Which DirectX to include

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Post » Mon Jun 21, 2010 1:41 am

Is this 80mb file the one I should include with games?
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/deta ... laylang=en
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Post » Mon Jun 21, 2010 2:31 am

Technically yes, but I'd recommend against including the full install file. Just include the web installer; no point in inflating the download size of your game especially in case people already have the latest runtime.

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Post » Tue Jun 22, 2010 10:38 am

The web installer is ideal for downloaded games, since it's so much smaller. You can also choose the most recent DirectX version - all of the DirectX setups include everything that was in the previous releases, including the August 2008 files.
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