Dirt 2: DirectX 11 game apparently financially supported by AMD
Codemasters is supposed to have received finical support for the development of Dirt 2. Furthermore the game is said to be bundled with AMD's new DirectX 11 graphics card generation.
AMD has apparently invested a larger sum into the development of Dirt 2 to make it DirectX 11 compatible. It seems like they try to get as many games as possible fit for Microsoft's new API in order to increase the demand for the new graphics cards - says Fudzilla.com.
The same website furthermore reports about bundles of the new Radeon HD 58XX graphics cards with Dirt 2. The package is supposed to contain bonus code that can be used to acquire that game once it is released. Besides Dirt 2 the titles Battleforge, Stalker: Call of Pripyat and Aliens vs. Predator have been confirmed as DirectX 11 games by AMD. More games will follow of course, but given what we have experienced during the introduction of previous DirectX versions a full scale adaptation for games, might take some time though.
Below you can find two trailers: One is titled AMD's Tradition of DirectX Hardware Innovation and gives an insight into the history of AMD and the Microsoft's graphics API. The second video shows a statement of Codemasters about the implementation of DirectX 11 in the forthcoming Dirt 2.
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