What is the new “Game Mode” of Windows 10 Creators Update?

Despite a few bad years, the market for PC video games, it is again booming due to Game Mode of Microsoft Windows 10, among other things, platforms such as Steam, which allow games to be obtained at a much lower price than on video game consoles since The new DRM protection models, such as Denuvo, are very complicated to break and keep the titles as “legal” at least during their launch.

Although so far no official information from Microsoft, the new "Game Mode" Windows 10 will function as a configuration that will minimize the priority of operating system processes

Windows is the most widely used PC operating system in the world, however, this system did not have a special mode optimized for video games. Therefore, with each release of the operating system, many users have created unofficial versions of Windows, known as “Windows Gamer Edition” where priority was given to these tasks, although, frankly, were neither the best versions of Windows ( And, often, errors appeared) or even legal.

We can not deny that Microsoft Windows 10 is assuming a major change for the entire Windows ecosystem and is adapting to all aspects of new times, for example, new Internet connections, computer attacks to protect itself the best Possible and, as it could not be less, to games.

Although we already have features like DVR , and applications that centralize the titles of Microsoft, such as the Xbox , the company wants to go further and, therefore, with the next update known as Windows 10 Creators Update, come what, so far, it is known as the “Game Mode”.

Windows 10 Game Mode, a setting to optimize your computer’s performance

Although so far no official information from Microsoft, the new “Game Mode” Windows 10 will function as a configuration that will minimize the priority of operating system processes in order to leave the maximum number of resources available to process high workloads involving games and do so that they work faster and better way similar to the Xbox optimizes the use of resources when running a game on the console.

This new configuration has been released due to the existence of a new library in the operating system, called “gamemode.dll” which will be responsible for prioritizing the use of resources used by the games so that they always work above All other processes loaded in the operating system.

At the moment much more data on this “game mode” are not known , for example, if you work with all conventional PC games (both installed separately and from platforms like Steam) or if, for example, will be limited to games Modern UI in order to encourage users to buy games through this Microsoft store.

Be that as it may, at the beginning of 2017 we are out of doubt and, it seems, Windows 10 Creators Update is going to be an update that will not disappoint anyone.

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