The Khronos Group has released version 1.0 of the Vulkan – api . At the same time AMD and Nvidia beta drivers released with Vulkan support. The API is the successor to OpenGL and will compete with Microsoft’s DirectX 12 and Apple’s Metal.

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In addition to the publication of the final specifications of Vulkan 1.0 Khronos has also released an SDK for developers. All documentation regarding Vulkan is available on GitHub .

Developers can immediately get to work with the new api , but Vulkan users can try , for both AMD and Nvidia on Tuesday beta drivers released with Vulkan support and on Steam has now published the first game with interim Vulkan support. It comes to the latest public beta of The Talos Principle(windows only)

vulcan_2000962915Now Vulkan 1.0 has been released , it is expected soon more games with support for the new api will follow soon. Among other Unity , Epic , Valve and Dice have pledged to support Vulkan with their game engines .

 

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