Originally posted by heedory
GF256 was released in 1998. (maybe wrong)
as far as I know, there is no game that doesn't run on GF256
and D3 and unreal will be most popular game engine.
I dont wanna argue with it. just my humble opinion..
I'm not only guru of 3d but also fortuneteller..
point is dx8 hardware will longlive
dx9 hardware supports dx8 pixel shaders and what not... as will dx10 and so on so forth.. so in a way no.. dx8 hardware will not fail to support stuff all of a sudden