Supports or requires DX9 compliant hardware. Possibly needs only the run-time in case no hardware acceleration is used.
Alternate name: DX9
The first video game about DirectX 9 was released in 1996.
|A||2002 - DirectX 9 released|
|B||2004 - DirectX 9.0c released (SM 3.0 introduced)|
|C||2005 - First 64bit version of DirectX|
|D||2006 - DirectX 10 introduced|
|E||2008 - OpenGL 3.0|