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    Default Unigine Rolls Out More Engine Updates, Ends DX9-Era Support

    Phoronix: Unigine Rolls Out More Engine Updates, Ends DX9-Era Support

    Our friends at Unigine Corp have rolled out another major revision to their cross-platform Unigine Engine. Unigine Engine hasn't seen too much use in PC gaming recently but they're still going strong within the simulation space. These latest round of updates advance their visually-amazing engine even more...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTY0MzI

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    Does "ending of support for DirectX 9 era hardware" mean that it will no longer run on Mesa which only has OpenGL 3.3 at the moment?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shnatsel View Post
    Does "ending of support for DirectX 9 era hardware" mean that it will no longer run on Mesa which only has OpenGL 3.3 at the moment?
    No, that means they are going to discontinue support for OpenGL 2.x era hardware.

    DirectX 9 == OpenGL 2
    DirectX 10 == OpenGL 3
    DirectX 11 == OpenGL 4

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    I take it games based on this release will not work under wine anymore? That's too bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by siavashserver View Post
    No, that means they are going to discontinue support for OpenGL 2.x era hardware.

    DirectX 9 == OpenGL 2
    DirectX 10 == OpenGL 3
    DirectX 11 == OpenGL 4
    And when using OpenGL renderer they already required 3.2 so this news really is just about Windows and the DirectX 9 renderer.

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