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Default King Arthur II - Technical Interview @ PC Games Hardware

January 6th, 2012, 03:10
PC Games Hardware has a technical interview on King Arthur II, for those interested in whether shader model 5 is better than the others:
2) In spite of the fact that for a Roleplaying Strategy Game visuals are not as important as for a shooter game why do you decide to utilize the very modern DX11 API?
The DirectX 10 and 11 versions have introduced only a handful of new, basic technics that cannot be utilized with DX9, basically they're full of structural improvements. The few features that are new and special in DX11 like the tessellation support cannot be used for the moment to build a game upon it, since it is still not wide-spread enough. However, the structural improvements of these newer versions can be utilized to run a more stable and faster game code compared to running only the DX9 on a 64bit Windows 7 for example.
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