Alternate headline: "Multinational Billion Dollar Company Somehow Convinces People To Buy Its New Product"
By Tim Colwill on January 6, 2014 at 2:40 pm
It looks like the horror of the Metro tile interface isn’t enough to deter PC gamers, with the latest Steam hardware survey showing the rise of Windows 8 continues.
According to the survey, 20% of Steam users are now running the OS, a gain of 1.5% in just over a month.
Unfortunately for Windows h8ers, the operating system is going to be the only way to get incremental DirectX updates in the future, with Microsoft confirming that DirectX 11.2 — and presumably onwards — would be exclusive to Windows 8 (and the Xbox One, natch).