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Details on the DX11 features of DA2.

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In the Part 1 of the Technology of Dragon Age II blog we covered base improvements to the Dragon Age II technology. In this article we’ll examine how higher end PC GPUs can enable additional visual features which further improve the overall visual quality of the game.

One of the major goals of the team was to make the game look great on all platforms. Having accomplished that, we started researching what additional features we can offer to our users that have invested on higher end PC hardware. The latest PC GPUs that have been recently released on the market are very powerful. DirectX 11 technology is a great way for us to target this advanced GPU hardware, as DirectX 11 is fully backwards compatible with DirectX 10. So if you have a video card that supports DirectX 10, DirectX 10.1 or DirectX 11, and Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7, you’ll be able to benefit from additional technology features as described in this post.


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*Looks over at Crysis 2*

You got beaten at your own game.
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im wondering why the hell ET is behind the girl in the screenshot.
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Those are abominations
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i know, it was a joke.
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They look more like geth from ME's universe than ET...

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i dont think dragon age 2 look that good, i loved the demo tho , just what technologie are we talking about here.
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Originally Posted by MasterKromm View Post
They look more like geth from ME's universe than ET...

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this is exactly what i thought when i saw that pic
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Dragon Age 2 is definitely not Battlefield 3, but I don't think we have seen a lot of screen with settings fully maxed out...
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Not an article, so I'll post it here:
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We will be releasing the high res texture pack next week
http://social.bioware.com/forum/1/to...x/6346703&lf=8

Awesome, higher res textures than what we saw in the demo will be available for DL.
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