Hitman will support DirectX 12 from launch date

The new Hitman launches on March 11, with full DirectX 12 support according to developer – which is awesome. The news conforms from the PC Gamer Weekender event that took place at the weekend.


So what should we expect from Hitman having support for DX12?  We can expect to see better performance, with improved multithreaded support, and increased performance for CPU-bound instructions.

Hitman will support DirectX 12

PC Gamer’s slide image said that DX12 will provide Hitman with:

  • better multithreading
  • increased performance where CPU bound
  • better experiences for laptop gamers
  • asynchronous compute on AMD cards for significant performance gains
  • early days but we will continue expanding and improving on the Dx12 experience in future releases.