Microsoft and Epic have released some screenshots for the next DLC of Gears of War 3. RAAM's Shadow will allow player to take control of the Zeta Squad as well as General RAAM himself. Additionally, Minh Young Kim, Michael Barrick, Tai Kaliso and Alicia Valera will be available to select for any multiplayer mode. Raam and Theron Elite might be there too. It will be out on December 13th and will cost 1200MSP unless you have the season pass.
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] (24 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)