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Specifications for the new machine have not been finalised, but Crytek is using Microsoft's DirectX 11 as the current basis for next-generation development. Tessellation, multithreaded rendering, and compute shaders are the three headlining features for DirectX 11.
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You know, for the first time in maybe 4 years... I thought of a console and felt that awesome feeling I did the first time I thought of playing a PS3 game..

Here's to E3 2012 being the successor of E3 2005.
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Finally, we will be seeing DX11 games on the PC.
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Finally, we will be seeing DX11 games on the PC.
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He's referencing the fact that almost all new PC games are actually console ports, not pure DX11 titles.
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Good stuff, it really is about time. I can't wait for the newest consoles for some next-generation PC action
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Finally, we will be seeing DX11 games on the PC.
hey, at least bf3 will be the first
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Good stuff, it really is about time. I can't wait for the newest consoles for some next-generation PC action
Isn't it sad that we have to wait for that?

Can anyone confirm that it was like this back in 2004, during the last generation?

But you know, even if they announce it at E3 2012, it likely won't come out until 2013, possibly even the end of 2013.
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hey, at least bf3 will be the first
Right.. BF3.
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Right.. BF3.
Built natively around DirectX 11, he's absolutely right. We haven't seen any native DX11 titles as of yet. The game might scale back to DirectX 10 (no details yet, but I doubt they're going to lock out the substantial potential playerbase on DX10 given the huge popularity of cards like the Radeon 4000 series and GeForce 8/9 series).
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Built natively around DirectX 11, he's absolutely right. We haven't seen any native DX11 titles as of yet. The game might scale back to DirectX 10 (no details yet, but I doubt they're going to lock out the substantial potential playerbase on DX10 given the huge popularity of cards like the Radeon 4000 series and GeForce 8/9 series).
From every bit of in-game footage I've seen so far, it sure as hell doesn't look DX11.

But maybe all I've been seeing is PS3/X360 footage.

But if so, why hasn't there been PC footage released?
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