The DX11 Ultra Upgrade is a free visual improvement add-on introducing DirectX 11 support as well as a wealth of graphical improvements and performance optimization for both DX11 and DX9 API's.
When using the new “Ultra” spec, DX9 platforms will beneficiate from realtime local reflections and contacts shadows. The owners of DX11 platforms, in addition, will be able to enjoy hardware tessellation (requires the installation of the “Tessellation Package”), parallax occlusion mapping and several improvements for shadows, water, particles, depth of field and motion blur.
Today Electronic Arts announced its financial results for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2024, related to the period between April 1 and June 30, 2023.
EA chief executive officer Andrew Wilson was asked about the company's plans for the Star Wars franchise and the possibility of acquisitions.