Microsoft to launch DirectX 12 this month

Microsoft to launch DirectX 12 this month

The next version of the DirectX popular gaming API will be unveiled at an event scheduled for March 20, 2014, Microsoft has confirmed. The event will take place during GDC 2014.

DirectX 12 will succeed DirectX 11.1 and DirectX 11.2 but Microsoft has not disclosed any details regarding the new software library except one thing – the 12th version will be Windows 8 only. The release will come some six years after the launch of DirectX 11 and will include some technologies that resemble AMD’s Mantle software platform that was revealed just a short while ago.

Not much else is known about the upcoming release except that AMD, Intel, NVIDIA and Qualcomm have been invited to the event. So stay tuned to Hitechreview for more information when DirectX 12 gets revealed to the public.

Source: Bit-tech.net

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