Microsoft confirms that the user mode of DirectX 12 is brought under Windows 7. To benefit, you need to upgrade your system with the latest patch on Tuesday 8.1.5, but that's not all.
blizzard would be the first publisher to offer support for DirectX 12 on Windows 7 then users
of this last does not have or still does not want to execute the update to Windows 10 can now play
to the DirectX 12 version ofWorld of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth.
Microsoft Furthermore, users of this system could expect to transfer many other DirectX 12 supported titles on Windows 7 in the future.
Of course, nothing would technically prevent Microsoft from making DirectX 12 compatible with Windows 7 when it was launched in 2015. The decision to make it a proprietary technology for Windows 10 is for strategic and commercial purposes to encourage users to migrate to the new operating system.
But better late than never.
We recall that Windows 7 was released for the first time in the winter of 2009 and remains a popular operating system, despite the years Windows 7 would still have 38.41% of the market share of the operating systems of
office, compared to 40.30% for Windows 10 (data of February 2019 according to the net market share).