With the upcoming DX10 launch, game developers thought of adapting some of their titles to new software. Some of the games and patches confirmed to have DX support are: Crysis, Alan Wake, UT2007
(w/patch), Flight Simulator X, EVE Online (w/patch), Hellgate: London, BioShock, Company of Heros (w/patch), Age of Conan, Halo 2, and Unannounced Ritual Title.
The amazing level of detail that will be supported by DX10 is making the gaming community restless as most of the games presented are expected with excitement.
For everyone who is eager, here are the launch dates for the games that will have DX10 support. EA is due to launch Crysis in spring 2007. The upcoming Sci-Fi fist-person shooter is being developed by German-based Company Crytek which also developed Far Cry.
Alan Wake, developed by Finnish company Remedy Entertainment, is due for release January 2007. This is the same company that developed the Max Payne installments. As you probably know, the publisher for Alan Wake will be Microsoft. Unreal Tournament 2007, known as Envy, will be released in Q1 of 2007 by Midway Games. The platforms that will support UT 2007 will be PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.
The release date for Flight Simulator X
is a little bit closer. Microsoft has decided to launch the game this October. US stores will see the game on October 17 and Europe on October 13. Hellgate: London, which is being developed by the team who created the Diablo series may be launched in 2007 for PC gamers. Irrational Games will develop Bioshock for PC and Xbox until Q2 2007. Bioshock
is the successor of System Shock. The low-fantasy-themed MMORPG developed by Funcom will be released in May 2007 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. The PC version of Halo 2 will be released by Bungie Studios exclusively for the Windows Vista operating system.
Ritual Entertainment developer, formerly known as Hipnotic Interactive, is the company that is currently developing an "unannounced" project that will have DX10 support.