Why aren't more games supporting Vulkan ?
Acidtrip-69 Banned last edited by
I was was thinking why aren't more games supporting Vulkan ? Its open sourced and it supports many different OS, Windows, Linux, OSX. DirectX 12 only supports windows.
Sazime last edited by
The short answer is support and install base. There are a lot of Windows systems with Nvidia graphics cards out there, so DX is pretty ubiquitous.
I don't know exactly how the business works, but I would think being open source could hurt a product, if only because it might mean there's less support for it. When you pay an organization for their software, you get a certain amount to technical expertise when problems come up. When it's "open" and you're not paying for it, you're also not paying for support, which might make implementation more difficult.