So far, the low-level DirectX API is only available on Windows 10, but now players can play the DirectX 12 version of World of Warcraft (WoW) on Windows 7. But that is quite amazing, but t there's even a surprise that Microsoft actively helps to develop the behavior.
"We will listen to feedback"
About the Blog Developer Blog the group says that they have replied to a request from Blizzard, which would provide clear technical benefits in the DirectX 12 version as Windows 7 users. right now on version 8.1.5, this is now possible, because Microsoft has used the D3D12 Runtime to Windows 7. However, Microsoft does not provide any more technical information.
At Microsoft, we make every effort to respond to customer feedback, so when we have received this information from Blizzard and other developers, we have decided to make the decision. involved.
Microsoft is also promising FPS higher for this version of the DirectX 11 route, although Windows 10 performance should be better. Not surprisingly, Windows 7 never saw any changes to your roost for DirectX 12.
But that's not. DirectX 12 developers say they are already chatting with other game developers, that DirectX 12 for Windows 7 is not blocked.
It is a year through Windows 7
Even if DirectX 12 under Windows 7 is still a restricted issue for some remote cases, the degree is still surprising, because in this year or so the extended support for Windows 7 will end. And to avoid disorders when Windows XP comes to an end in 2014, Microsoft has encouraged the move since Windows 10 was released in 2015, and just recently started to remove the loop. First features from Windows 7. Last year, Windows 7 has been banned from officially supported hardware from Windows updates. DirectX 12 port to the old operating system is not compatible in the strategy.
It likes to see users' experiences
Editors are happy about readers' proposals, World of Warcraft still playing under Windows 7. Personal assessments are also welcome, but also evaluations of comments.