I believe after looking into it we won't be supporting it at launch. But we will be looking at it again post launch to add in with a patch. I also might be completely incorrect depending on the latest coder meetings that i haven't heard from yet.
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    • #3
      Heh, you should run for office Yoshi, hehe.

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      • #4
        I doubt many people even have DX11 video cards now.

        Would be nice in a patch though, assuming it improves performance or graphics.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Flogger23m View Post
          I doubt many people even have DX11 video cards now.

          Would be nice in a patch though, assuming it improves performance or graphics.
          Game looks amazing from the screenies I saw,but when speaking of DX11,well I already upgraded to AMD x6 1090T,2 ATI 6870....an upgrade well worth for another 4-5 years and yeah its DX11.

          As time passes by,people will eventually upgrade.
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          • #6
            Would DX11 support in anyway help people like myself with DX10 cards? I heard something about it being more optimized or something.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by hockeywarrior View Post
              Would DX11 support in anyway help people like myself with DX10 cards? I heard something about it being more optimized or something.
              No. Any overall driver improvements might accrue to DX10 HW, but that has nothing to do with DX11 per se. There are a few items that come along for (almost) free with the API (eg compute shaders, multithreading) for some 10.x HW with restrictions. If the dev codes for this and your HW has what is needed, you might see some benefits.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Flogger23m View Post
                I doubt many people even have DX11 video cards now.
                well I do and many other gamers do, its also only going to get bigger each year. lets not forget some people will buy a game just to use the dx11 things.

                but to me the game looks great so if it does not support it at some time I will not be crying about it.
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                • #9
                  Originally posted by SolitarioSoldat View Post
                  Game looks amazing from the screenies I saw,but when speaking of DX11,well I already upgraded to AMD x6 1090T,2 ATI 6870....an upgrade well worth for another 4-5 years and yeah its DX11.

                  As time passes by,people will eventually upgrade.
                  Same here, only I have the 1055 CPU. And the power supply was DOA. So no new PC until Tuesday. I, for one, would welcome our new DX 11 overlords.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Flogger23m View Post
                    I doubt many people even have DX11 video cards now.
                    Actually, I would presume that most gamers have a DX11 setup by now, considering how cheap most of the low-mid range DX11 GPU's are nowadays.

                    And as already mentioned, this trend is likely to grow and by the time ROHOS releases, even more people will have DX11 GPU's.


                    Whether or not the graphical advancements DX11 brings are actually worth the extra work and effort is a completely different matter tho. Personally I'm glad they are skipping it for now and concentrating on more important features than graphical fluff.
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                    • #11
                      Yeah even Crysis 2 looks amazing without the DX 11 settings. Good idea to focus on the game and bugs and releasing DX 11 afterwords.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by LightsabeR View Post
                        Actually, I would presume that most gamers have a DX11 setup by now, considering how cheap most of the low-mid range DX11 GPU's are nowadays.
                        I have to believe that this game will run pretty well on a HD6850, or a GTX550Ti. The performance those cards are giving would have cost a LOT more just a few short years ago. I think DX11 capable rigs are more common than some may think, and yeah it's only becoming more common.

                        But I also agree that the real guts of the game are more important than eye candy at this point.
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                        • #13
                          Indeed, the path they are going now (at it in later) is the right one.

                          Already looking awesome and as a DX11 card owner I will welcome the patch
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                          • #14
                            dx11 does more than just allow better looking gfx. It also allows for increased performance. It also gives a significant boost to multicore cpu performance in games.
                            You can actually get a boost from having dx11 installed basically without having a dx11 card.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Tomcat_ha View Post
                              dx11 does more than just allow better looking gfx. It also allows for increased performance. It also gives a significant boost to multicore cpu performance in games.
                              You can actually get a boost from having dx11 installed basically without having a dx11 card.
                              So, DX11 helps multi-core pcs run better in that game?

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