There are news regarding Shadowlands, the new expansion of World of Warcraft. For now it still has no release date, in fact it is in alpha phase. We can only say that it will come this year. The news rather has to do with ray tracing. In Wow head They have published a screenshot of the graphic settings and we can see something very interesting, you can see that it will support ray tracing for the shadows.
Although the option appears in the graphic settings for now it is not possible to activate ray tracing. As you can see from the screenshot, there are three levels of ray tracing. Once it is possible to activate ray tracing, you will need a compatible graphics card. For now, only NVIDIA's RTX range supports this technology via hardware. Also, it is something that consumes a lot of resources. NVIDIA's Ampere GPUs are expected to offer considerable improvement in every way, and this will be reflected in enabling ray tracing.
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