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[MyCrysis] DirectX 11 coming for Crysis 2!

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We would like to announce that there will be a DX11 patch released for Crysis 2. We are working to get the best out of DX11, so we’ll wait to announce the features until a little closer to release.
Source: http://www.mycrysis.com/forums/viewt...p?f=40&t=22276

Now will you stop the "oh noes awful grphix " thing?
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nice!!! finally..
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Will it make all that much difference? Probably not
    
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Zomg awesomesauce...thought it would never come.
    
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Will it make all that much difference? Probably not
Might help a bit with performance at the same settings as DX9.

As for the people that wouldn't buy it simply because it didn't have DX11, those are the types that will never be happy no matter what. The game will likely be almost identical in DX11 as DX9, but that didn't matter to them in the first place. There is the chance they take a few extra months and convert certain assets to use tessellation, or do some other SM5.0 techniques, but there isn't much of a reason to, they're not likely to pick up a lot of sales from doing little things like that. Personally I'd rather see some cheap DLC (SP or MP) than DX11 implementation, especially considering I already played through the game, I'm not going to re-play it just because graphics got 5% better.

Anyway, once next-gen consoles come out, multi-platform games will have larger texture sizes, higher poly count meshes, better animations through higher model bone count tolerances, etc. That's when PC gamers with expensive rigs will really get to see their machines shine.
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Honestly after playing last night I just wish they'd do something about all the cheaters. First I couldn't connect to any servers or join my friend's group...had to uninstall/reinstall to get that working.

Then we'd get a good 3 or 4 competitive matches in and along would come Mr. Hacker with aimbot cheat. We left that game and went to another, now I unload on some guy's chest, almost a full clip, and he runs by and shoots me in the foot for a kill.

Rinse/Repeat all night, so frustrating.



On topic though, a few nice DX11 effects w/ a better texture pack to push our cards would be amazing. Here's to hoping Crytek doesn't let us down again.
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Might help a bit with performance at the same settings as DX9.

As for the people that wouldn't buy it simply because it didn't have DX11, those are the types that will never be happy no matter what. The game will likely be almost identical in DX11 as DX9, but that didn't matter to them in the first place.
Once next-gen consoles come out, multi-platform games will have larger texture sizes, higher poly count meshes, better animations through higher model bone count tolerances, etc. That's when PC gamers with expensive rigs will really get to see their machines shine.
Yeah that was kinda my point. The amount of people on here bleating on about it not supporting DX11, I've thought, is quite pathetic really

It's not going to turn what I've found to be a generic linear shooter into some kind of gaming masterpiece
    
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and now the pc fanboys can scream out "DX11 didn't have any graphical enhancements over DX9!!!" some people are never happy, when I heard this was out, I installed it ASAP, guess with this DX11 patch, my 70FPS+ on the highest setting gets thrown out the window
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Will it make all that much difference? Probably not
Didn't take long for the haters to show up I see.
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