Metro 2033 gets NVIDIA 3D support, new shots released

By Johnny Cullen, Wednesday, 17 February 2010 11:45 GMT

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THQ’s announced Metro 2033 will have 3D support from NVIDIA for PC when it releases next month.

The firm also confirmed the 4A apocalyptic title, based on the novel from Dmitry Glukhovsky, will support DX11.

The game promises to be looking “mind-blowing” when combined with the visuals from DX11 and the 3D tech.

“The 4A Engine is one of the most advanced game engines we’ve ever worked with, and with DX11 enabled, Metro 2033 is undoubtedly one of the best looking PC games of 2010,” said Tony Tamasi of NVIDIA.

“Combine this with NVIDIA 3D Vision and PhysX and you will experience mind-blowing visuals.”

Some new shots were also released from the title, showing the effects of DX11. Find them below with the PR.

Metro 2033 is out on March 16 in the US and March 19 in the UK for PC and 360.

THQ AND NVIDIA CONFIRM EXTENSIVE DX11 FEATURE SET AND 3D VISION SUPPORT FOR METRO 2033TM

Upcoming FPS from 4A Games will boast the most advanced DX11 techniques yet seen in a PC title

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. February 17th , 2010
– THQ Inc. and NVIDIA today announced that Metro 2033TM, the upcoming first person shooter from 4A Games, will support a number of advanced DX11 features with the latest generation of DX11 graphics cards, as well as NVIDIA 3D Vision support. Metro 2033 will also feature advanced, hardware accelerated physical effects using NVIDIA PhysX.

Gamers with DX11 cards will experience advanced Depth of Field effects as well as Full Tessellation on character models. You can see the results on the official Metro 2033 Flickr Collection at http://www.flickr.com/photos/metro2033 .

“Our engineers have been working closely with 4A Games to ensure that Metro 2033 takes full advantage of some of the spectacular effects made possible with the next generation of DX11 hardware,” said Tony Tamasi, Senior Vice President of Content and Technology at NVIDIA. “The 4A Engine is one of the most advanced game engines we’ve ever worked with, and with DX11 enabled, Metro 2033 is undoubtedly one of the best looking PC games of 2010. Combine this with NVIDIA 3D Vision and PhysX and you will experience mind-blowing visuals.”

Metro is scheduled for release in North America and Germany on the 16th March, Australia on the 18th March, and in the UK and the rest of Europe on the 19th March, on Xbox 360 and PC.

For the latest Metro 2033 news, visit Metro2033Game.com, follow Twitter.com/Metro2033 or become a fan at Facebook.com/Metro2033.

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