At this week’s Game Developer’s Conference, Microsoft held an event for its upcoming OS Windows 10. In it, the company’s Xbox head Phil Spencer explained that DirectX 12, which comes with the new operating system, will help improve game performance, as it gives developers more control for optimization.
“Direct X will make your games even better. For CPU-bound games, DirectX 12 will increase the performance of those games by up to 50 percent.” —Phil Spencer
Spencer also claimed that the new API can improve battery life on mobile devices, but you’ll have to read about that past the jump.