AMD说不会有DirectX12!  流言,Heise在线对AMD Roy Taylor 的采访透露说DirectX11之后不会有后继者。但是此前Microsoft也在1月份发给了XNA和DirectX MVP们消息说:
“DirectX is no longer evolving as a technology.” That is definitely not true in any way, shape or form. Microsoft is actively investing in DirectX as the unified graphics foundation for our key platforms, including Xbox 360, Windows Phone and Windows. DirectX is evolving and will continue to evolve. For instance, right now we’re investing in some very cool graphics code authorizing [sic] technology in Visual Studio. We have absolutely no intention of stopping innovation with DirectX