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Yes, demands by gamers.
And Crysis looks worse in DX9 than in DX10, why do you even mention it?

GEZUS, u ppl get offended.

Do you, all of you, deny that DX9 is a 9 year old technology??
What do we have more to say?
If DX9 is capable of great graphics (DeadSpace), DX10 is capable of greatER graphics.
Fact.
Uh, Windows ME is newer than Windows 98, that means Windows ME was a capable of being a better operating system.

Considering almost every single effect of Dx10 could be done with Dx9, that kind of makes the whole point moot. Dx9.0c, which was last updated June 2010, what we use today is different than what was released in 2002.

So all DX10 titles are better looking than DX9?

Just because theoretically programmed code is out there doesn't matter till you get a programming artist to put it together, someone has to make it look pretty. The artists have either a wide canvas (9.0c compatibility), some artists have a narrower canvas (10.1 compatibility) and some have a canvas for a specific purpose (11 with advanced DoF/lighting/tesselation).
Edited by RagingCain - 3/3/11 at 8:02am
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True. Raised significantly after Crysis.
that i can understand completely. " Man crysis looks that good and its from 2007 but this game is from 2011 and it doesnt look as good as crysis. "

Crysis was was ahead of its time anyway.
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post #493 of 2699
Just saw this short article on IGN about Crysis 2 graphic options. The dude from Crytek says there is an announcement comming soon on DX11. Sounds like the rumors may be true about it DX11 being patched in.

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Just saw this short article on IGN about Crysis 2 graphic options. The dude from Crytek says there is an announcement comming soon on DX11. Sounds like the rumors may be true about it DX11 being patched in.

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Yea.. theres like 3 threads about it already lol.
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Yea.. theres like 3 threads about it already lol.
Ya, thats why I didn't create a new one. Didn't see a thread about this article (could have missed it though). It was also the first I saw about someone from Crytek saying there was at least an announcment comming on DX11 info. At least we will finally get the answers straight from them.

They are probably scared to release the truth though.
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No matter how much money they put into this game, if it flops. Theyre still multi millionaires. They dont care lol.
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I think the funniest thing about this though is that if the game wasn't titled Crysis 2, then most of the complaints wouldn't be there. If we simply viewed it as Crytek's first console/PC game, instead of the sequal to one of the biggest PC games released, then everyone wouldn't be too upset about it. Only thing you'd here probably would be "if it was PC only it would look better."

If you look at the game and measure it to having to live up to the standards Crysis put up, then it is lacking, since it the visuals aren't as advanced compared to the competition when Crysis came out.

On the other hand, as a game that's coming out, it stacks up visually nicely compared to todays releases, and I can only imagine what mods, levels, texture packs, and other craziness that will be made once people get their hands on the editor.

That's what I'm looking forward to most, not the game itself really, but what modders come up with.
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Well my game just crashed as i was top of the leaderboard...also I love how the proximity audible alarm no longer works...i also love how i lost 3 levels of experience when i closed my game yesterday.

its a shame its such a crap game, cos the graphics are nice and you can really have some fun while being cloaked...if they dont fix these issues im not buying it.
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True. Raised significantly after Crysis.

you obviously havent played the crysis 2 demo yet, because the graphics are not only far superior but run many times better. the difference of direct x 9 and direct x 10 are only difference in smoke particle effects and a little bit of native shadow improvements, all of which are features that could be (and have been) programmed into engines running direct x 9 allowing these features to not only require less resources, but even run on older hardware.

everything in crysis 2 looks better than crysis one, which, while being DX10, had horrible shadows and particle effects along with complete garbage physics. play the damn game before you run your angry fingers and post another pointless comment.

AND NEED I REMIND YOU THAT PHYSICS AND SHADERS ARE ALMOST ALWAYS DUMBED DOWN FOR MULTIPLAYER FOR THE SIMPLE SAKE OF REAL TIME CHANGES PRODUCED BY 12 PLAYERS?

How about YOU go create a game and then we might care to hear your pointless uneducated snarky comments.
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WELLL I just finally was able to play a few rounds. I agree with the Halo/CoD hybrid. I had fun, but it ran horribly @ 1680x1050 (16:10) But as soon as I went 16:9, ran like a champ on hardcore. I agree it looks to be a console port, but still doesn't take away from the fact that it can be fun.
   
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