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Windows 10 with DirectX 12 tempts PC master race

While the announcement of Windows 10 may have come as a huge surprise to many, we have some more news for gamers specifically. Microsoft has revealed that DirectX 12 is going to be attached to Windows 10 – likely to become a major selling point for the upcoming software.

Windows 10 is on the way for a 2015 release and now the PC contingent have an interesting decision to make on whether the addition of integrated DirectX 12 is worth the upgrade alone.

Some see it as a cheeky way of advertising new Windows upgrades, but at the end of the day Microsoft need a good incentive with each release and now DirectX 12 is the first instance of this.


Combined with the news, there’s no information on whether DirectX 12 will be coming with older versions of Windows, so it could be exclusive – we have a feeling this will be the case, otherwise gamers may not have a good enough reason to upgrade.

Just how important is DirectX 12 to you though in terms of your PC gaming experience. Do you need the best at all times, or are you satisfied with DirectX 11 and will stay on your current version of Windows?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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