DirectX 12 won’t be released for Windows 7, as per AMD

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It’s not precisely a stun, however an AMD representative recently expressed that DirectX 12, the next variant of Microsoft’s graphics API for Windows, won’t be made accessible for Windows 7. Microsoft has effectively reported that DirectX 12 will dispatch close by Windows 10 at some point in 2015.

The news originated from AMD’s Chief Gaming Scientist Richard Huddy at a presentation amid the late PDXLAN gaming occasion. As he expressed, “One thing that’s not going to happen to it is DX12. Yup, DX12 is not coming to Windows 7.” This isn’t astounding, since Windows 7 standard support is planned to end in January 2015, which implies that new features won’t be added to the OS after that date (it will keep on receiving security and bug upgrades for a few more years).

Microsoft has as of now just affirmed that DirectX 12 will be included as a major aspect of Windows 10 out of the container and its likewise due for Windows 8 and 8.1 too. DirectX 12 will likewise be made accessible as a software update for Xbox One game developers.

Should Microsoft feel free to include DirectX 12 for Windows 7 too?

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