The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar now prides itself as being the first MMORPG that supports DirectX 10 and NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors. The upgrade is to allow players to experience the new improvements to Middle-earth. Details in the full article.
Turbine Inc. has announced that the Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar now supports the Microsoft DirectX 10 API and the NVIDIA GeForce graphics processors. LoTR: Shadows of Angmar is now the first MMORPG to support DirectX 10.
The new feature was incorporated into the game so players can experience the new improvements to Middle-earth. Graphics within the game have been given a boost, with upgraded shaders for water, particle effects, and lighting for distant terrain.
The support for DirectX 10 will also allow the game to have realistic real-time shadows for outdoor environments.