Fortnite DirectX 12 Option Is A Great Improvement To Game Play

Fortnite DirectX 12 Option Is A Great Improvement To Game Play


Fortnite DirectX 12 Option Is A Great Improvement To Game Play

Epic Games has added DirectX 12 support for Fortnite. This new addition changes the gameplay and graphics. Currently, the game needs DirectX 11 supported GPUs in order to play. However, with a recent blog post, we can see that the Epic Games is starting to test out the Direct X 12. According to developers, this will allow them to “In the future, we plan on adding features to Fortnite that are made possible by DX12. Allowing players to opt into DirectX12 before these features are added will give us valuable information in our development efforts and help us shake out any bugs”.

This is great news Epic Games is making hardware changes to Fortnite this means that hey will continue to support the game indefinitely. Because DirectX is 12 is the newest generation. They also stated that “By using DX12, PC players with high-end GPUs may experience a higher and steadier frame rate. This is because DX12 delivers better CPU performance and allows for the distribution of rendering jobs across multiple cores.”. Especially after the Chapter 2 introduction, we realized a drop in the overall FPS. This was mostly due to the new map. However, DirectX 12 can turn around the tables.

Some people have already been implementing DirectX 12 and are having great experiences:


According to the blog post, players have the option to choose between DirectX 11 and DirectX 12. This is still in the testing phase so, therefore, there might be bugs here and there. The part with adding new features probably means that we will need to upgrade our GPU’s in the future in order to play at the highest settings. Of course, this is just an assumption. Currently, most of the high-end computers will have no problems with DirectX 12. But low ends can suffer therefore simply choose the DirectX11 version when you want to play the game. This feature will come with the v11.20 update.

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