Caffeine Is The First DX12 Title, DX12 Offers Up To 20% Performance Improvement

Incandescent Imaging announced today that science fiction adventure title Caffeine – Episode One is the first DirectX 12 title to be released. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Caffeine is a horror game that comes in the form of three episodes.

As the team claimed, launching the game in DirectX 12 mode can provide up to a 20% performance boost and allows for a smoother experience in the visually stunning environments of Caffeine.

Incandescent Imaging recommends players to use the latest AMD / Nvidia drivers for the best performance gain.

Currently the first episode of Caffeine has mixed reviews on Steam (only twelve reviews mind you) with players reporting various physics bugs and performance issues that will – hopefully – be addressed by the time the second episode arrives.

Caffeine Episode One - Release Teaser

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