DirectX 12 Latest News & Update: Support, Tests Water on 'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided'

By Staff Reporter , Updated Sep 12, 2016 02:35 AM EDT

As "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided" dominates the gaming world, it is now being used as an 'experimental game' in Microsoft's DirectX 12 contingency plans. Apparently, the game developer wants to test the effectivity of the software before it expands to other games.

Eidos Montreal, the developer behind Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, made the announcement on the game's Steam page, setting instructions on how to integrate the game to DirectX 12. The instructions follows visiting your Steam Page and right clicking "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided." From there, you will select properties and go to the 'Beta' tab for the game. A drop down menu will appear wherein, players will choose dx_12 preview and close the window.

The instructions tells how players can try the beta version of "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' in the DirectX 12 software platform. According to the developer, players won't see any major changes, in terms of the game's graphic stance. In fact, they revealed, it will not bring any interesting feature to players, except for some slight changes in the game's performance.

Kotaku reports that, players should not feel bad, if they don't see any changes in the game, it is just a mere upgrading of performance. A test system was conducted by Techreport wherein, they still found some rough edges in the game's beta software. This is, acceptable, noting how DirectX 12 on "Deus Ex: Mankind Divided" is basically a mock up.

Tech Report's findings were based on platform specifications of Intel Core i7-6950X Processor, 64GB (4x 16GB DIMMS) memory size, G.Skill Trident Z DDR4-3200 memory type, Integrated X99/Realtek ALC1150 audio, Intel 750 Series 400GB NVMe SSD harddrive, Seasonic Platinum SS660-XP2 power supply and Windows 10 Pro OS.

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