CCP Games stops supporting DirectX 9 in the space MMORPG EVE Online as part of the studio efforts to improve and update its network infrastructure. The game is also waiting for a transition to a 64-bit client as part of changes, both updates are scheduled for January 11, 2022.
"Directx 9, he served us a good service, but in order to ensure a more productive and exciting experience in the future, we They must say goodbye to him. Elimination of technical problems, such as outdated graphic APIs, and the use of more modern rendering methods, such as DirectX 11, gives us the best basis for providing stunning visual effects to all pilots in EVE. "
according to the studio, They already had plans to refuse to support DirectX 9 back in 2016, but they only now managed to do all the necessary work for this. This will only be applied to customers based on Windows, and since most systems already support DirectX 11, the transition should not affect most players. In fact, devices that are able to support DirectX 11 will automatically switch to the new DX11 client from November 30. Those who do not have the systems do not have to switch to the minimum necessary system requirements until January.
Here are new minimal system requirements:
Operating system: Windows 7 with a package of update 1 ( SP1)
TsPU: Dual Core @ 2.0 GHz
RAM: 4 GB
video card: AMD Radeon 5450 or NVIDIA GeForce 420 or better; At least 1024 MB of video memory
more detailed information can be found on the official website Eve Online.