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[TR] Microsoft to start discussing DirectX 11 soon?

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Quoting anonymous sources, Fudzilla says Microsoft officially announce DirectX 11 at the Gamefest 2008 event, which will take place in Seattle from July 22 to July 23. Interested parties can sign up for the event through the official website for a hefty $550 (or $650 for registrations after July 18). Those who miss the event might be able to catch up at the Nvision conference in late August, where Nvidia will supposedly discuss DirectX 11, as well.
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Can we please get a game coded for DX10 first?
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Can we please get a game coded for DX10 first?
That's not going to happen until DX9 becomes obsolete. Until then, there is no reason not to advance to DX11 -- why stop the advancement of the graphics API? With that said, just because they are announcing it, doesn't mean it will be out anytime soon.

Plus, why worry? A game programmed for DX11 should be able to scale down to DX10 with ease. The main reason DX10 -> DX9 doesn't work that way is due to the large paradigm change between the two, and the Vista requirement sitting in between the two.
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They want to do DX11 when theres barley any DX10 games out yet.
 
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They want to do DX11 when theres barley any DX10 games out yet.
Announcing DX11 isn't the same as RELEASING DX11.
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Would you rather they sit on their **ses?? Progress is good... It won't be as huge of a jump as DX9 to 10 so why is this a problem?
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