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First is DirectX 12 multi-GPU support, a complete DirectX 12 renderer, the possibility of support for NVIDIA's PhysX, and more. All of these are labeled for version 5.2, due out any day now. Version 5.3, meanwhile, will introduce the increasingly popular Vulkan API. Developed as a spin-off of AMD's Mantle, it serves as another low-overhead solution that's been shown to majorly increase performance in games. 5.3 is planned for mid-October. Crytek is currently developing free to play games Arena of Fate and Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age, and updating Warface. Hunt will use the newest version of CryEngine, so at the very least, that one is likely to implement DirectX 12 and/or Vulkan support.

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Glad to see DX12 getting adopted fairly quickly. I'd prefer if Vulkan took off first though.
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Great news about vulkan! Mantle was a revolution, a damn good one.
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We need Vulkan to become the dominant API so that we're not tied to M$py.

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as much as i want to see vulkan succeed it still has a bit to go before beating dx11, no?
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I hope this means SLI for DOOM ?
     
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I hope this means SLI for DOOM ?
nope, different engine.
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Vulkan seriously needs to become the norm. Its not complete, yes, but sooner or later it will be polished. Its only a matter of time now. I dont mind DX12 coexisting but I hope it will only serve as a means to evolve Vulkan through pressure of new features. DX will damaged pc gaming now that Vulkan is here.
No by pc I mean personal computer not Windows. What good will DX do for osx, windows (xp, 7, 8), linux and other os? Zero.

VULKAN!!!! (braveheart music plays)
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as much as i want to see vulkan succeed it still has a bit to go before beating dx11, no?

In what exactly? Performance? Other than multi-gpu I don't think Vulcan is slower in anything. Multi-GPU is still being worked on IIRC.
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as much as i want to see vulkan succeed it still has a bit to go before beating dx11, no?

Vulkan... DX11... wut?

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