It seems that Microsoft finally has some good news after a long time. According to a twitter update, Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12 at GDC this year.
— DirectX 12 (@DirectX12) March 5, 2014
The tweet was accompanied along with a link that redirects to the Microsoft blogs which showcases the Game Dev Conference as being on the March of 20th.
In just two weeks time, The Games Developers Conference (GDC) is set to take place in San Francisco and Microsoft has something big up their sleeve for that event – the unveiling of DirectX 12, Microsoft’s next generation graphics API.
DirectX 11 was unveiled back in 2008 and it’s been six years since then. Microsoft’s GDC schedule stated:
For nearly 20 years, DirectX has been the platform used by game developers to create the fastest, most visually impressive games on the planet.
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The official teaser was accompanied by various logos and the promises are big. We hope Microsoft delivers!