For a few years, Formula 1 HD games have laid low but Codemasters is about to try to give the fans what they want with F1 2010. It is pretty obvious the EGO engine is at work here, and though some might bitch about the return of the saturated lighting, I'm sure every one will be happy to see that weather effects are included. The game is scheduled for release next September on Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC.
The point was, nvidia (and ms) seems to be pushing to put this tech on the marked and and adopted within a year or two, and not just putting out a paper about possible gpu/api directions in the future (18 minutes ago)
@droezelke: Tony Tamasi from nvidia said:"We expect to see games shipping with [RTX] this year" [url] (25 minutes ago)
are folks here getting Far Cry 5 when it comes out? (41 minutes ago)
@droezelke: i was only quoting the nvidia blog, and i don't know if there's been any interviews or articles stating otherwise. (43 minutes ago)
@Melmoth: No, there won't be games this year with realtime ray-tracing (ie only 1 light source). (1 Hour ago)
@Melmoth: I don't know who it was here, but my message was for him. He thought that games using this tech would be released this year. Also nVidia hinted at it, but they meant that it might help... (1 Hour ago)
as for generational jump in performance. i think for nvidia it's been about 1.5-1.7x increase the last 4-5 gens. with the pascal cards (10 series) being around 1.7x performance of maxwell (900series) (2 Hours ago)