Star Citizen focuses on Vulkan API
Published in Games
Monday, 20 March 2017 18:51

Star Citizen focuses on Vulkan API


Ditches support for DirectX

Roberts Space Industry (RSI), the developer behind the Star Citizen game, said that it will drop DirectX 11 support and stop all development on a DirectX 12 version, focusing solely on the Vulkan API.

Nvidia releases driver with Beta Vulkan API support
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The Geforce 376.80 Beta

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 376.80 Beta driver that fixes some bugs with games that support Vulkan API.

Futuremark preparing new Vulkan and DX12 benchmarks
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To be revealed at CES 2017

It appears that Futuremark will reveal a couple of new tests that will be a part of its 3DMark benchmark and take advantage of both DirectX 12 as well as Vulkan API.

AMD releases Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers
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Adds support Doom Vulkan API and fix a single issue

AMD has released its new Radeon Software 16.7.2 drivers which add support for Vulkan API in Bethesda's Doom game as well as fixing problems with Restore Factory Defaults in Radeon Settings.

Doom gets Vulkan API patch
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Monday, 11 July 2016 21:48

Doom gets Vulkan API patch


Significant performance improvements on RX 480

Bethesda has announced that its Vulkan API support patch for Doom is now live and should bring significant improvements due to the implementation of several features, including Asynchronous Shaders support.

Nvidia shows Doom 2016 on Vulkan API at Dreamhack
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Running on Geforce GTX 1080

During its pre-Dreamhack show where it announced both its new Pascal-based Geforce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 graphics cards, Nvidia also showed a neat gameplay video of the upcoming Bethesda Doom game running on Vulkan API and Geforce GTX 1080.

Nvidia updates Shield Android TV to Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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Brings Vulkan API support and more

Nvidia has released the major Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for Shield Android TV console which brings both Vulkan API as well as plenty of other improvements and upgrades.

Basemark working on the new GPU Vulkan benchmark
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New benchmark based on Vulkan API

Basemark, well known for its graphics and system bechmarks and testing utilities, has announced its new upcoming benchmark called the Basemark GPU Vulkan.