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DirectX 10 graphical effects are possible on the consoles, given enough time and resources, the developer of the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of PC RTS World In Conflict has said.

Speaking in an interview with VideoGamer.com, Petter Sydow, VP of Development at Swedish developer Massive Entertainment, revealed that the team has managed to replicate "some" of the DirectX 10 effects seen in the PC version, but doesn't know what features will make it into the final release.

Sydow said: "At this point we've managed to replicate some of the effects, but I don't know what features will make it into the final release. Nearly all of our DX 10 features are possible to do on the consoles if you give it enough time and resources, so we'll keep on working on them and see what happens."

The news will please console-owning RTS fans who had hoped for a graphical showcase on par with the 2007 PC release, which wowed and still wows gamers with its DirectX 10-fuelled graphics.DirectX 10 graphical effects are possible on the consoles, given enough time and resources, the developer of the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of PC RTS World In Conflict has said.

Speaking in an interview with VideoGamer.com, Petter Sydow, VP of Development at Swedish developer Massive Entertainment, revealed that the team has managed to replicate "some" of the DirectX 10 effects seen in the PC version, but doesn't know what features will make it into the final release.

Sydow said: "At this point we've managed to replicate some of the effects, but I don't know what features will make it into the final release. Nearly all of our DX 10 features are possible to do on the consoles if you give it enough time and resources, so we'll keep on working on them and see what happens."

The news will please console-owning RTS fans who had hoped for a graphical showcase on par with the 2007 PC release, which wowed and still wows gamers with its DirectX 10-fuelled graphics.
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post #2 of 31
The Xbox 360 and PS3 run different kernels than PC OS's, so actual Direct X 10 is impossible anyways.
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This tells me one thing: those DX 10 effects in WiC aren't Dx 10 effects, but Dx 9 effects, and well that's not surprising at all.
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Not really suprised there.
OT: I hope they get the controls right. EA made a RTS on a console work with C&C:TW.
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This tells me one thing: those DX 10 effects in WiC aren't Dx 10 effects, but Dx 9 effects, and well that's not surprising at all.
No... it just means they were able to code something that looks the same, but it's not actually DX10.

Not that it matters.
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Given enough time a team of monkeys could write Crysis.


Many suspect that this has, in fact, already occurred.
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Well this is good news for console gamers!
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Given enough time a team of monkeys could write Crysis.


Many suspect that this has, in fact, already occurred.
I concur.
post #9 of 31
It isn't directX 10...

DirectX 10 effects obviously use the directX 10 API, which requires a DX10 capable card.

So what if the effects look like something in the DX10 API, they're still running through DX9, and are therefore directX 9 effects.
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Quote:
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Given enough time a team of monkeys could write Crysis.


Many suspect that this has, in fact, already occurred.
We are monkeys. o.o
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