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The Witcher 2 is a PC game, so do think that sales are going to be good if they ditch DX9 ?

There are still more people that use XP than vista or 7
Honestly, who builds gaming PC's and still uses a native DX9 card? DX9 is the weakest link of today's graphics. The majority of people still running XP don't play games. Most people I know have at least vista, and use XP at work because of legacy programs and the difficulty in upgrading an entire workspace.
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Best game of 2011 right here.
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Best game of 2011 right here.
I'm gone wait for Skyrim.

Please don't hurt me.
 
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"DX9 is the weakest link of today's graphics. The majority of people still running XP don't play games."

No, the weakest link of today's graphics are the programmers who code games to perform decently on console GPUs. DX9 is capable of many great fetures that get unused because of console limitations. It's not just a matter of the API and the number behind it.
And the majority of ALL people running ANY OS don't play games. OS's are made for business and productivity, gaming isn't a huge concern most of the time, although it's slowly changing.
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Honestly, who builds gaming PC's and still uses a native DX9 card? DX9 is the weakest link of today's graphics. The majority of people still running XP don't play games. Most people I know have at least vista, and use XP at work because of legacy programs and the difficulty in upgrading an entire workspace.
it's honestly not that difficult to upgrade, if you ghost all the computers which are probably set up in a LAN already.
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I'm gone wait for Skyrim.

Please don't hurt me.
I will hurt you SO BAD.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT MY BEAK DOES TO THE AVERAGE HUMAN SKULL?
    
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I will hurt you SO BAD.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT MY BEAK DOES TO THE AVERAGE HUMAN SKULL?
well, he is waiting for skyrim, so obviously his skull a bit thicker than most..............hehe couldnt resist.
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i thought this game had dx11?
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i thought this game had dx11?
nope. i dont have the link handy, but in an interview the devs said that they had put so much work into their engine, that by the time dx11 was released and useable, they were to far into production, and it would have delayed the game by a year or so. They said that future games will take advantage of it.

cd projekt is a small studio when compared to the major publishing powerhouses.
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nope. i dont have the link handy, but in an interview the devs said that they had put so much work into their engine, that by the time dx11 was released and useable, they were to far into production, and it would have delayed the game by a year or so. They said that future games will take advantage of it.

cd projekt is a small studio when compared to the major publishing powerhouses.
Oh.. Eh.. Don't really mind that much.. it looks great as it is right now..

Then again, I hope it runs great as well. Somewhere along the line of Crysis 2 Extreme "tweaked" settings.. as far as visuals to performace ratio

And hopefully more GPU bound than CPU xD
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