Age of Conan Expansion Pack Arriving Next Year, DirectX 10 Screenshot Comparisions Hit

BOOM widget 119084Developer Funcom has announced that the first retail expansion pack for its mature PC MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures will hit next year.

The accompanying teaser image for the expansion, pictured left, suggests that the it will add Oriental areas, foes and lore to the game.

Alongside news of the expansion pack, the developer issued screenshots highlighting the difference between the title's DirectX 9 and Direct X10 graphical effects--with DX10 support coming in a free future update to the core game--along with a look at some of the upcoming free content.

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Left, DirectX 9. Right, DirectX 10.