VentureBeat has an article today about Ashes of the Singularity and how it's taking advantage of DirectX 12.
"That’s why graphics chip maker Advanced Micro Devices is teaming up with game engine developer Oxide Games and publisher Stardock. Essentially, RTS games have been good at depicting small-scale battles. The goal of Ashes of the Singularity is to depict real-time wars. Thousands or even tens of thousands of 3D objects could appear on screen in such a game.
Until now, strategy games had to have a real limit on the number of units that could be on the screen at once. To get over this limit, Oxide Games created its Nitrous Engine to take advantage of the DirectX 12 graphics software, which in turn can fully exploit the graphics hardware and 64-bit multicore central processing units (CPUs) in gamer PCs."
Read more at VentureBeat....