When Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June 2021, it said the DirectStorage API, which would give gaming PCs next-gen loading times, would be exclusive to the new operating system. But it appears that is no longer the case.
Microsoft has released a developer preview of DirectStorage, which is exciting news for anyone wondering why the API is taking so long to release. But in the accompanying blog, Microsoft laid out some details on compatibility. Namely, DirectStorage will be supported on Windows 10, you just won’t get the full experience.